Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:00AM||Sunset 8:36PM||Tuesday June 27, 2017 1:26 PM EDT (17:26 UTC)||Moonrise 8:57AM||Moonset 10:38PM||Illumination 14%|
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national weather service raleigh nc
110 pm edt Tue jun 27 2017
A moisture-starved cold front will cross central nc this afternoon.
Canadian high pressure will follow and crest over the southern
middle atlantic states Wed and Wed night.
Near term today
As of 1020 am edt Tuesday...
just minor adjustments required to the near term forecast, primarily
to decrease pops in the west and tweak temp dewpoints as
temperatures are averaging 2-3 degrees warmer than expected.
12z upper air analysis depicts a modest mid-level trough exiting the
tn valley this morning. This feature accompanied by 30-40m height
falls. While synoptic lift present, atmosphere over central nc not
all that moist, and minimal moisture advection noted in the
analysis. Still expect the highest coverage of a few showers and
possibly an isolated t-storm to occur this afternoon-early evening
across the eastern and southern sections of our forecast area. The
threat for showers does not look all that impressive across the
western piedmont so have lowered pop a bit in this region.
Early morning dewpoints were in the upper 50s to lower 60s. As
mixing ensues late morning-early afternoon, expect dewpoints to drop
into the low-mid 50s most places. Mid-morning temperatures have
warmed into the low-mid 70s. Temperatures should slow their rise as
mid upper level clouds thicken this afternoon. Still expect enough
heating to warm into the low-mid 80s.
Short term tonight through Wednesday night
As of 400 am edt Tuesday...
the system will be east of the area by early tonight with decreasing
cloudiness leading to mostly clear skies after midnight as high
pressure builds in from the northwest. Mins will tumble in the
drying airmass with the clearing above, and most areas should be in
the upper 50s by sunrise Wednesday. Skies will remain clear through
Wednesday night as the high moves across the area, with highs
Wednesday edging up a bit under strong Sun to reach the low and mid
80s, with mins Wednesday night in the lower 60s.
Long term Thursday through Monday
As of 350 am Tuesday...
initially zonal flow aloft, around the NRN periphery of a
developing strengthening sub-tropical ridge centered over the WRN n.
Atlantic, will yield to (generally weakly) perturbed swly flow aloft
as a trough aloft now over WRN canada amplifies across the central|
u.S. The most notable (synoptic-scale and predictable) of these
disturbances in swly flow aloft will be a S W trough now crossing
tx, which the models indicate will meander briefly over the nwrn gom
before lifting newd across the sern u.S. And carolinas thu-fri.
At the surface, high pressure will drift across and remain over the
central n. Atlantic through early next week. Return flow around the
high will yield gradually increasing temperatures and humidity
levels, marked most abruptly by the passage of a warm front on fri,
followed by a peak in the humidity this weekend and the heat Mon and
tue. Despite mid level warmth associated with the sub-tropical
ridge, and resultant weak mid level lapse rates, the aforementioned
warming and moistening low levels should prove sufficient for at
least scattered diurnal convection throughout central nc during the
upcoming holiday weekend, after which time, a sharpening appalachian-
lee trough and mixing out of surface dewpoints to the west will
probably shift the focus for convection over the ERN half or third
of the forecast area.
Aviation 18z Tuesday through Sunday
As of 110 pm Tuesday...
vfr parameters expected across central nc through Thursday.
An upper level disturbance and attendant sfc front will cross
central nc this afternoon, and exit our region early this evening.
This weather feature will cause an increase in mid upper level
cloudiness, along with a threat for isolated showers and possibly a
thunderstorm. The convective threat appears highest along and east
of highway 1. Even so, with coverage expected to be no worse than
isolated, threat appears too minimal to include in the aerodrome
forecast for kfay and krwi.
Clouds will decrease this evening with mostly clear skies
anticipated overnight, persisting Wednesday through early Thursday.
An increasing sly low level flow late Thursday into Thursday night
will usher moisture into our region, leading to the probability of
low cloud cover by early Friday morning. These low clouds, if they
occur, should burn off by mid morning. A persistent low level sly
flow is expected Friday through Sunday, leading to an increasingly
wet atmosphere and increased chances for sub-vfr parameters. This
will lead to periods of low clouds and patchy fog each morning and a
chance for scattered afternoon-evening convection each day.
Rah watches warnings advisories
near term... Wss
short term... Mlm
long term... Mws
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|Raleigh / Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC||11 mi||35 min||Var 5||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||80°F||54°F||41%||1017.6 hPa|
|Sanford, Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport, NC||17 mi||41 min||NNE 3||10.00 mi||Fair||78°F||55°F||46%||1017.9 hPa|
|Chapel Hill, Williams Airport, NC||18 mi||90 min||Var 3||10.00 mi||Fair||78°F||54°F||43%||1017.9 hPa|
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Tue -- 01:12 AM EDT -0.08 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:00 AM EDT Sunrise
Tue -- 06:43 AM EDT 1.58 feet High Tide
Tue -- 09:54 AM EDT Moonrise
Tue -- 02:00 PM EDT -0.08 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 07:22 PM EDT 1.35 feet High Tide
Tue -- 08:27 PM EDT Sunset
Tue -- 11:32 PM EDT Moonset
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