Wednesday, March29, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Lewisville, TX

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Sunrise 7:16AMSunset 7:47PM Wednesday March 29, 2017 6:12 AM CDT (11:12 UTC) Moonrise 7:34AMMoonset 8:45PM Illumination 4% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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 Lewisville, TX
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Area Discussion for - Fort Worth, TX
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411 am cdt Wed mar 29 2017

Discussion
Squall line continues to move east through north and central texas
but should be exiting the region by 6 am. This line of storms is
making steady progress east and dewpoints in the 50s are spreading
across the region behind the front. Most models still convect
storms in our far eastern counties this afternoon and will keep
high pops there for now, but the atmosphere may not recover. This
will be the main challenge to monitor and assess today. If storms
do redevelop, they could be severe with a threat for damaging
winds and hail, and possibly a tornado. There remains a low chance
for rain/storms generally along and north of i-20 tonight as the
upper level low crosses the plains. The track of the upper level
low is now farther north than previous days, so the potential for
additional storms tonight looks to be low. A front will move
through the region tonight bringing cooler temperatures. Overnight
lows will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s.

Thursday and Friday will be quiet days. Thursday will be cool
with highs only in the mid 60s to mid 70s. We will quickly warm up
in the upper 70s and upper 80s on Friday as an upper level ridge
moves over the region, and southwest to west flow in the lower to
mid levels of the atmosphere brings warmer temperatures. Another
upper level low will move into new mexico on Friday bringing a
chance for rain to the region this weekend.

Unfortunately the model runs tonight are less consistent with the
track of the upper level low than they have been the past few
days. On Saturday, convection is expected to develop along the
dryline to our west during the afternoon hours. This convection
will likely move into our area Saturday evening and night. Beyond
Saturday night, differences in the models muddle the forecast,
however we do still expect rain and storms to occur. The
uncertainty lies in where the heaviest rain and possible severe
weather concerns may be. The GFS and euro appear to be the closest
in agreement with the heaviest rains still located across our
central texas counties and points east and southeast of there.

Have continued with the highest pops in these areas during the day
on Sunday, and we will continue to assess to the severe threat
and heavy rain/flooding threat.

The weekend rains should end on Monday, if not sooner, and then a
few more days of quiet weather is expected. Some storms may be
possible along another front around the middle of the week.

Jldunn

Aviation
MVFR ceilings continue to work northward from central texas and
should reach waco by 06z and the metro terminals around 08z.

The broken line of thunderstorms currently west of the airports
will continue moving east and should begin to impact the western
airports around 08z. However, the radar shows that an outflow
boundary is getting out ahead of the storms so this should keep
storms below severe limits as they move across the metroplex airports.

The stronger storms currently across the concho valley may
impact waco beginning around 08z. Gusty winds will be the primary
hazard with these storms. All storms should move east of the
terminals shortly after sunrise withVFR through the day
Wednesday.

A gusty southeast wind between 14 and 20 knots sustained will
briefly turn to the west and become gusty as the line of storms
moves across the region. Once the storms move east of the region
Wednesday morning, southerly winds will return between 12 and 15
knots. A cold front will move across the region Wednesday evening
and turn the wind to the northwest.

Preliminary point temps/pops
Dallas-ft. Worth 81 52 72 53 82 / 20 20 5 5 0
waco 82 52 75 51 84 / 20 5 5 5 0
paris 76 50 66 48 78 / 70 30 10 10 5
denton 79 49 70 48 82 / 20 20 5 5 0
mckinney 78 50 68 48 80 / 50 20 10 5 0
dallas 81 53 72 53 82 / 30 20 10 5 0
terrell 80 51 71 49 81 / 70 20 10 5 0
corsicana 79 52 73 52 83 / 60 20 10 5 0
temple 82 51 76 53 84 / 20 5 5 5 0
mineral wells 77 49 72 49 87 / 10 20 5 5 0

Fwd watches/warnings/advisories
None.

90/82


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Dallas / Addison Airport, TX10 mi37 minESE 1110.00 miThunderstorm Light Rain in Vicinity60°F58°F93%1007.1 hPa
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX12 mi19 minN 010.00 miOvercast62°F60°F93%1004.9 hPa
Denton Municipal Airport, TX14 mi19 minSE 410.00 miA Few Clouds58°F57°F97%1005.3 hPa
Dallas Love Field, TX16 mi19 minESE 1310.00 miOvercast62°F59°F90%1005.5 hPa
Fort Worth, Fort Worth Alliance Airport, TX20 mi19 minN 010.00 miA Few Clouds59°F57°F96%1004.8 hPa
McKinney - McKinney National Airport, TX21 mi19 minSE 129.00 miRain60°F60°F100%1007.9 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Fort Worth, TX (7,2,3,4)
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