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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Daily Weather Briefing for Saturday, January 25, 2020





Outlook

Seasonably cool and dry conditions will persist through the weekend. A couple weak surface lows will bring precipitation to the area Monday and again during the middle of next week. There is the potential for a fairly strong and moist weather system to affect the region by next weekend with a potential for wintry precipitation.


Public Safety Log

Today's log is available and will be updated as needed. [LINK]  


Yesterday's log is also online. [LINK



News Brief

• Town of Waynesville Hires Franklin Police Chief. [LINK]


THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
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Green, Yellow, and Red indicate rain. Orange and Purple Indicate Freezing Rain or other freezing precipitation. Blue indicates snow.






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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is not expected today.




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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with highs in the mid-40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-20s. WInds out of the northwest 3 to 6 mph.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with highs near 50. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 7 mph.

Sunday Night

A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Increasing clouds, with lows around freezing. Light winds out of the west. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Monday

A chance of snow before 8am, then a chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-40s. Calm wind increasing to come out of the northwest around 6 mph by midmorning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the upper 20s.





OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with highs in the mid-40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 20s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with highs near 50. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night

A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow. Increasing clouds, with lows around freezing. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Monday

A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around 30.





HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-to-upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-20s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with highs in the lower 40s. Winds out of the northwest around 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Sunday Night

A chance of rain and snow before 1am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 30. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.

Monday

A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 40. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 20s.





NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the upper 30s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-20s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night

A chance of rain before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 8pm and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing. Winds out of the west 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Monday

A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 40. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the upper 20s.


Published at 5:00am on Saturday, January 25, 2020

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