Marine Weather and Tides
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 7:02AM||Sunset 5:26PM||Monday November 19, 2018 6:22 PM CST (00:22 UTC)||Moonrise 3:36PM||Moonset 3:14AM||Illumination 91%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fort Worth, TXHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Fort Worth, TX  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service fort worth tx
537 pm cst Mon nov 19 2018
Upper level high pressure will remain over the region through
Tuesday, resulting inVFR conditions with a mostly clear sky.
A northerly wind will continue at all TAF sites through Tuesday
afternoon at speeds generally below 10 knots.
Short term issued 328 pm cst Mon nov 19 2018
skies will continue to clear this afternoon from north to south
as a deep layer of dry air continues to plunge southward. With the
dry air, clear skies and light winds... Optimal radiational
cooling is anticipated. Have nudged temperatures a few degrees
below MOS values, especially across some of the sheltered and low-
lying areas. Most areas should see overnight lows fall into the
30s with parts of the big country and across the sheltered low-
lying areas falling below 32 degrees. The dry air aloft, coupled
with some breeziness at 925mb (wind speeds around 15 to 20 knots)
should for the most part mitigate a widespread fog threat. The
exception to this may be across some of these sheltered spots
where very shallow fog may develop.
Long term issued 328 pm cst Mon nov 19 2018
Tuesday through early next week
north and central texas will begin the period situated between a
large scale upper trough to the east and a shortwave trough
(embedded in the southern stream flow) to over baja california.
The resulting upper level flow will produce shortwave ridging and
subsidence overhead. At the surface, a high pressure ridge will
be centered just north of the red river on Tuesday. So after a
chilly start, plentiful Sun will allow temperatures to climb into
the mid and upper 50s by Tuesday afternoon. Light north winds and
weak cold air advection south of the surface high should keep
temperatures from climbing any higher than that.
Winds will veer to the east late Tuesday night and then to the
southeast Wednesday morning as the surface ridge shifts east
of the area. Mid and high clouds will increase during the day
Wednesday as the shortwave approaches from the west. Scattered
showers should develop just west and south of the area by midday
Wednesday where moisture and lift will be on the increase in
advance of the approaching shortwave, and these showers should
begin to affect the area by Wednesday afternoon. The lack of
significant moisture return will keep precipitation totals on the
light side, and confined to areas mainly along and south of i-20
(where the higher pops will be). The activity will move quickly
east of the region Wednesday night as the shortwave heads for the
central gulf coast. The exiting disturbance will leave north and
central texas with dry weather and seasonable temperatures (lows|
around 40 and highs around 60) for thanksgiving day.
Meanwhile, a stronger shortwave will be traveling east across the
great basin thanksgiving afternoon and evening. The subsequent
strengthening of a lee-rockies surface trough will enhance the
pressure gradient across the plains, leading to increasing
southerly low level flow across the forecast area Thursday night.
The latest progs continue to dig and strengthen the shortwave over
the southern plains late Thursday night and Friday morning,
generating strong forcing for ascent over the area on Friday.
Despite the system's intensity, moisture return will likely be too
limited and brief for convective development across much of the
area, and at this time it looks like this will be mainly an east
texas through the mississippi valley convective event. However,
there should be a window of opportunity Friday late morning and
afternoon for shower and thunderstorm development east of
interstate 35 before activity accelerates off to the east.
It is still a bit to early to get an accurate assessment on the
severe threat due to model discrepancies regarding timing and
strength. Even if the ECMWF (which remains the most aggressive
with overall intensity) verifies, the threat for strong to severe
thunderstorms would likely still remain just east of the area
where convective parameters will be more favorable. For now we
will keep the chance pops for areas generally along and east of
the i-35 corridor with the probability of strong to severe storms
being far too low to mention.
Saturday is shaping up to be a nice one as subsidence behind the
shortwave creates warm and dry weather, with highs in the upper
60s and lower 70s. This will be short-lived, however, as the next
upper trough swings across the plains Saturday night and a strong
cold front pushes through the area. The latest timing for this
front is looking like Saturday night or Sunday, with only low-end
pops expected due to the lack of moisture. A return to seasonably
cool weather can be expected early next week behind the front.
Preliminary point temps pops
Dallas-ft. Worth 37 58 36 58 40 0 0 0 10 5
waco 34 61 37 58 41 0 0 0 30 10
paris 37 56 34 56 37 0 0 0 5 5
denton 32 57 35 57 39 0 0 0 5 5
mckinney 33 57 35 57 38 0 0 0 5 5
dallas 39 59 36 58 40 0 0 0 10 5
terrell 38 58 36 58 39 0 0 0 10 10
corsicana 39 60 36 58 40 0 0 0 20 10
temple 36 61 37 58 42 0 0 0 30 20
mineral wells 32 58 34 58 38 0 0 0 20 5
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|Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport, TX||5 mi||29 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||50°F||33°F||52%||1022.2 hPa|
|Fort Worth, Naval Air Station, TX||6 mi||90 min||N 5||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||54°F||30°F||42%||1020.5 hPa|
|Arlington Municipal Airport, TX||13 mi||29 min||ENE 4||10.00 mi||Fair||50°F||36°F||59%||1022.3 hPa|
|Fort Worth Spinks Airport, TX||14 mi||34 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||50°F||33°F||54%||1022.7 hPa|
|Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, TX||14 mi||32 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Clear||50°F||33°F||54%||1022 hPa|
|Fort Worth, Fort Worth Alliance Airport, TX||15 mi||29 min||NNW 4||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||51°F||33°F||50%||1022.7 hPa|
|Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX||17 mi||29 min||ENE 3||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||48°F||34°F||58%||1021.8 hPa|
|Dallas, Redbird Airport, TX||23 mi||29 min||N 0||10.00 mi||46°F||36°F||68%||1022.3 hPa|
|Dallas Love Field, TX||24 mi||29 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||51°F||35°F||54%||1022.4 hPa|
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