Friday, March24, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Oakwood, GA

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Sunrise 7:30AMSunset 7:51PM Friday March 24, 2017 4:09 AM EDT (08:09 UTC) Moonrise 4:22AMMoonset 3:27PM Illumination 11% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 26 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.
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Oakwood, GA
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Area Discussion for - Peachtree City, GA
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358 am edt Fri mar 24 2017

Short term /today through Saturday/
Fcst period characterized by gradual increase in moisture return off
the northern gulf/atlantic first in the form of midlevel stratocu
deck today as sfc ridge to east of area keeps conditions dry but
cloudy. Column saturates more late Saturday ahead of an approaching
cutoff low to the west and there should be enough forcing and
conditional instability to ramp up shower/storm chances by Saturday
afternoon from the nw. Orographic enhancement in the NE higher
elevations could bring some isolated showers even by Saturday
morning. For the moment the better instability and marginal shear
parameters stay just west of the area though will need to monitor if
any strong to isolated severe potential shifts eastward with later
updates. Currently SPC day 2 outlook has marginal risk right up
against NW border.

Temps should stay about 5 degrees above climo for highs (low to
mid 70s) with reduced diurnal range from overnight mins (mid to
upper 50s) given the ample cloud coverage.

Baker

Long term /Saturday night through Thursday/
Rain chances will be rapidly on the increase by Saturday night into
Sunday as the next storm system approaches the area. A closed upper
low will tracking from the plains into the great lakes region as a
trailing cold front becomes more diffuse as it traverses eastward.

While the track of the upper low will direct the best dynamics north
of our area, enough instability will be in place to include the
chance for thunderstorms during the Saturday night into Sunday time
frame. Given relatively limited forecast instability of perhaps 500-
1000 j/kg, marginal shear and diminishing mid-level support, the
chance for any isolated strong to severe thunderstorms appears
lackluster at this time. The storm prediction center has included a
marginal risk area across north georgia to highlight the possibility
of a couple of stronger storms, primarily during the Sunday
afternoon timeframe.

Given the track of the storm system, the highest pops and associated
highest forecast rainfall totals will remain across the northwest
half of the area with rainfall coverage and totals across much of
central georgia likely remaining fairly limited.

The pattern remains unsettled following this weekend system. The
next system will impact the area from Monday night into Tuesday
bringing another opportunity for showers and thunderstorms. After a
drier Wednesday, a stronger system looks to approach the area by
late Thursday into Friday. The GFS is currently advertising a more
robust solution than the ecmwf. The evolution of this system will be
monitored over coming days.

Temperatures will remain warm through the long term with highs in
the 70s and 80s through the period.

Rw
aviation...

06z update...

initial low endVFR CIGS should transition to MVFR this morning
then gradual improvement and possible scattering after about
18-22z. Expect lowering again to MVFR again early Saturday. Winds
staying SE at mainly 6-10 kts thru period.

//atl confidence... 06z update...

medium on afternoon cig trend.

High on all else.

Baker

Preliminary point temps/pops
Athens 71 52 75 57 / 5 5 20 70
atlanta 71 55 75 58 / 5 0 30 80
blairsville 63 49 68 53 / 10 10 30 90
cartersville 70 54 74 57 / 5 5 30 80
columbus 76 57 78 59 / 0 0 30 60
gainesville 66 52 72 56 / 5 5 30 80
macon 76 55 79 58 / 0 0 10 40
rome 71 54 74 57 / 5 5 40 90
peachtree city 72 52 75 57 / 5 0 30 70
vidalia 75 56 79 59 / 0 0 10 20

Ffc watches/warnings/advisories
None.

Short term... Baker
long term... .Rw
aviation... Baker


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Gainesville, Gilmer Memorial Airport, GA7 mi76 minE 610.00 miOvercast53°F34°F48%1030.6 hPa
Winder, Winder-Barrow Airport, GA23 mi73 minE 510.00 miOvercast57°F37°F48%1031.5 hPa

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