Friday, May24, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Heath, TX

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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 6:19AMSunset 8:25PM Friday May 24, 2019 3:57 AM CDT (08:57 UTC) Moonrise 12:00AMMoonset 10:22AM Illumination 72% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 20 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.
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Heath, TX
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Area Discussion for - Fort Worth, TX
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319 am cdt Fri may 24 2019

Short term
Today and tonight
north and central texas will remain between an amplified ridge to
the east and a deep trough across the western half of the nation.

A tight surface pressure gradient and a constant influx of gulf
moisture will result in breezy, humid and very warm conditions
with afternoon highs generally in the upper 80s to lower 90s and
lows in the 70s.

Large scale subsidence and a lack of any surface boundaries should
limit thunderstorm development today and tonight. However, an
isolated shower or storm can't be completely ruled out, especially
across the western zones where subsidence will be the weakest.

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Long term
Saturday through Thursday
the overall weather pattern will remain largely unchanged through
the holiday weekend, although the upper ridge is progged to nudge
a bit farther west which should keep even isolated thunderstorm
chances out of the forecast. The slight shift in the upper ridge
should also increase afternoon high temperatures a degree or two
with most locations reaching near or just above 90 degrees. It
will remain breezy due to a deep lee trough across the central
high plains. Although wind speeds will not be strong enough to
warrant a wind advisory, area lakes will remain choppy, especially
during the afternoon and early evening hours Saturday through
memorial day.

Thunderstorm chances will return Tuesday when a strong upper
trough moves across the central high plains and a dryline moves in
from the west. The best large scale forcing will remain well to
the north and a cap should remain in place, therefore, we will
keep pops low for now (20-30 percent). There may be some severe
potential with any storm that develops but it is much to early to
determine specifics.

Thunderstorm chances will continue on Wednesday with the arrival
of a cold front. The passage of the front will also bring slightly
cooler and drier air, but afternoon highs will still manage to
warm into the 80s. Overnight lows should be cooler overall,
ranging from the mid 60s in the north to the lower 70s in the
south.

We will linger some slight chance pops in the forecast for
Thursday since the front will likely stall, but there is a good
chance that it will be just south of the cwa.

Looking ahead - the upper ridge is progged to become a bit more
established across the lone star state as we head into the first
days of june, resulting in very warm and rain free weather.

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Aviation issued 1122 pm cdt Thu may 23 2019
06z tafs
a stronger low level jet has developed across the region compared
to last night, and thus, moisture return has been quick to arrive.

MVFR is on the heels of kact and will likely continue through the
rest of the night. For the dallas fort worth metroplex, a
scattered cloud layer at fl045 is ongoing, but the expectation is
that MVFR will continue to move northward and also affect all the
north texas airports.

Of note, winds have also remained fairly gusty even though
daytime heating has been lost and mixing of the lower atmosphere
has decreased. This can be attributed to the stronger low level
jet stream that is now blowing at 50-55 mph at just 2500 feet
above the ground. A slight decoupling of the atmosphere is still
expected as surface temperatures gradually cool, and it should
temporarily put an end to the gusty winds through mid-morning.

As the Sun comes up on Friday, low-level mixing will gradually
increase ceiling heights much like the last several days. Gusty
winds will also develop, especially in the afternoon, with some
locations reaching 25-30 mph. Orientation of the winds will remain
southerly causing no major crosswind issues.

Hernandez

Preliminary point temps pops
Dallas-ft. Worth 90 71 90 72 89 10 0 0 0 0
waco 92 72 90 71 90 10 0 0 0 0
paris 90 69 89 69 88 10 0 0 0 0
denton 90 70 89 71 89 10 0 0 5 0
mckinney 89 71 89 72 88 10 0 0 0 0
dallas 90 73 90 72 90 10 0 0 0 0
terrell 91 71 91 71 90 10 0 0 0 0
corsicana 91 71 90 70 89 10 0 0 0 0
temple 91 71 90 71 90 10 0 0 0 0
mineral wells 89 70 87 68 88 10 0 5 5 0

Fwd watches warnings advisories
None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Mesquite, Mesquite Metro Airport, TX10 mi63 minSSE 12 G 1610.00 miOvercast77°F72°F85%1014.9 hPa
Terrell, Terrell Municipal Airport, TX14 mi65 minSSE 15 G 2110.00 miOvercast78°F71°F79%1014.2 hPa
Dallas / Addison Airport, TX22 mi63 minSSE 12 G 1610.00 miOvercast78°F70°F80%1014.9 hPa
Dallas Love Field, TX22 mi65 minSSE 14 G 2010.00 miOvercast80°F71°F74%1013.5 hPa
McKinney - McKinney National Airport, TX23 mi65 minS 11 G 2210.00 miOvercast78°F72°F82%1013.9 hPa
Greenville / Majors, TX24 mi63 minSSE 910.00 miOvercast79°F71°F79%1015.2 hPa

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