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Friday, August 5, 2022

News and Weather Briefing for Friday, August 5, 2022



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Almanac
Macon Calendar
Local and StateNews
Russo-UKrainian War Updates
National News Roundup
COVID-19 News and Updates
Science and Technology
Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)
On This Day
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GENERAL OUTLOOK

There is an increased potential for excessive rain on Friday which will raise the risk of localized flash flooding, especially in locations that experience rain today.



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Local Weather

General Forecast Through Sunday Night





Franklin Area

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 80s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds.

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.


Highlands Plateau

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with lows in the lower 60s. Calm winds.

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 60s.


Otto and South Central Macon County

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 80s. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds.

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 80s. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.


Nantahala Area

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 80. Calm winds. Chance of rain is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Calm winds.

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the mid-to-late afternoon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with highs near 79. Chance of rain is 60%.

Saturday Night

Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain is 60%.







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Hazards and Tropical Weather

Scattered slowly moving showers and thunderstorms will present a risk of localized flooding, frequent lightning, and localized damaging wind gusts this late afternoon and evening.

A wet pattern will be in place this time period with showers and thunderstorms possible day or overnight, although activity will peak during the afternoon and evening hours. Localized flooding will be possible at times if stronger storms move slowly or train over the same areas.





TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK




Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Fri Aug 5 2022

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

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

What's Up in the Tropics with Mark Sudduth - August 4, 2022





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Almanac

24 Hour Smoke Forecast

No smoke fields will be crossing Macon County today, no map was produced.












Air quality is in theupper range of green for most of the county, with the ridges and other higher elevations today being in the upper range of green.

Fire and Smoke Map




Local Air Monitor



Pollen

Pollen levels are expected to be in the medium range 2.1 out of 12) today with Grasses, Nettle, and Chenopods being the main culprits. Tomorrow is expected to be in the medium range (5.3 out of 12).



Record Weather Events for August 5th

Record weather events for this date in Macon County
(1872-2016)

Highest Temperature 93°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 2006
Lowest Temperature 45°F in Highlands in 1985
Greatest Rainfall 4.54 inches in Highlands in 1901
Greatest Snowfall (no measurable snowfall has been recorded on this date since records started being kept in 1872)


Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of August
Data available from 1873 to 2022

Highest Temperature 99°F in Franklin on 08-09-1980
Lowest Temperature 40°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 08-29-1968
Greatest Rainfall 9.68 inches in Highlands on 08-13-1940
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1873

All-time record weather events for Macon County

Highest Temperature 101°F in Franklin on Jul 29, 1952
Lowest Temperature -19°F in Highlands on Jan 21, 1985
Greatest Rainfall 21.15 inches in Highlands on Jul 29, 1879
Greatest One-Day Snowfall 25.5 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station on Mar 13, 1993

Monthly Averages

Warmest Weather Station 79.7°F Wilmington, New Hanover County
Coldest Weather Station 59.6°F Mount Mitchell, Yancey County
Wettest Weather Station 7.74 in Lake Toxaway, Transylvania County
Driest Weather Station 3.12 in Lexington, Davidson County




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Macon Calendar
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Local and State News


• Franklin Police Chief Announces Retirement [Macon Media]

• As monkeypox declared public health emergency, local universities looking at safety protocols [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]

• Virtual charter schools accepted too many students. But NC will let them stay anyway. [Raleigh News and Observer]

• Transylvania County school resource officers conduct active shooter training drills [WLOS-TV (Asheville, NC)]

• Buncombe resident awarded $50K after sheriff's deputy Asheville gas station strip search [Asheville Citizen Times]


State Budget Details

• NC Budget Table of Contents [Google Drive (PDF)]

• NC House Bill 103: 2022 Appropriations Act [Google Drive (PDF)]

• Joint Conference Committee Report on the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2022 [Google Drive (PDF)]

• House Bill 103 Information and Voting History [NC General Assembly Website]

• Raises for state employees, preparations for recession, in proposed state budget [WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)]


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Special Section: Russo-Ukrainian War Updates
(sharing of a particular source is not an endorsement)
(Longer videos are in the Russo-Ukraine Videos section)



• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, August 04 [Institute for the Study of War] [PDF for August 3rd ]

• Timeline: Week 23 of Russia’s war in Ukraine [Al Jazeera]

