Monday, January22, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Parker Strip, 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 7:39AMSunset 5:59PM Monday January 22, 2018 8:32 PM MST (03:32 UTC) Moonrise 11:01AMMoonset 11:22PM Illumination 38% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 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 Parker Strip, AZ
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Area Discussion for - Las Vegas, NV
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area forecast discussion
national weather service las vegas nv
209 pm pst Mon jan 22 2018

Synopsis
Dry conditions, near seasonal temperatures, and mostly sunny skies
can be expected through Wednesday along with breezy conditions
down the colorado river valley through tomorrow night. The next
storm system will move in late Wednesday bringing breezy
conditions and chances for snow across the southern sierra and
south central nevada through Thursday night.

Short term Today through Wednesday.

Ridge will build over the region through Wednesday before shifting
eastward as the next storm system pushes onshore of the west
coast Wednesday into Wednesday night. This will allow for quiet
weather through midweek with dry conditions and light winds. The
exception will be along the colorado river valley where gusty,
north winds will persist for another day. Gusts should remain around
25 knots with slightly higher winds in the laughlin bullhead city
area. As weather pattern begins to change on Wednesday ahead of
the trough southwesterly flow will increase and winds across
esmeralda, nye, and inyo counties could become breezy to locally
windy Wednesday afternoon and evening. Potential for downslope
winds will also be present along the eastern slopes of the
southern sierra and spring mountains late Wednesday night into
early Thursday but confidence is low in these winds will make it
to the lower elevations. Initial precip ahead of the system will
begin late Wednesday night early Thursday morning along the
southern sierra and white mountains. Temps will remain near
seasonal norms.

Long term Thursday through Monday.

A fast moving pacific trough with limited moisture is expected to
move across the region Thursday, but impacts will be minor and
confined mainly to the southern sierra and south central nevada
zones. The latest medium range models depict that this trough will
be slightly less amplified than indicated the past couple days and
most of the moisture will be intercepted by the west slopes of the
southern sierra. It is a relatively cold trough and the cold pool
will brush central and southern nevada Thursday with possibly a few
snow showers across central nye and lincoln counties. Widespread
southwest winds will develop ahead of the trough axis, but the
latest national and local wind models indicate gusts will generally
be in the 25-35 mph range except higher in the mountains. There will
be some strong downslope potential for the owens valley early
Thursday, but confidence is low at this time.

Temperatures will drop 5 degrees or so Friday on the back side of
the trough then a ridge will build over our region through the
weekend allowing temperatures to rebound back a little above normal
with highs generally in the 60s across the mojave desert zones.

Sustained north north winds 15-25 mph can be expected down the
colorado river valley from laughlin-bullhead city to lake havasu
through the weekend.

Aviation For mccarran... Variable winds generally less than 7
knots can be expected through Tuesday under occasional high clouds.

Winds will likely favor a northeasterly direction late mornings and
afternoons and a southwesterly direction at night.

For the rest of southern nevada, northwest arizona and southeast
california... Most of the region will see variable winds less than 10
knots through Tuesday under occasional high clouds. The exception is
along the colorado river valley from laughlin-bullhead city
southward where northerly gusts of 20-30 knots can be expected late
mornings and afternoons.

Spotter information statement Spotters are encouraged to report
any significant weather or impacts according to standard operating
procedures.

Aviation... Harrison
short term... .Guillet
long term... Adair
for more forecast information... See us on our webpage:
http: weather.Gov lasvegas or follow us on facebook and twitter


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Needles, Needles Airport, CA39 mi97 minNNW 310.00 miFair56°F19°F24%1021.7 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Las Vegas, NV (22,6,7,8)
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