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Marine Weather and Tides
Brook Highland, AL

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Sunrise 5:37AMSunset 8:02PM Saturday June 24, 2017 12:30 AM CDT (05:30 UTC) Moonrise 6:17AMMoonset 8:39PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 0 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 Brook Highland, AL
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Area Discussion for - Birmingham, AL
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national weather service birmingham al
646 pm cdt Fri jun 23 2017

Update
For 00z aviation.

Discussion
Through tonight.

The final convective band associated with tropical depression
cindy has pushed to the i-59 corridor this afternoon. The air
mass is moderately unstable with decent shear and helicity east of
the band to promote a few rotating storms. Because surface winds
have veered more to a southwest direction, the wind flow has
become more unidirectional and lessened the low level directional
shear. This has lessened the tornado threat as the the convective
mode becomes more linear. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding is
still a big concern with this activity. The convective band
should exit east alabama by 6 pm and any remaining counties still
under a tornado watch will likely be cleared. The heavier rainfall
should also be east of the current flash flood watch and it will
be allowed to expire at 7 pm. Even though there is an upstream mcs
over northern arkansas, this system will likely stay west of
alabama as it tracks towards the mississippi river. As the
remnants of cindy pulls off to the northeast towards the mid-
atlantic states, a cold front will get pulled southward tonight
and into extreme north alabama by sunrise Saturday. The presence
of the cold front will keep scattered showers and a few
thunderstorms across north alabama overnight.

58 rose

Aviation
00z TAF discussion.

Line of storms moving through the mgm area at 00z issuance.

Toi will see the onset of gusty winds and rain in the next few
hours. Other TAF sites are dealing with lingering light rain and
cigs hovering around the MVFR andVFR border. Expect light rain to
move out and a break for a few hours tonight ahead of another
round of showers. Unsure of the timing with the next round at this
time, so have prob30 towards the end of the issuance for northern
sites.

Cigs could drop during the morning hours after this light rain
moves out, but should lift ahead of next round.

Winds generally 5-10kts, but wouldn't be surprised to see some
isolated gusts. Confidence is low on where the gusty winds will
show up with this departing line of storms, so have not mentioned
it in any specific site.

25 owen

Fire weather
High rain chances will continue through Saturday with rain chances
decreasing for Sunday and Monday behind a cold front. There are
no fire weather concerns.

Preliminary point temps pops
Gadsden 72 83 65 83 60 90 50 20 10 10
anniston 72 82 67 82 61 90 60 20 10 10
birmingham 73 82 66 83 63 80 60 20 10 10
tuscaloosa 73 83 67 85 64 80 60 20 10 10
calera 73 83 68 83 63 80 70 30 10 10
auburn 73 83 69 82 65 60 80 30 20 10
montgomery 75 86 72 85 65 70 80 40 20 10
troy 75 86 71 85 65 40 80 40 30 10

Bmx watches warnings advisories
Flash flood watch until 7 pm cdt this evening for the following
counties: bibb... Blount... Chilton... Coosa... Etowah... Fayette...

greene... Hale... Jefferson... Lamar... Marengo... Marion... Perry...

pickens... Shelby... St. Clair... Sumter... Talladega... Tuscaloosa...

walker... Winston.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport, AL8 mi38 minSSW 610.00 miOvercast74°F72°F94%1014.5 hPa
Alabaster, Shelby County Airport, AL19 mi38 minVar 510.00 miMostly Cloudy73°F73°F100%1014.3 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Birmingham, AL (1,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Birmingham, AL
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