Saturday, February24, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Utting, AZ

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 7:09AMSunset 6:30PM Saturday February 24, 2018 1:02 AM MST (08:02 UTC) Moonrise 1:05PMMoonset 2:26AM Illumination 66% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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 Utting, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Phoenix, AZ
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area forecast discussion
national weather service phoenix az
940 pm mst Fri feb 23 2018

Synopsis
Cool conditions will continue to affect the region through the
weekend with several passing weak weather systems. A slight
warming trend is expected early next week before another weather
system moves into to the area early next week bringing another
chance for showers along with cooler temperatures.

Discussion
Weak bands of showers sprinkles have been quickly traversing
eastward across south-central arizona this evening, and current
trends suggest the western edge of the very light precipitation is
now situated across far northeastern maricopa county into
southern gila county. The very dry air low-level air mass, with
dewpoints still in the 20s, has limited the amount of rain
reaching the ground. Although there were reports of some light
showers across the greater phoenix area this evening, no
measurable precipitation was observed. Should see a clearing trend
through midnight tonight. The loss of diurnal heating has also
tempered strong wind gust potential across most of the lower
deserts.

Previous discussion latest satellite imagery reveals a well-
defined short wave trough sliding steadily eastward through nv. A
stratocu deck with bases around 6k ft continues to fill in ahead
of the trough axis across portions of western arizona. However,
acars soundings show relatively warm conditions aloft, yielding
weak lapse rates and little vertical development to the clouds.

Consequently, coverage of measurable precipitation will be limited
through this evening. Latest ensemble of hi-res wrfs indicates
the best chance of precipitation will be remain further north and
closer to the stronger vorticity-forced ascent and deeper
moisture. Nevertheless, there is a chance of sprinkles or even a
few showers as far south as the phoenix area.

The other weather impact for today will be the cooler and breezy
conditions. Latest GFS and nam-wrf suggest gusts as high as 30-35
mph will be possible across central arizona and as far west as
southeastern california. With winds this strong, there also is the
potential for areas of blowing dust. The breezy conditions will
subside this evening as the trough moves east of the area and
subsidence overspreads the region.

Aviation
South-central arizona including kphx, kiwa, and ksdl:
weak virga showers sprinkles have shifted into far eastern
portions of the greater phoenix area. Gradual clearing can be
expected through 06z, with only periodic scattered clouds between
8-10 thousand feet. Wind gusts have also diminished across most
area terminals. An atypical westerly winds should persist
overnight, before a weakening pressure gradient results in more
variable directions after sunrise Saturday morning.

Southeast california southwest arizona including kipl and kblh:
gusty winds have diminished at kipl kblh this evening, with a
north to northwest direction generally favored. Mostly clear skies
can be expected overnight, with weaker wind speeds Saturday.

Aviation discussion not updated for amended tafs.

Fire weather
Sunday through Thursday:
drier westerly flow aloft will dominate Sunday and Monday,
allowing temperatures to gradually climb and approach seasonal
normals by Monday. Minimum rh values will drop into the 12 to 18
percent range through Monday with improvement into the 20s
starting next Tuesday. A weather system will likely bring good
chances of wetting rains on Tuesday with chances lingering into
Wednesday. Light winds through Monday will increase for Tuesday
and Wednesday as the weather system moves through the area.

Spotter information statement
Spotters should follow standard reporting procedures.

Psr watches warnings advisories
Az... None.

Ca... None.

Discussion... Rogers
previous discussion... Hirsch
aviation... Rogers
fire weather... Kuhlman


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Blythe, Blythe Airport, CA50 mi70 minN 710.00 miFair43°F16°F34%1023.6 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Phoenix, AZ (3,6,7,8)
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