The Bermuda high remains in place across the southeastern United States today before retreating to the south and east tomorrow as an upper-level low phases into a trough digging across the eastern United States. Daily shower and thunderstorm chances will continue today and tomorrow despite the breaking down of this ridge. Friday into Saturday a cold front keeps shower and thunderstorm chances in the forecast. Late this weekend into early next week shower and thunderstorm chances decrease significantly despite a second cold front approaching the area.
General pulse thunderstorms are expected across the region today, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours. The main impacts with these thunderstorms are cloud-to-ground lightning and locally heavy rainfall.
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National Weather Map for Today
General forecast through Friday Night
Air quality is in the middle range of green for most of the county, with the ridges and other higher elevations today being in the middle range of green.
Fire and Smoke Map
(There are no significant sources of smoke in the region as of 3am on 04-22-2021.)
Pollen levels are expected to be in the loiw-medium range (4.0 out of 12) today with Oak, Poplar, and Grasses being the main culprits. Tomorrow is expected to be in the low-medium range range (3.5 out of 12).
Weather Extremes for Macon County on June 9th
Highest Temperature 94°F in Franklin in 1953
Lowest Temperature 38°F in Highlands in 1931
Greatest Rainfall 2.71 inches in Highlands in 1989
Greatest Snowfall (No snowfall recorded on this date since records started being kept in 1872)
June Weather Extremes for Macon County
Highest Temperature 99°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 06-30-2012
Lowest Temperature 32°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 06-02-1966
Greatest Rainfall 7.63 inches in Highlands on 06-16-1949
Greatest Snowfall no measurable snowfall has been recorded since records started being kept in 1872
The Macon County Art Association (a not for profit member organization) is offering classes in encaustic painting on Specified Fridays from 10AM-12PM at the Uptown Gallery 30 E Main St Franklin NC. Specific class dates are Friday July 9 and 23, August 3 and 27, September 3 and 17, October 29.
For more information contact the instructor, Karen Smith, at [email protected]
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