Monday, November20, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Goldfield, NV

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Sunrise 6:25AMSunset 4:33PM Monday November 20, 2017 5:44 AM PST (13:44 UTC) Moonrise 9:21AMMoonset 7:35PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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 Goldfield, NV
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Area Discussion for - Las Vegas, NV
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national weather service las vegas nv
218 am pst Mon nov 20 2017

Synopsis A seasonal day expected today before temperatures
increase to near-record and or record breaking levels by mid week
and thanksgiving. Abundant high clouds over the area today will
provide filtered sunshine then skies will become mostly clear with
dry and calm conditions through thanksgiving day.

Short term Today through Wednesday night
ir imagery shows a considerable amount of high cirrus streaming
across the great basin and through the mojave desert this morning.

Broken to overcast skies will dominate most of the forecast area
today, with the thickest cloud cover focused over the northern
zones. There has been little change in overall synoptic evolution
from previous forecasts, as ridging is anticipated to amplify and
persist over the southwest through the week. As the ridge builds
in today and tomorrow, today's cirrus shield will begin to lift
northward atop the ridge leaving clear blue skies on Wednesday.

The main highlight in the forecast will be the increasing
temperatures. Today, under decent cloud cover, temperatures will be
similar to those on Sunday, but by Wednesday multiple record highs
are expected to be tied or surpassed. Of course afternoon
temperatures will heavily depend on pbl mixing and the strength of
the previous night's inversion. Aside from the clouds today and
tomorrow and the mid-week warm up, expect dry and calm conditions.

Long term Thanksgiving day through Sunday.

A strong ridge of high pressure will still be in control of our
weather thanksgiving day with mostly sunny skies, light winds and
well above normal temperatures. Still forecasting 80 degrees for a
high in las vegas which is splitting the difference between the
operational ECMWF and GFS numerical guidance. This pattern is
forecast to continue through Friday. The ridge axis shifts east over
the rockies for next weekend as an upper trough approaches the
pacific northwest coast. This will lead to some minor cooling
although temperatures look to remain well above normal. Some
increase in high clouds can be expected along with areas of breezy
south southwest winds. The ECMWF shows some potential for a little
disturbance out ahead of the main trough possibly bringing enough
moisture into the sierra for some snow showers by Sunday afternoon
but for now I have held off in mentioning anything in the forecast.

Climate Temperatures during the latter half of this week will
jump to record territory. Below is a table of some of the threatened
high temperature records.

Tue 11 21 Wed 11 22 Thu 11 23 Fri 11 24 Sat 11 25
las vegas, nv 77 (1976) 77 (1976) 76 (1995) 81 (1949) 76 (1970)
bishop, ca 78 (1950) 76 (1954) 78 (1959) 80 (1949) 78 (1954)
barstow, ca 84 (1950) 80 (1981) 82 (1949) 85 (1949) 81 (1959)
needles, ca 84 (1926) 83 (1950) 82 (1995) 84 (1949) 83 (1949)
kingman, az 78 (2006) 77 (2002) 82 (1915) 84 (1921) 83 (1921)

Aviation For mccarran... Light winds following diurnal
patterns are expected through this week. Today, winds will stay
below 7 knots, with an easterly component in the afternoon and south
to west component tonight. Scattered to overcast skies around 25 kft
are expected to drop in altitude this afternoon with bases at or
above 12 kft.VFR conditions are expected.

For the rest of southern nevada, northwest arizona and southeast
california... Light diurnal winds are expected areawide today.

Considerable cloudiness will stream over the area today, leading to
scattered to overcast skies. There is also some potential for fog
development at kbih tonight, however confidence is still low to
mention in the forecast.

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

Short term aviation... Boothe
long term... ... ... ... .Harrison
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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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Tonopah, Tonopah Airport, NV52 mi1.8 hrsN 510.00 miOvercast37°F-4°F17%1018.2 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Las Vegas, NV (8,2,3,4)
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