Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:37AM||Sunset 5:47PM||Friday February 22, 2019 9:10 AM PST (17:10 UTC)||Moonrise 10:38PM||Moonset 9:52AM||Illumination 89%|
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
254 am pst Fri feb 22 2019
Drying and warming trend returns. However, temperatures will
remain below normal for this time of year through the end of the
week behind the recent cold system. Another weaker system will
brush the area mainly to our north early next week.
After a really active couple of weeks, the area will get a
breather from the action. Temperatures overnight will be colder
than the last few nights as skies have begun to clear from the
exiting cold trough that is now located over far southeastern
ca and az and moving eastward toward the four corners region. A
freeze warning is in effect for the sjv parts of the CWA and
temperatures will drop near freezing and in a few locations drop
below that mark. Dewpoints are currently in the mid 30s from
fresno county southward and drier air is moving into the northern
parts of the CWA as dewpoints have fallen to the upper 20s already.
This will allow for colder low temperatures in the northern areas
than in the southern parts of the southern sjv. A freeze watch is
in effect for late Friday into early Saturday morning and will be
monitored for possible warning conditions. However, with
shortwave ridging moving southward into the region may keep low
temperatures mainly above 32 for the sjv. The threat of freezing
is obviously not taken lightly at this time of year with many of
the areas fruit and nut trees either laden with citrus or
budding flowering. Any long duration freezes during this time
could be very damaging and costly.
With the shortwave ridging moving through the area on Saturday. A
more zonal flow develops across the region into the beginning of|
next week. By Tuesday a weak tropical tap is progged to move
across the area from the southwest. This could increase the
chances for higher elevation snows and even a few showers for the
lower elevations. At this time the moisture associated with this
feature is on the small size. But buyer beware with the model data
for the middle of next week because as we saw with the system at
the middle of last week the models will struggle with any tropical
system influx meshing with mid latitude storms. I would not be
surprised to see the models struggle again with the solutions over
the next several days. As of right now the guidance is indicating
that the main tropical tap will go into northern ca and or and be
ingested into a mid latitude system from the gulf of alaska.
However, any further deviation of the system southward would
increase chances for precipitation for our forecast area. This
will need to be monitored very carefully over the next several
forecast periods. If things pan out as currently indicated then we
will have primarily a zonal flow continue through next week. But
in the meantime, caveat emptor.
Areas of lingering mountain obscuring ifr lifr in low clouds in the
southern sierra nevada, kern county mountains, and southern sierra
nevada foothills through at least 18z this morning.VFR conditions
will prevail at mce, mer, fat, vis, and bfl today and tonight.
Air quality issues
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The level of certainty for days 3 through 7 is medium.
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|Fresno, Fresno Air Terminal, CA||7 mi||17 min||E 5||10.00 mi||Fair||42°F||33°F||71%||1019 hPa|
|Madera Municipal Airport, CA||20 mi||17 min||WNW 7||10.00 mi||Fair||41°F||34°F||76%||1019.7 hPa|
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