Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:36AM||Sunset 5:30PM||Sunday December 16, 2018 7:13 PM MST (02:13 UTC)||Moonrise 1:43PM||Moonset 1:11AM||Illumination 71%|
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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
132 pm mst Sun dec 16 2018
Update Updated aviation discussion.
Mild weather will continue today with temperatures a few degrees
above seasonal normals. There will be off and on periods of thicker
high clouds through Monday night associated with a pair of weak
systems. There will be a very slight chance of showers developing on
Sunday night and again on Monday night over the high terrain east of
phoenix. Strong high pressure will then build back over the region
for the latter half of next week with temperatures potentially
nearing record highs late in the week.
The upper level low situated over northern baja california will
continue to lift through arizona today. This system is lacking
any substantial moisture leaving the only chance for rain well to
our south. Otherwise, temperatures will remain pleasant
approaching 70 degrees for lower desert locations.
The models remain consistent regarding the overall weather pattern
through this week. Another weather disturbance will push through
the state Monday, but just as with the system before, lacks
substantial moisture. The best locations for any precipitation
will remain well north and east of phoenix, including eastern
The area will undergo a warming trend as a seasonably strong ridge
of high pressure builds over the southwest. By Friday, 500 mb
heights will approach 585 dm which is near the 99th percentile for
climatology. Currently, the forecast tops in the mid 70s for
phoenix on Thursday-Friday which would flirt with the daily high
South-central arizona including kphx, kiwa, and ksdl:
no significant aviation concerns at the phx area TAF sites into
Monday. Winds to remain mainly on the light side (6 kts or less).|
Extended periods of nearly calm conditions this afternoon early-mid
evening to give way to easterly winds during the late evening hours.
Light easterly winds will then prevail through early afternoon on
Monday before becoming light westerly on Monday afternoon. Weak
weather disturbances moving across the region will keep sct-bkn
mid level cloud decks over the terminals through the TAF period.
Southeast california southwest arizona including kipl and kblh:
winds will continue to be quite light (mainly 4 kts or less) and
often times light and variable. Weak weather disturbances moving
across the region will keep few-sct mid level cloud decks over the
terminals through the TAF period. No aviation concerns for at least
the next 24 hours.
Aviation discussion not updated for amended tafs.
Tuesday through Saturday:
strong high pressure will build into the region from the west
during the middle part of the week allowing for a warming trend
and eventually well above normal temperatures late in the week.
Dry conditions will persist through the period under generally
light winds. Min rh values initially on Tuesday near 30 percent
will gradually lower closer to 20 percent by Friday. Overnight
recoveries will be good to excellent throughout the period.
Spotter information statement
Spotters should follow standard reporting procedures.
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