Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 5:40AM||Sunset 7:58PM||Wednesday June 28, 2017 12:23 PM CDT (17:23 UTC)||Moonrise 10:37AM||Moonset 11:46PM||Illumination 22%|
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national weather service birmingham al
820 am cdt Wed jun 28 2017
12z balloon sounding revels a relatively dry profile with a stout
subsidence inversion around 700 millibars. Additionally, a
radiation inversion was detected right off the surface. The
radiation inversion has mostly already mixed out with surface
temperatures already in the lower 70's at 8 am. Precipitable
water values are around 0.93 inches which is about a tenth of an
inch less than this time yesterday morning. The wind profile
overall is weak with southwest flow aloft while a more southerly
flow was present toward the surface.
Morning surface analysis along with recent radar and satellite
imagery review indicates lower pressures that exist along the
central gulf coast while higher pressures were found across
north-central georgia. Two low-level boundaries were found in
satellite imagery over interior southwest alabama and were
Due to the drier air in the sounding this morning opted to
slightly decrease pop's across our north-central counties while
slightly increasing pop's late this morning through the afternoon
over our southern and southeast counties. The two low-level
boundaries may help to enhance surface convergence across our
southern and southeast counties late this morning and into early
previous short-term discussion:today and tonight.
Overall high pressure will still be in control of the region today
and tonight. However, we will see some more features that will
impact the region and begin to moisten up the area for the
extended portion of the forecast. For this afternoon, we will
begin to see a seabreeze move northward. Looks like it will
approach the area late in the afternoon into the evening hours.
Will include isolated to scattered showers and storms in the far
south through this evening. We will continue to moisten as
southerly flow increases over the region. There may be just enough
lift late tonight to generate an isolated shower storm across the
eastern two-thirds of the area so will include during that time
as well. Most of the area will remain dry through the next 24
hours. More of a typical summer time forecast, with a little more
in humidity by the afternoon.|
Thursday through Tuesday.
Deep moisture will continue to spread inland on Thursday as a
disturbance moves northward from the gulf of mexico. For the
weekend, an upper-level trough is expected to approach the region
and provide additional focus for convection. This pattern should
lead to an extended period high rain chances for Thursday through
Sunday. Rain chances may decrease somewhat for early next week with
the passage of a diffuse front, but moisture content could remain
sufficient for isolated diurnally-driven convection.
12z TAF discussion.
Surface high pressure analyzed over eastern west virginia is
continuing to support fair skies and winds that are light out of
the east this morning. Low level winds will shift out of the
southeast later today.VFR conditions will prevail today and
tonight outside of convection, which is more likely south. Clouds
will increase from south to north today and tonight with
increasing potential for tsra, especially south. All sites will
have the potential for tsra toward the end of this forecast cycle
on midday Wednesday.
Rain chances should begin to increase across our southern areas
today. This will continue for Thursday through Sunday with high
rain chances expected. There are no fire weather concerns.
Preliminary point temps pops
Gadsden 86 68 83 70 84 10 20 60 40 70
anniston 87 69 82 70 84 10 20 70 50 70
birmingham 88 71 83 71 85 10 10 70 40 70
tuscaloosa 90 71 85 71 86 10 10 70 40 70
calera 89 70 83 71 84 10 20 70 40 70
auburn 86 69 81 70 83 20 20 70 50 70
montgomery 90 71 84 72 86 20 20 70 40 70
troy 87 72 81 70 84 30 30 70 40 70
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