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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Daily Weather Briefing for Thursday, January 30, 2020




Outlook

A wedge of cool high pressure will be in place over the area today. An upper trough will cross the region Friday and Saturday, bringing chances of precipitation that will end by early Sunday. Expect dry and milder weather to start next week.

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THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is not expected today. There will be a chance of snow in the higher elevations (mainly above 4000 feet) today and tonight.







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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

Partly sunny, with highs near 50. Light and variable winds.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing. Calm winds.

Friday

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 50. Calm winds. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Calm winds.

Saturday

A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around freezing.





OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

Partly sunny, with highs near 50. Light and variable winds.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Calm winds.

Friday

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the upper 40s. Calm winds. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s. Calm winds. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday

A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 50. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night

A 20 percent chance of rain before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with lows around freezing.





HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

Partly sunny, with highs near 40. Light and variable winds in the morning becoming south around 6 mph by noon.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing. Winds out of the southeast 3 to 6 mph.

Friday

A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with highs near 40. WInds out of the southeast 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Friday Night

A chance of rain and snow before 5am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing. Winds out of the east around 6 mph shifting to come out of the northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.

Saturday

A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am. Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 40s. Winds out of the northwest 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night

A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation is 20%.





NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s. Light and variable winds.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Calm winds.

Friday

A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 40s. Light winds out of the southeast. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night

A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Calm winds. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday

A chance of rain and snow before 10am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-40s. Light winds out of the west increasing and shifting to come out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph by midmorning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night

A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.


Published at 5:00am on Thursday, January 30, 2020

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