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|Sunrise 6:42AM||Sunset 6:50PM||Sunday September 23, 2018 3:52 PM CDT (20:52 UTC)||Moonrise 6:23PM||Moonset 5:15AM||Illumination 99%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pascagoula, MSHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service new orleans la
117 pm cdt Sun sep 23 2018
Updated for 18z aviation discussion.
Vfr conditions are expected to prevail through Monday with the
exception being during shra tsra and some possible MVFR cigs
Monday morning. Main forecast problem as always in this pattern
will be timing out the mainly brief impacts from scattered to at
times numerous shra tsra that are expected to increase in coverage
through the afternoon before decreasing this evening. Have mainly
indicated vcts in early portion of forecast with tempo TS later
this afternoon. 22 td
Prev discussion issued 325 am cdt Sun sep 23 2018
an upper level ridge is currently centered in the western
atlantic east of the carolinas while a weak upper trough is slowly
moving through texas. This trough as well as a northern stream
one have completely eroded any existence of a ridge over the cwa,
thus further decreasing local subsidence. Current radar shows
nocturnal isolated showers and thunderstorms in the coastal
waters. As typical with the current environment, daytime heating
will cutoff coastal region convection by mid morning before
sparking inland thunderstorms. It should be much like yesterday,
with 50 to 70% rain chances across the CWA this afternoon.
Generally speaking, higher rain chances should be on the western
side of the CWA as its further from the center of the upper ridge.
The hrrr and global models support this areal differentiation.
The main threat with storms today will be locally heavy rainfall
as pw's are around 2". Although most locations won't see more than
half an inch, upwards of 2 to 3" will be possible in isolated
incidents. Hail is unlikely with wbz close to 13kft but small
pebbles not impossible with very strong updrafts. However,
yesterday's 00z sounding does show enough dry air aloft to
possibly support strong downdrafts. A svr warning is not too
likely but a few sps' or ffw wouldn't be much of a surprise.
The forecast through early next week will basically be the same as
today with higher pops expected. From midweek onward, models show a
broad upper level trough pushing south into the midsection of the
country. A cold front associated with that trough will be pushing
south towards the area Thursday but should stall as is moves in.
This is due to the lack of southward progression of the base of the
trough. The GFS and ECMWF operational models are both quite close to
their ensemble members. The front will then quickly lift back north
as an upper level ridge builds across the southern third of the
country. No fall-like cold fronts this week.
expectVFR conditions to prevail outside of thunderstorms that
are expected to develop late in the morning into the afternoon
hours. Stronger storms may reduce CIGS and vsbys to ifr conditions
not much change in the forecast. A weak area of high pressure will
remain centered east of the forecast area and this will keep onshore
flow ahead of a frontal boundary northwest of the forecast area.
Winds around 10 knots or less and wave heights of 1 to 3 feet should
be the rule. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected
through the remainder of the weekend and into the early to mid part
of next week, so locally higher wind gusts and waves will be
possible. 13 td
dss code: green.
Decision support services (dss) code legend
green = no weather impacts that require action.
Blue = long-fused watch, warning, or advisory in effect or high
visibility event; marginal risk severe or excessive rain.
Yellow = heightened impacts with short-fused watch, warning or
advisory issuances; radar support for slight risk severe or
Orange = high impacts; enhanced risk severe; nearby tropical events;
hazmat or other large episodes.
Red = full engagement for moderate to high risk of severe and or
excessive rainfall, or direct tropical threats; events of
Preliminary point temps pops
Mcb 88 72 88 73 60 50 60 20
btr 88 73 87 74 70 60 60 30
asd 89 75 89 75 50 40 60 30
msy 88 76 88 77 60 60 60 30
gpt 88 76 86 76 40 40 60 40
pql 90 75 88 76 80 40 70 40
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|PNLM6 - 8741533 - Pascagoula NOAA Lab, MS||3 mi||40 min||87°F|
|GDXM6 - Grand Bay Reserve, MS||6 mi||67 min||SE 11||83°F||1015 hPa||75°F|
|PTBM6 - 8741003 - Petit Bois Island, MS||9 mi||34 min||ESE 11 G 14||85°F||1014.2 hPa|
|KATA1 - Katrina Cut, AL||18 mi||52 min||ESE 12||82°F||1013.9 hPa (-2.4)|
|CRTA1 - Cedar Point, AL||21 mi||52 min||ESE 8||84°F||1013.9 hPa (-2.4)|
|DPIA1 - Dauphin Island, AL||25 mi||52 min||SE 12 G 14||82°F||1013.6 hPa (-2.4)||69°F|
|MBPA1||27 mi||34 min||84°F||75°F|
|FMOA1 - 8734673 - Fort Morgan, AL||28 mi||34 min||SE 8.9 G 12||83°F||1013.3 hPa|
|MBLA1 - Middle Bay Light, AL||28 mi||52 min||E 9.9||82°F||1013.2 hPa (-2.7)|
|MCGA1 - 8736897 - Coast Guard Sector Mobile, AL||33 mi||34 min||S 5.1 G 7||84°F||87°F||1013.4 hPa|
|PTOA1||35 mi||34 min||86°F||73°F|
|OBLA1 - 8737048 - Mobile State Docks, AL||36 mi||40 min||85°F||87°F||1013.4 hPa|
|BSCA1 - Bon Secour, AL||37 mi||82 min||S 7||82°F||1013.5 hPa|
|WKXA1 - Weeks Bay Reserve, AL||38 mi||67 min||80°F||1014 hPa||65°F|
|WBYA1||38 mi||34 min||84°F|
|MHPA1 - Meaher Park, AL||39 mi||52 min||SSW 7||85°F||1014.2 hPa (-2.4)|
|WYCM6 - 8747437 - Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS||42 mi||40 min||SSE 8.9 G 11||84°F||87°F||1013 hPa|
Wind History for Range A Rear, Port of Pascagoula, MS(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Moss Point - Trent Lott International Airport, MS||8 mi||59 min||SE 8||10.00 mi||Fair||88°F||73°F||61%||1013.5 hPa|
|Keesler Air Force Base / Biloxi, MS||22 mi||1.9 hrs||SE 11||10.00 mi||Fair||88°F||71°F||59%||1014.5 hPa|
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