Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:33AM||Sunset 5:28PM||Saturday December 16, 2017 11:40 AM EST (16:40 UTC)||Moonrise 5:57AM||Moonset 4:38PM||Illumination 3%|
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national weather service peachtree city ga
1048 am est Sat dec 16 2017
Deep closed h5 low is beginning to lift from northern mexico
towards the texas big bend. Resultant downstream ridge across the
southeast will keep the area dry and mild today with some high
clouds of pacific origin passing by throughout the day. Sfc is
dominated by high pressure. High temps in the 50s expected
throughout the cwa.
Inherited forecast is largely on track this morning and have made
Prev discussion issued 600 am est Sat dec 16 2017
update for aviation...
prev discussion... Issued 339 am est Sat dec 16 2017
short term today through Sunday ...
quiet weather day in store today as dry surface high pressure
moves across the area.
The next system for Sunday will be a weakening short wave that
is forecast to have deep moisture associated and no instability.
It will affect N ga the most with light rain chances starting
close to mid morning for the far NW then the rest of N ga through
Forecast high temperatures are running near to slightly below
normal today and 3-5 degrees above normal for Sunday.
Forecast low temperatures are running close to normal tonight.
Overall confidence is high.
long term Sunday night through Friday ...
still looking for a cutoff low to develop over the 4 corners
region as the long term period begins providing a pattern for most
of the period that resembles anything but la nina. Upper level jet
will be a mainstay over the tennessee valley and providing energy
to the local area until actual upper low eventually kicks out and
provides its own dynamics.
At the same time, surface high will remain largely offshore
allowing for ample low level moisture to interact with these upper|
level features. This all begins Sunday night into Monday when
precipitable water climbs to 1.75 inches over central ga and jet
impulses along with isentropic influences lead to the development
of likely pops. Could be that these need to be upped to
categorical with time but ECMWF not quite as aggressive initially
as GFS so will hold off.
Area will be in and out of likely rain chances but mostly in until
shortwave ejects out of the plains and pushes through late
Wednesday. Models showing as high as 5 inches through the entire
period but QPF should be spread out enough to preclude any
significant flood concerns. Otherwise, will continue to indicate
periods of thunder in the grids as well trying to match up with
individual impulses to move through.
vfr conditions will continue through the overnight with just
varying high clouds today, increasing high ceilings tonight
and lowering for Sunday. Surface winds mainly light wnw or light
and variable today then calm or light and variable tonight.
Atl confidence... 12z update...
low confidence for wind direction beyond 00z.
High confidence for all other elements through tonight.
Preliminary point temps pops
Athens 54 34 58 46 0 0 30 40
atlanta 54 37 57 50 0 0 40 60
blairsville 53 29 51 41 0 0 50 30
cartersville 52 33 53 47 0 0 50 40
columbus 57 39 64 56 0 0 30 70
gainesville 52 36 54 46 0 0 40 40
macon 56 35 63 53 0 0 10 60
rome 53 32 51 45 0 0 60 40
peachtree city 55 34 59 50 0 0 30 60
vidalia 57 39 67 54 0 0 10 40
Ffc watches warnings advisories
Short term... Bdl
long term... .Deese
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