Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:20AM||Sunset 4:40PM||Monday November 20, 2017 9:36 AM CST (15:36 UTC)||Moonrise 9:04AM||Moonset 7:36PM||Illumination 4%|
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national weather service birmingham al
602 am cst Mon nov 20 2017
For 12z aviation.
Today and tonight.
The coldest air mass of the season has settled over alabama.
Temperatures have fallen below freezing across much of central
alabama this morning, with some locations across the northwest
counties reporting middle 20s. A surface high over the southeast
states will slide east of alabama this afternoon and low level winds
will become southeast. This will produce slightly warmer afternoon
temperatures today with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s.
Increasing southerly flow overnight will also result in much warmer
temperatures with most locations staying above the freezing mark.
Cirrus will stream across the area today, with an increase in lower
clouds across much of georgia and far eastern alabama after
Tuesday through Monday.
Overall, the synoptic pattern doesn't chance much through the
extended forecast. We're under a highly amplified pattern with
ridging across the western us and a trough over the eastern us. On
Tuesday, our winds do shift to a more southerly flow as the surface
high pressure is pushed out into the atlantic. This could allow for
some very modest moisture return during the day ahead of a weak
shortwave impulse that moves through the base of the deeper trough
over the gulf states. As this shortwave moves through, I can't rule
out some light shower activity, so have kept mention for a slight
chance to chance pops generally south and east of the i-85 corridor
Tuesday and Tuesday night. At the very least, expect increased
cloud cover. The rest of central al should remain dry. By
Wednesday, the axis of the main trough has moved over alabama,
which will mark a shift in the winds back to a northerly flow for
the rest of the week as the trough axis slides east of our area.
So, even with models coming into better agreement with another
shortwave moving through the base of the trough Wednesday into
Thursday, it looks like central al will be cut-off from any|
meaningful moisture return, limiting our chances of rainfall. A
weak cold front associated with the shortwave could lead to
slightly below average temperatures for thanksgiving. Central al
remains cut-off from any moisture return through the weekend, so i
have removed any pops in the forecast Wednesday through Monday.
12z TAF discussion.
Vfr conds thru the period. Light northeast to east sfc winds thru
18z will become southeast after 18z as a surface high slides to
the east of alabama. Southerly low level winds will increase after
06z and CIGS arnd 30-40 thousand feet agl will develop across far
east alabama, possibly impacting ktoi after 09z.
Dry and cold weather for today and tomorrow. Relative humidity
values drop into the 30s this afternoon. Chances for rain look
low for the next 7 days.
Preliminary point temps pops
Gadsden 57 35 61 39 57 0 0 10 0 0
anniston 59 42 62 42 59 0 0 10 0 0
birmingham 59 39 62 42 58 0 0 10 0 0
tuscaloosa 59 36 64 42 60 0 0 10 0 0
calera 59 39 63 42 60 0 0 10 0 0
auburn 59 47 62 47 62 0 0 20 20 0
montgomery 61 42 65 45 64 0 0 10 10 0
troy 61 41 64 48 64 0 0 30 20 0
Bmx watches warnings advisories
Freeze warning until 8 am cst this morning for the following
counties: autauga... Barbour... Bibb... Blount... Bullock...
calhoun... Chambers... Cherokee... Chilton... Clay... Cleburne...
coosa... Dallas... Elmore... Etowah... Fayette... Greene... Hale...
jefferson... Lamar... Lee... Lowndes... Macon... Marengo... Marion...
montgomery... Perry... Pickens... Pike... Randolph... Russell...
shelby... St. Clair... Sumter... Talladega... Tallapoosa...
tuscaloosa... Walker... Winston.
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