Saturday, July22, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Catalina Foothills, AZ

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 5:31AMSunset 7:28PM Saturday July 22, 2017 1:46 PM MST (20:46 UTC) Moonrise 4:44AMMoonset 6:57PM Illumination 1% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 29 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Catalina Foothills, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Tucson, AZ
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
930 am mst Sat jul 22 2017

Synopsis Scattered to numerous afternoon and evening
thunderstorms will prevail into early next week. The greatest
daily thunderstorm coverage should occur east to south of tucson
with reduced thunderstorm activity across the western deserts.

Discussion Mostly sunny to partly cloudy conditions prevailed
across southeast arizona this morning with a few storms already
starting to pop up, mainly over the higher terrain east of tucson.

Upper air charts showed inverted trof extending from northwest nm to
southern sonora mx. Visible imagery this morning showed a MCV near
glenwood nm which was drifting slowly to the southwest. Tucson
morning sounding was fairly similar to yesterday with a pw values of
1.82" and a bit stronger northerly steering flow. Latest model data
thou is indicating that the steering flow across graham, greenlee
and cochise counties this afternoon will be rather light which will
increase the flash flood threat due to slow moving storms. WFO el
paso has already hoisted a flash flood watch for SW nm for this
afternoon and evening and I will continue to contemplate one for
portions of my eastern zones. The cell that developed over the
chiricahua mountains after 830 am dumped 0.80" in less than an hour.

The last three runs of the NAM has been all over the place with
respects to placement of heavy rain this afternoon, tonight and into
the overnight hours.

Flow aloft becomes more e-se tonight late tonight and potentially
southerly on Sunday as models move inverted trof across the area.

Sunday could end being rather gunked over with lots of showers
around and embedded isolated thunderstorms.

Below normal high temperatures to continue this weekend with well
below normal highs possible on Sunday based on lots of cloud cover
around. Mid-shift already made downward adjustments for today and
Sunday and await full 12z MOS data before making any further
changes. At this time, the forecast high in tucson for Sunday of 89
degrees would be the first sub-90 high in july since 2010.

Monsoon train remains on the track next week while high temperatures
warm back to late july normal values.

Aviation Valid thru 23 12z.

Vfr conditions with cloud decks generally 5k-10k ft agl with bkn
layers above, and surface wind variable in direction mainly less
than 12 kts. Sct tsra shra developing after 22 18z and continuing
through the remainder of the period. Winds vicinity tsra could gust
40+ kts. Aviation discussion not updated for TAF amendments.

Fire weather Scattered to numerous mainly afternoon and evening
thunderstorms will continue into early next week with locally heavy
rain and strong winds. Temperatures will remain below normal with a
continuation of elevated humidity levels through Tuesday. Wednesday
through Friday conditions will become a bit drier and warmer with
somewhat less convection. From 20-foot winds will mainly remain
below 15 mph with the exception of strong outflow winds in the
vicinity of thunderstorms.

Twc watches warnings advisories None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ8 mi49 minN 410.00 miPartly Cloudy92°F63°F39%1009.9 hPa
Tucson, Tucson International Airport, AZ12 mi54 minNW 510.00 miPartly Cloudy94°F64°F37%1009.5 hPa
Tucson Ryan Field Airport, AZ17 mi62 minW 510.00 miFair93°F64°F39%1014.6 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Tucson, AZ (16,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tucson, AZ
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