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Friday, October 1, 2021

Weather Briefing for Friday, October 1, 2021


Here is a truncated weather report for today. 

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National Weather Map for Today



General forecast through Sunday Night


Franklin area

Today

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs near 80. Calm winds.

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with highs near 80. Light and variable winds.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the upper 50s. Calm winds.

Sunday

A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Chance of rain is 20%.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Chance of rain is 60%.




Highlands Plateau

Today

Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 60s. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-50s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 4pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with highs near 70. Calm winds becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid-50s. Light west southwest wind.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 70.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-50s.




Otto area

Today

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid-to-upper 70s. Light winds out of the south.

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday

A slight chance of showers, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with highs in the upper 70s. Calm winds in the morning increasing to come out of the southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds.

Sunday

A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid-70s. Chance of rain is 20%.

Sunday Night

A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 60.




Nantahala area

Today

A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid-70s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with highs in the mid-70s. Light and variable winds.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around 60. Calm winds.

Sunday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the ;ower 70s.

Sunday Night

Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 60. Chance of rain is 60%.


Hazards and Tropical Weather

Hazardous weather is not expected today.



TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK





Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Fri Oct 1 2021

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane Sam, located about 500 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, and on Tropical Storm Victor, located over the eastern tropical Atlantic.

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Published at 4:15am on Friday, October 01, 2021

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