China Exercises OVER Taiwan | Military/LEO Combat Footage Review | Funker 530






JOMINI OF THE WEST MAP (Day 148-158)







• Ukraine targets supply routes to weaken Russian troops in Kherson [France 24]

• Ukraine Fires on Bridges, Rail Lines in Bid to Loosen Russia’s Grip on Kherson [Wall Street Journal]

• Russian contract soldiers increasingly jailed in occupied Donbas [DW News]

• Ukraine war: No sleep in Ukraine’s relentlessly bombed city [BBC News]

• Why military aid to Ukraine doesn't always get to the front lines: "Like 30% of it reaches its final destination" [CBS News]


News from Russian or pro-Russian outlets or Video About the Russian Perspective

• US neighbor calls for five-year global truce [Russia Today]

• What if China recognises Crimea? Beijing unwilling to talk to Ukraine [Pravda ]

• Bank of Russia considers feasible to convert state companies’ funds from dollars and euro [TASS Russian News Agency]

The causes and consequences of the Ukraine war A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer



The Ukraine War From Russia's Perspective




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National and World News Roundup

• Alex Jones must pay at least $4.1 million to parents of a Sandy Hook school massacre victim in defamation case, jury rules [NBC NewsE]

• Alex Jones’ cellphone records include ‘intimate messages with Roger Stone,’ Sandy Hook attorney says [News Times (Danbury, CT)]

• WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in prison by Russian court [CNBC]

• Lightning strikes near White House; Secret Service performs life-saving aid on victims [Fox Weather]

• Pentagon reminds everyone not to wipe their phones [Army Times]


Global National: Aug. 4, 2022 | Ontario nurses union calls on governments to fix crisis in hospitals



Nightly News Full Broadcast - August 04


PBS NewsHour Full Episode August 4th, 2022



• Yes, the Great Books Make Us Better People [New York Times]



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COVID-19 News and Updates

Here is a section on COVID-19. It includes local, regional, state, national, and global items.



COVID-19 Numbers for Macon County:






• WHO Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard [World Health Organization]

Globally, as of 6:04pm CEST, 2 August 2022, there have been 575,887,049 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,398,412 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 26 July 2022, a total of 12,248,795,623 vaccine doses have been administered.

In United States of America, from 3 January 2020 to 6:04pm CEST, 2 August 2022, there have been 90,236,371 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,020,010 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 22 July 2022, a total of 593,464,253 vaccine doses have been administered.

• Dr. Fauci: If you aren’t up-to-date on Covid vaccines and boosters, you’re ‘going to get into trouble’ [CNBC]

• “God, No, Not Another Case.” COVID-Related Stillbirths Didn’t Have to Happen. [Pro Publica]

• Man who threatened Dr. Fauci, other official, gets 3 years [AP News]

• Updated Covid-19 boosters are expected in September. Will it be too late? [CNN]

• Covid has settled into a persistent pattern — and remains damaging. It may not change anytime soon [STAT]




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Science and Technology News Roundup

• A Stranger Filmed Her on the Train. TikTok Users Decided She Had Monkeypox. [New York Times]

• EVs cost 22% less to service than ICE cars, new data shows [Fleet World]

• US Attorneys General will take legal action against telecom providers enabling robocalls [Engadget]

• HBO Max and Discovery+ will combine into a single streaming service [NBC News]

• Cheating Death: Yale Scientists Restore Cell, Organ Function in Pigs After Death [SciTechDaily]

• Free, legally available series/movies on YouTube in a Netlflix-like interface [Lamplight TV]


Podcasts and Long Form Videos
Anything covering educational, entertainment, history, current events, and technology topics

he Level1 Show August 5 2022: Digital Digit Discipline



The Surplus Surprise - DTNS 4331 | Daily Tech News Show



SpaceX capsule crashes to Earth in Australian field | BBC News



New Shepard Mission NS-22 Webcast | Blue Origin [Wikipedia Article]

• Blue Origin NS-22 [Wikipedia Article]


Linux Action News 252 | Jupiter Broadcasting



Bill Gates HUGE BET On the Future of Green Energy! | Two Bit da Vinci



Artemis I spacecraft ready for launch | ESA



Lex Fridman: Without Elon Musk humans may never land on Mars



Near Peer: China (Understanding the Chinese Military) | Army University Press






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Russo-Ukrainian War Videos (mostly long form)

