Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:15AM||Sunset 4:41PM||Wednesday November 14, 2018 12:44 AM PST (08:44 UTC)||Moonrise 1:05PM||Moonset 11:47PM||Illumination 37%|
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Area Discussion for - Phoenix, AZ  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service phoenix az
issued by national weather service tucson az
250 pm mst Tue nov 13 2018
Synopsis Cool temperatures will persist across the region into
Wednesday with readings close to 10 degrees below normal. Dry
conditions will continue through the week while a warming trend
brings temperatures back to near normal by the weekend.
Discussion Clear skies persist across much of arizona at this
time with scattered thin cirrus streaming in from the north and
west, particularly across california and nevada. The surface
pressure gradient has not completely relaxed yet, as observations
south southeast of phoenix and along the i-8 corridor are indicating
east winds sustained at 5-15 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph. In
the valley though, surface wind speeds are generally less than 10
mph with a few gusts around 15 mph. Winds will decrease into this
evening as an upper level disturbance continues to move across the
southern plains and ridging builds over the western conus. A very
dry airmass is well-established, with surface dewpoints generally in
the single digits or low teens.
A warming trend toward seasonable temperatures will commence
Wednesday, with height thickness increases occurring through the end
of the work week. We'll also start to see low temperatures rebound
back from the freezing mark over the higher terrain east of phoenix.
North to northwest flow aloft will be the general rule over the next
couple of days. A few wobbles in the flow will bring periods of
mainly high cloudiness into the weekend as well.
Speaking of the weekend, upper level flow will turn to be more
westerly by Saturday, but there shouldn't be much change in the
sensible weather. Temperatures will be within a few degrees of
normal and winds will be light and surface driven. By Sunday, we'll
see southwest flow ahead of a developing trough of the coast of ca.
Model solutions from both the GFS and ECMWF have been flip-flopping
on this feature quite a bit over the last few days, so there remains
plenty of uncertainty with regard to its evolution into early next|
week. That said, still think this system has the potential to bring
a chance of welcome rain to the southwest deserts by Tuesday or
South-central arizona including kphx, kiwa, and ksdl: an exiting
weather system will bring dry northeasterly flow to the terminals
today with a few afternoon gusts. Generally, winds should be lighter
than yesterday although gusts 15 to 20 kts cannot be ruled out. Very
light westerly and or variable flow could develop in the late
afternoon otherwise winds will stay out of the east. Clear skies
will prevail until high clouds move in Tuesday night.
Southeast california southwest arizona including kipl and kblh:
lighter northwesterly flow will exist across the terminals today as
a dry weather system exits our area. Speeds will generally be less
than 10 kts while skies remain mostly clear. No other aviation
Aviation discussion not updated for amended tafs.
Friday through Tuesday: high pressure prevails across the region,
resulting in drier than normal conditions. Temperatures hover near
or just a couple degrees below seasonal averages through the period.
Winds generally remain on the light side with only occasional light
afternoon breezes. Minimum rhs keep in the teens and twenties, with
a slight increase toward the beginning of next week.
Spotter information statement
Spotters should follow standard reporting procedures.
Psr watches warnings advisories
aviation... Howlett wilson
fire weather... Howlett hirsch
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