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News and Weather Briefing for Monday, November 20, 2023

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Here is the news and weather briefing for Macon County.


GENERAL OUTLOOK

Dry high pressure remains in place today. A strong cold front moves into the area Tuesday with a good chance for beneficial rainfall. Dry high pressure builds in on Wednesday remaining in place into Friday. Low pressure moves northward from Florida on Friday and along the Carolina coast Saturday.






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General Forecast Through Wednesday Night

Franklin Area

Today

A 20 percent chance of rain before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid 50s. Calm winds becoming early in the morning increasing to come out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph by midmorning.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 40s. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 15 mph shifting and increasing to come out of the southeast 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers after 4pm. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of rain is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 40s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the northwest after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 50s.

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with lows around freezing.



`Highlands Plateau

Today

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the mid 40s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

A slight chance of rain before 8pm, then showers, mainly after 2am. Patchy fog after 5am. Lows around 40. Winds out of the east 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers before 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then showers after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 9am. Highs near 50. Winds out of the southeast 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of rain is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with lows around 40. Winds out of the south 10 to 15 mph shifting to come out of the northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around freezing.



Otto and South Central Macon County

Today

A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid 40s. Winds out of the southeast 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers after 4pm. Highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of rain is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 40s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the northwest after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows around freezing.



Nantahala Area

Today

A 20 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with highs in the low-to-mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 5 to 140 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the upper 40s. Winds out of the east 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Tuesday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Highs in the mid 50s. Winds out of the southeast 25 to 30 mph in the morning decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of rain is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tuesday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with lows in the lower 40s. Winds out of the south 5 to 10 mph shifting to come out of the northwest after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with highs in the mid 40s.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with lows in the mid 30s.



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Hazards

The burn ban is still in effect. [LINK TO BURN BAN INFO]

Strong, gusty winds are possible late Monday into Tuesday night as a frontal system crosses the area. Isolated heavy rainfall is also possible Tuesday into Tuesday night.




Record Weather Events for November 20th

Record weather events for this date in Macon County
(1872-2021)

Highest Temperature 76°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1994
Lowest Temperature 3°F in Highlands in in 1914 (also the state record)
Greatest Rainfall 3.33 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1952
Greatest Snowfall 1.7 inches in Franklin in 1882

Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of November Data available from 1872

Highest Temperature 83°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 11-04-2003
Lowest Temperature -3°F in Highlands on 11-25-1950
Greatest Rainfall 4.69 inches in Highlands on 11-29-1914
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands on 11-28-1922

(the excessive rainfall was due to the remnants of Hurricane Hilda)

Record Weather Events for November 20th in North Carolina

Highest Temperature 89°F in Wadesboro, Anson County in 2016
Lowest Temperature 3°F in Highlands, Macon County in 1914
Greatest Rainfall 7.70 inches in Morehead City, Carteret County in 2015
Greatest Snowfall 6.5 inches in Morganton, Burke County in 1914

Global National: Nov. 19, 2023 | Premature babies left at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital safely evacuated

ABC World News Tonight Full Broadcast – Nov. 19, 2023

Nightly News Full Broadcast – Nov. 19 | NBC News

PBS NewsHour full episode, (November 19, 2023)



—COVID— Episode 143: Immunological Chess Match | Osterholm Update

TWiV 1062: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin | Microbe TV

• Fast evolution of SARS-CoV-2 BA.2.86 to JN.1 under heavy immune pressure [BioRxiv]

• ‘This isn’t a life’: The crushing burden of Long Covid [Radio New Zealand]

• Episode 144: A Slow Motion Tsunami [Osterholm Update]

• TWiV 1062: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin [Microbe TV]

• TWiV 1063: Childhood paralysis with Kevin Messacar [Microbe TV]

Science and Technology • The Sky This Week from November 17 to 24: See Jupiter at its best [Astronomy Magazine]

• This Week’s Sky at a Glance, November 17 – 26 [Sky and Telescope Magazine]

The first SCIENCE IMAGES from the Euclid Space Telescope: all the details! | Night Sky News Nov 2023 | Dr Becky

SpaceX’s Starship rocket reaches space but is intentionally destroyed mid-flight | CNBC Television

• Details emerge of surprise board coup that ousted CEO Sam Altman at OpenAI [ARS TECHNICA]

