Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:53AM||Sunset 6:04PM||Saturday October 21, 2017 10:36 AM CDT (15:36 UTC)||Moonrise 8:29AM||Moonset 7:37PM||Illumination 2%|
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area forecast discussion
national weather service birmingham al
613 am cdt Sat oct 21 2017
For 12z aviation.
Today and tonight.
High pressure centered over virginia will remain the predominate
feature for the region once again today and tonight. Really the
only weather we will see will be an increase in clouds as
southerly flow begins to increase over the area, once the high
pressure system begins to push further east. Highs will be another
1 to 2 degrees warmer than Friday for highs with a much more mild
night across the entire area tonight and with mostly cloudy
Sunday through Friday.
Our dry weather will come to an end on Sunday afternoon into the
evening as a potent upper-level trough approaches from the
southern plains. A mass of rain and embedded thunderstorms or
perhaps a qlcs will arrive from mississippi in the late afternoon.
Aside from a few stray showers, areas east of i-65 should stay
mostly dry through sunset, but west al should see increasing rain
chances after 3 pm. An area of meager instability will become
pinched off near the ms al due to drier southeasterly low-level
flow over alabama. Therefore, severe weather is not expected as
the area of moderate to heavy rain with embedded thunder moves
eastward into the nighttime ours. This forecast heavily leans
toward the open wave or more progressive scenario shown by the
ecmwf. The GFS appears to be be way too amplified and closed off
with the 500mb trough. I have sped up the departure of high rain
chances through the day on Monday into Monday night, and a further
increase in forward speed is possible. In fact, Monday afternoon|
could end up dry for most of the forecast area.
A very strong upstream shortwave will reinforce the cold advection
regime on Tuesday into Wednesday with afternoon temperatures
barely reaching 60f in the north on Wednesday. A transition to
warmer conditions is expected on Thursday and Friday as southerly
flow develops in response to a developing large trough in the
12z TAF discussion.
Mainly a wind forecast for the next 24 hours as we remain on the
dry side of the approaching front. Clouds will also increase
through the day with best coverage in the west after sunset.
Deteriorating conditions outside of this TAF cycle.
Mild and dry weather will continue through Saturday and early
Sunday. Widespread soaking rainfall is expected Sunday night into
Monday. Relative humidity values should remain above critical
thresholds. There are no fire weather concerns.
Preliminary point temps pops
Gadsden 78 57 79 66 72 0 0 10 90 100
anniston 79 59 80 67 72 0 0 10 90 100
birmingham 80 63 81 68 72 0 0 30 100 80
tuscaloosa 82 64 82 68 74 0 0 70 100 60
calera 80 63 80 67 72 0 0 40 100 80
auburn 80 62 78 69 73 0 0 20 80 100
montgomery 84 64 84 70 75 0 0 30 100 80
troy 83 63 83 70 75 0 0 30 100 90
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