Friday, January18, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Flowing Wells, AZ

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10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 7:22AMSunset 5:45PM Friday January 18, 2019 2:53 PM MST (21:53 UTC) Moonrise 3:23PMMoonset 4:44AM Illumination 95% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 13 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 Flowing Wells, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Tucson, AZ
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tucson az
213 pm mst Fri jan 18 2019

Synopsis Slight chance for valley rain and mountain snow in the
white mountains this afternoon as a weather system moves off to the
east. Strong warming over the weekend with temperatures above normal
will give way to another system early next week. This will cause
below normal to normal temperatures through the middle of the week
and a slight chance for precipitation in the white mountains Tuesday.

Discussion Radar shows some weak echoes just to the north of our
cwa in the white mountains as the upper level low moves into the
texas panhandle. Latest hi-res model guidance shows just a few weak
rain snow showers this afternoon mainly over the white mountains.

Because of this have left in a slight chance to chance of valley
rain mountain snow for the remainder of the afternoon. Winds will
remain gusty for areas east of tucson through the early evening. The
highest speeds will be in the safford area, which has seen a max
gust of 39 knots at ksad, and along the az nm border.

A ridge sets in over the weekend along with a warming trend with
high temperatures Sunday 10 degrees above normal. Monday into
Tuesday another upper level low will move through the region
ushering in colder temperatures and another round of gusty westerly
winds. 18 12z deterministic and ensemble model guidance has this
system bringing in a slight chance of precip for the white mountains
early Tuesday morning. However, the area that would be affected is
rather small and confidence is low at this time due to the models
going back and forth on precip chances. Temperatures will be below
normal Monday through the middle of the week with low temperatures
approaching freezing in the tucson metro area Wednesday morning.

It's possible that low lying areas near washes and drainages could
get down to freezing.

Aviation Valid through 20 00z.

Sct cloud bases 4-7k ft above valley floors NE of kcgz-ktus-kdug
with isold mtn obscurations and -shrasn NE of ksad until
19 01z... Then skies clearing. NW surface winds 10-20 kts gusting to
25-30kts east of ktus... Diminishing by 19 03z. There is the chance
for a period of easterly surface winds sustained near 15kts at ktus
Saturday morning. Aviation discussion not updated for taf
amendments.

Fire weather The storm system that brought gusty winds to
eastern areas today will exit the area leaving calmer conditions
this weekend. High temperatures on Sunday will be the warmest of the
new year. The warmup will be short lived as another weather system
will pass through early next week bringing cooler temperatures.

Gusty southwest west winds are forecast for Monday with similar
speeds to today. There will also be a slight chance of snow showers
in the white mountains early Tuesday morning. The rest of the work
week should be dry.

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, AZ9 mi1.9 hrsN 610.00 miFair65°F44°F48%1018.5 hPa
Tucson, Tucson International Airport, AZ12 mi60 minWNW 9 G 1910.00 miFair65°F43°F45%1018.2 hPa
Tucson Ryan Field Airport, AZ16 mi68 minNW 7 G 1610.00 miFair66°F44°F46%1020.7 hPa

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