Expect numerous showers and thunderstorms again today, as a cold front approaches from the west. The front should move across the region on Wednesday, ushering in cool high pressure for the rest of the week. The high will shift to our east over the weekend, resulting in warmer temperatures into early next week.
Local News Update
(National News is published after the Macon Calendar section)
Franklin Police Officer Devin Holland is Promoted to Captain
• The Franklin Town Council Regular Meeting for May 2021 [LINK]
Proponents of Public Skatepark Adress the Town Council During Public Comment
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Angel Medical Center Facility [LINK]
Governor Orders Flags Lowered Until Sunset on May 4th [LINK]
National Weather Map for Today
General forecast through Thursday Night
Air quality is in the extereme upper 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
(There are no significant sources of smoke in the region as of 3am on 04-22-2021.)
Highest Temperature 88°F in Franklin in 1955
Lowest Temperature 25°F in Franklin in 1971
Greatest Rainfall 2.52 inches in Highlands in 1993
Greatest Snowfall No measurable snowfall has been recorded on this date since records started being kept in 1872
May Weather Extremes for Macon County
Highest Temperature 92°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 05-20-1966
Lowest Temperature 23°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 05-02-1963
Greatest Rainfall 5.97 inches in Highlands on 05-30-2018
Greatest Snowfall 2.5 inches in Highlands on 05-07-1992
Macon County Public Library
Exploring North Carolina’s Lookout Towers: A Guide to Hikes and Vistas with Author Peter Barr Thursday, May 6th, 6:30 p.m. outside the Macon County Public Library in the picnic pavilion next to Macon Early College- Exploring North Carolina’s Lookout Towers: A Guide to Hikes and Vistas with Author Peter Barr Join us for a presentation by the author and a chance to purchase your own copy of his updated book on NC’s lookout towers. Please call, email or visit Kristina Moe at the library to register- 828-524-3600, [email protected] Friends of the Greenway
Friends of the Greenway would like to invite you to FROG FAIR, our spring arts & crafts fair on May 8, 2021 from 9-3 at FROG Quarters, 573 E. Main St, Franklin (at the Town bridge). We are excited to report that so far, 26 vendors have chosen to participate at the FAIR. As a fund raiser event for FROG, we collect a vendor registration fee, will offer a continental breakfast, lunch specials, homemade desserts and hold a 50/50 drawing with a $50 guarantee. Area musicians will perform throughout the day, with a sitting area for extra enjoyment. Mark your calendar and come enjoy the day. Stop by FROG Quarters Wednesday-Saturday between 9-2 to become a registered vendor or to purchase 50/50 drawing tickets. Hope to see you on May 8. For vendor information, email us at [email protected]
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