• Sam Altman appears at OpenAI offices as pressure grows to reinstate him [Financial Times]

• Troubling new research sheds light on the actual impact of Trump’s “Big Lie” [PsyPost]

• Where could millions of EV batteries retire? Solar farms. [Grist]

• Unusually dry growing seasons in Central America associated with migration to the US [University of Texas at Austin ]

• Samples of Asteroid Ryugu Show Signs of Ancient Water [Sky and Telescope]

—SCIENCE VIDEOS— This Week in Tech: OpenAI Board Ousts CEO Sam Altman | TWiT TV

The Level1 Show November 17 2023: Yo Quiero Taco Bear | Level1 Techs

Wait, It Has a Pretend Transmission? – DTNS 4648 | Daily Tech News Show

SpaceX Starship Launch 2 (IFT2) Explained! | Marcus House

Computers 2K Now – 11-19-23 – Telli,Netflix,Ethernet,Dialup,Static,SysAid,Sonos,Google,Signal,Scams | Nissan Communications Network

SpaceX StarShip S25 B9 Launch Nov 18 2023 | Tommy J. Saenz

Super Heavy / Starship IFT-2 Launch | assorted calculus

SLOW MO! SpaceX Starship IFT-2 Hot Staging | The Launch Pad

The (Overdue) Collapse Of Short Term Rentals | How Money Works

The Coming Psychological Black Death | WhatIfAltHist

ukraine • Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 635 [Al Jazeera]

• Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, November 19, 2023 [Institute for the Understanding of War]

• ‘Waves’ of Russian drones attack Kyiv for second night in a row [BBC News]

• Ukraine updates: Putin to join virtual G20 summit [DW News]

• Hellish assault on Russian positions [TVP World]

Pro-Russian News Sources

• NATO state sends military to Russian border [Russia Today]

• Ukraine enters penultimate stage of its existence [Pravda]

• Ukraine starts using drones for attacks along Donetsk-Mariupol highway – DPR official [TASS]

———-UKRAINE VIDEOS———— 🔴 (discretion) War, Everywhere, All at Once | Combat Footage Show

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Ukraine Conflict (20231119): Full Frontline Update | ATP Geopolitics

Day 634: Ukraïnian Map | Ukraine News TV

What can the equipment losses tell us about the war between Russia and Ukraine? | Eastory




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On This Day

November 20th is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 41 days remain until the end of the year.

Historical Events

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Published at 5:00am on Monday, November 20, 2023
Author: Bobby Coggins

Resources used to compile the information in this article include, but are not limited to rthe following websites or books: MaconMedia.com, youtube.com, weather.gov, airnow.gov, wikipedia.com, onthisday.com, ncdcr.gov, ncsu.edu, utah.edu, https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/, wolfram.com, biorxiv.org, aps.org, nejm.org, plos.org, cell.com, researchsquare.com, cureus.com, spc.noaa.gov, nhc.noaa.gov, ncdenr.org, medrxiv.org, archive.org, ncpedia.org, nasa.gov, https://ww2days.com, nih.gov, carolinapublicpress.org, microbe.tv, smokymountainnews.com, psypost.org, blogspot.com, pollen.com, franklinnc.com, maconnc.org, spaceweather.com, solarham.com, loc.gov, ncleg.net, senate.gov, house.gov, whitehouse.gov, drudgereport.com, politico.com, realclearpolitics.com, ushmm.org, This Day in North Carolina History, World War II Day By Day, The Holocaust Encyclopedia, The Timetables of History, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The World History and Book of Facts (multiple years), On This Day In History: Over 4,000 facts, The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space, This Day in North Carolina History, The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration: From the Ancient World to the Extraterrestrial Future, Spaceflight, 2nd Edition: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiousity, The Story of Civilization (11 volumes), The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, American History, Volume 1: 1492-1877, American History, Volume 2: 1877 – Present, A Complete Chronolgy of the Second World War. Weather and Almanac data and information sources: Sources (except where otherwise credited): heavens-above.com, Ian Webster’s Github, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, The National Weather Service, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, National Hurricane Center, Penn State University Electronic Wall Map, The State Climate Office of North Carolina, Storm Prediction Center, U.S. Naval Observatory, University of Utah Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and the Weather Prediction Center. 



Source: http://thunderpigblog.blogspot.com/2023/11/wx20231120.html


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