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Daily Forecast, September 18, 2023

Franklin County Forecast:

In the forecast for today, we are expecting clear sky, with a high of 74.26°F and a low of 53.6°F.

The humidity level is at 50%. The wind speed is around 13.04mph.

Hour by Hour Forecast:

Sunday 3 pm: moderate rain, 58.42°F.
Sunday 4 pm: light rain, 58.32°F.
Sunday 5 pm: moderate rain, 57.97°F.
Sunday 6 pm: light rain, 57.81°F.
Sunday 7 pm: overcast clouds, 57.63°F.
Sunday 8 pm: light rain, 57.29°F.
Sunday 9 pm: heavy intensity rain, 56.97°F.
Sunday 10 pm: heavy intensity rain, 56.93°F.
Sunday 11 pm: light rain, 56.86°F.
Monday 12 am: overcast clouds, 56.77°F.
Monday 1 am: overcast clouds, 56.88°F.
Monday 2 am: overcast clouds, 56.79°F.
Monday 3 am: broken clouds, 55.71°F.
Monday 4 am: broken clouds, 55.99°F.
Monday 5 am: broken clouds, 55.18°F.
Monday 6 am: broken clouds, 54.25°F.
Monday 7 am: scattered clouds, 53.6°F.
Monday 8 am: scattered clouds, 56.17°F.
Monday 9 am: clear sky, 59.97°F.
Monday 10 am: clear sky, 62.98°F.
Monday 11 am: clear sky, 66.76°F.
Monday 12 pm: clear sky, 70.23°F.
Monday 1 pm: clear sky, 72.12°F.
Monday 2 pm: clear sky, 73.76°F.
Monday 3 pm: clear sky, 74.26°F.
Monday 4 pm: scattered clouds, 73.18°F.
Monday 5 pm: broken clouds, 70.86°F.
Monday 6 pm: scattered clouds, 69.37°F.
Monday 7 pm: scattered clouds, 64.36°F.
Monday 8 pm: scattered clouds, 60.3°F.
Monday 9 pm: clear sky, 58.41°F.
Monday 10 pm: clear sky, 57.04°F.
Monday 11 pm: clear sky, 55.78°F.
Tuesday 12 am: clear sky, 54.68°F.
Tuesday 1 am: clear sky, 53.6°F.
Tuesday 2 am: clear sky, 52.57°F.
Tuesday 3 am: clear sky, 51.64°F.
Tuesday 4 am: clear sky, 50.88°F.
Tuesday 5 am: clear sky, 50.18°F.
Tuesday 6 am: clear sky, 49.69°F.
Tuesday 7 am: clear sky, 49.33°F.
Tuesday 8 am: clear sky, 52.72°F.
Tuesday 9 am: clear sky, 58.28°F.
Tuesday 10 am: clear sky, 61.97°F.
Tuesday 11 am: clear sky, 64.85°F.
Tuesday 12 pm: clear sky, 67.15°F.
Tuesday 1 pm: clear sky, 69.55°F.
Tuesday 2 pm: clear sky, 71.37°F.


Timothy S. Barrick 1959-2024

Born June 13, 1959 in Carlisle, Tim was a milk truck driver, and was the owner operator of Timothy S. Barrick Inc., of Newville. 

Betty Lou Raukko 1946-2024

Betty was a self-employed artist and poet.  A Quaker-Methodist, she was known as the “Bonnet Lady.”   She is remembered as a loving, kind, happy person.

John E. Coffin 1939-2024

John was a self-employed house painter for most of his career, but later he worked at Gettysburg College in the grounds keeping department.

Ruby LaVern Seville 1940-2024

Ruby was a homemaker most of her life, but did work at the Sagner Company, as well as Johnnies Diner, and for the McConnellsburg School District in the Cafeteria.

Joseph Irvin Sharar 1930-2024

Joseph was a 1949 graduate of Mercersburg High School. A US Marine Corps veteran, he served honorably during the Korean War.

Who We Are

The Franklin County Free Press, established by Vicky Taylor in 2019, emerged as a beacon of local journalism for the residents of Franklin County. Under Vicky's leadership, it quickly became an essential source of news, particularly at a time when major newspaper publications were increasingly overlooking local coverage.

On January 1, 2022, the torch was passed to Nathan Neil and his firm, Neil Publishing, LLC. Neil, a local entrepreneur with multiple thriving businesses in Chambersburg, shares Vicky's fervent commitment to both the community and the world of local journalism.

Rooted in the heart of Franklin County and powered by its residents, the Franklin County Free Press continues to bridge the gap, ensuring that the local stories, events, and issues that matter most to the community remain in the spotlight.