--> Germany gears up to become world's third-largest military spender | Al Jazeera



War in Ukraine: Shelling continues in Krasnopillia | FRANCE 24 English



Gerhard Schröder: Putin's puppet – or potential mediator? | DW News



Sanctioned Russian oligarchs 'exploited' UK secrecy loophole | BBC Newsnight



China Exercises OVER Taiwan | Military/LEO Combat Footage Review | Funker 530







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On This Day

August 5th is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 148 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events



Historical Events

(Please note that the Wikipedia articles often contain a bibliography and links to where you can learn more about a historical event)

AD 25 – Guangwu claims the throne as Emperor of China, restoring the Han dynasty after the collapse of the short-lived Xin dynasty.

135 – Roman armies enter Betar, slaughtering thousands and ending the bar Kokhba revolt.

642 – Battle of Maserfield: Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.

910 – The last major Danish army to raid England for nearly a century is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward the Elder and Æthelred, Lord of the Mercians.

939 – The Battle of Alhandic is fought between Ramiro II of León and Abd-ar-Rahman III at Zamora in the context of the Spanish Reconquista. The battle resulted in a victory for the Emirate of Córdoba.

1068 – Byzantine–Norman wars: Italo-Normans begin a nearly-three-year siege of Bari.

1100 – Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.

1278 – Spanish Reconquista: the forces of the Kingdom of Castile initiate the ultimately futile Siege of Algeciras against the Emirate of Granada.

1388 – The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn.

1506 – The Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeats the Crimean Khanate in the Battle of Kletsk.

1583 – Sir Humphrey Gilbert establishes the first English colony in North America, at what is now St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

1600 – The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.

1620 – The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England, carrying would-be settlers, on its first attempt to reach North America; it is forced to dock in Dartmouth when its companion ship, the Speedwell, springs a leak.
• [Wikipedia: Mayflower]

1689 – Beaver Wars: Fifteen hundred Iroquois attack Lachine in New France.

1716 – Austro-Turkish War (1716–1718): One-fifth of a Turkish army and the Grand Vizier are killed in the Battle of Petrovaradin.

1735 – Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of New York, on the basis that what he had published was true.

1763 – Pontiac's War: Battle of Bushy Run: British forces led by Henry Bouquet defeat Chief Pontiac's Indians at Bushy Run.

1781 – The Battle of Dogger Bank takes place.

1796 – The Battle of Castiglione in Napoleon's first Italian campaigns of the French Revolutionary Wars.

1816 – The British Admiralty dismisses Francis Ronalds's new invention of the first working electric telegraph as "wholly unnecessary", preferring to continue using the semaphore.

1824 – Greek War of Independence: Konstantinos Kanaris leads a Greek fleet to victory against Ottoman and Egyptian naval forces in the Battle of Samos.

1858 – Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.

1860 – Charles XV of Sweden of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Norway in Trondheim.

1861 – American Civil War: In order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government levies the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US$800; rescinded in 1872).

1861 – The United States Army abolishes flogging.

1862 – American Civil War: Battle of Baton Rouge: Along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Confederate troops attempt to take the city, but are driven back by fire from Union gunboats.
• [Wikipedia: Battle of Baton Rouge (1862)]
• [Baton Rouge August 5 1862]
• [Wikipedia: Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War]

1864 – American Civil War: The Battle of Mobile Bay begins at Mobile Bay near Mobile, Alabama, Admiral David Farragut leads a Union flotilla through Confederate defenses and seals one of the last major Southern ports.
• [Wikipedia: Battle of Mobile Bay]
• [The Battle of Mobile Bay - 154th Anniversary Campfire Talk with Ranger Karlton Smith]

1874 – Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in the United Kingdom.

1884 – The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid on Bedloe's Island (now Liberty Island) in New York Harbor.

1888 – Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.

1901 – Peter O'Connor sets the first IAAF recognised long jump world record of 24 ft 11.75 in (7.6137 m), a record that would stand for 20 years.

1906 – Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.

1914 – World War I: The German minelayer SS Königin Luise lays a minefield about 40 miles (64 km) off the Thames Estuary (Lowestoft). She is intercepted and sunk by the British light-cruiser HMS Amphion.

1914 – World War I: The guns of Point Nepean fort at Port Phillip Heads in Victoria (Australia) fire across the bows of the Norddeutscher Lloyd steamer SS Pfalz which is attempting to leave the Port of Melbourne in ignorance of the declaration of war and she is detained; this is said to be the first Allied shot of the War.

1914 – In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
• [First electric traffic signal installed]
• [Early Electric Traffic Signals] (Cleveland Police Museum)

1916 – World War I: Battle of Romani: Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.

1925 – Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language that is at the time in danger of dying out.

1926 – Harry Houdini performs his greatest feat, spending 91 minutes underwater in a sealed tank before escaping.

1940 – World War II: The Soviet Union formally annexes Latvia.

1944 – World War II: At least 1,104 Japanese POWs in Australia attempt to escape from a camp at Cowra, New South Wales; 545 temporarily succeed but are later either killed, commit suicide, or are recaptured.
• [Wikipedia: Cowra breakout]
• [The Prison Breakout at Cowra, Australia. Revised Edition.]
• [The Cowra Breakout- Australia at War]

1944 – World War II: Polish insurgents liberate a German labor camp (Gęsiówka) in Warsaw, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners.

1944 – World War II: The Nazis begin a week-long massacre of between 40,000 and 50,000 civilians and prisoners of war in Wola, Poland.
• [Wikipedia: Wola massacre]
• ['Hitler killed these girls’ The Shocking Wola Massacre]
• [In the footsteps of Slaughter of Wola]

1949 – In Ecuador, an earthquake destroys 50 towns and kills more than 6,000.

1957 – American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage "baby-boomers" by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.

1960 – Burkina Faso, then known as Upper Volta, becomes independent from France.

1962 – Apartheid: Nelson Mandela is jailed. He would not be released until 1990.

1962 – American actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead at her home from a drug overdose.

1963 – Cold War: The United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union sign the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

1964 – Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow: American aircraft from carriers USS Ticonderoga and USS Constellation bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.
• [Wikipedia: Operation Pierce Arrow]

1965 – The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 begins as Pakistani soldiers cross the Line of Control dressed as locals.

1969 – The Lonesome Cowboys police raid occurs in Atlanta, Georgia, leading to the creation of the Georgia Gay Liberation Front.

1971 – The first Pacific Islands Forum (then known as the "South Pacific Forum") is held in Wellington, New Zealand, with the aim of enhancing cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean.

1973 – Mars 6 is launched from the USSR.

1974 – Vietnam War: The U.S. Congress places a $1 billion limit on military aid to South Vietnam.

1974 – Watergate scandal: President Richard Nixon, under orders of the US Supreme Court, releases the "Smoking Gun" tape, recorded on June 23,

1972, clearly revealing his actions in covering up and interfering investigations into the break-in. His political support vanishes completely.

1979 – In Afghanistan, Maoists undertake the Bala Hissar uprising against the Leninist government.

1981 – President Ronald Reagan fires 11,359 striking air-traffic controllers who ignored his order for them to return to work.
• [Reagan fires 11,000 striking air traffic controllers, Aug. 5, 1981]
• [Remarks and Q & A with reporters on the Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) strike]
• [PATCO Strike of 1981: President Reagan Dismisses 11,345 Air Traffic Controllers]

1984 – A Biman Bangladesh Airlines Fokker F27 Friendship crashes on approach to Zia International Airport, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing all 49 people on board.

1995 – Yugoslav Wars: The city of Knin, Croatia, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated in Croatia as Victory Day.

2003 – A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.

2010 – The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 2,300 ft (700 m) below the ground for 69 days.

2010 – Ten members of International Assistance Mission Nuristan Eye Camp team are killed by persons unknown in Kuran wa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.

2012 – The Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting took place in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six victims; the perpetrator committed suicide after being wounded by police.

2015 – The Environmental Protection Agency at Gold King Mine waste water spill releases three million gallons of heavy metal toxin tailings and waste water into the Animas River in Colorado.

2019 – Revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (state) occurred and the state was bifurcated into two union territories viz Jammu and Kashmir (union territory) and Ladakh.

2020 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 'Bhoomi Pujan' or land worship ceremony in Ayodhya, laid the foundation stone of Rama Mandir in Ayodhya after Supreme Court rules verdict in favor of building the temple on the disputed land of Ayodhya; Pakistan retaliates by calling it 'Black Day'.


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Published at 5:00am on Friday, August 05, 2022
Author: Bobby Coggins


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