Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:03AM||Sunset 8:52PM||Tuesday June 27, 2017 6:26 AM EDT (10:26 UTC)||Moonrise 9:04AM||Moonset 10:50PM||Illumination 12%|
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national weather service charleston wv
421 am edt Tue jun 27 2017
A cold front crosses this morning. High pressure crosses
tonight. Warmer, more humid and unsettled latter half of the
week. Cold front crosses by Sunday but returns early next week.
Near term through tonight
As of 420 am Tuesday...
a cold front crossing the ohio river early this morning is
likely to become better defined in the surface wind field on
mixing after sunrise, but then may become more difficult to find
as it jumps the mountains late this morning. Models insist
showers break up ahead of the front this morning, as thin mid
level CAPE gives way to mid level drying. The chance for midday
or early afternoon thunder in the mountains is very small
though not quite zero.
High pressure builds in for a clear, calm, cool night tonight.
Short term consensus blend close to previous and mav for highs
today, the mav was a bit high. Mav met previous short term
consensus blend used for lows this upcoming radiative cooling
night, at or a little below previous. GFS based MOS has had 45
at ekn for days, as has the forecast.
Forecast lows tonight are close to records in some cases:
location forecast low tonight record year
crw charleston 52 50 1988+prev yrs
hts huntington 50 47 1915
pkb parkerburg 50 48 1988
ekn elkins 45 39 1988
bkw beckley 48 44 1970
ckb clarksburg 49 record database is being developed
Short term Wednesday through Thursday night
As of 420 am Tuesday...
sfc high pressure prevails across southeast oh and WV through
A low pressure system will move east over the great lakes region
Thursday night. Winds become southwest pumping warm air and moisture
to the area as a cold front approaches.
Long term Friday through Monday
As of 420 am Monday...
a cold front associated with the aforementioned low pressure system
will slowly progress east and south to approach southeast oh by
Sunday morning. Meanwhile, warmer temperatures, abundant moisture
and instability could produce some showers or storms activity
Friday, Saturday and Saturday night.
The front becomes stationary west to east across our area Monday and
Tuesday to continue with chances for showers and thunderstorms.
Aviation 08z Tuesday through Saturday
As of 210 am Tuesday...
brief MVFR is possible with scattered showers along a cold front
crossing the area overnight and Tuesday morning. An MVFR to ifr|
fog tail is possible behind these showers overnight into early
Tuesday morning... Coded one up for pkb first couple of hours of
forecast as three hundredths of an inch of rainfall was measured
There does not appear to be much potential for a thunderstorm
on Tuesday given the cold front crossing the mountains by
A CU deck will follow the front Tuesday afternoon up around 6
kft. Tuesday night will be clear and calm as high pressure
crosses. Valley fog may start forming by 06z Wednesday.
Light south to southwest surface flow will switch to light
northwest as the cold front crosses overnight into Tuesday
morning. These northwest winds may be a bit gusty in the
mountains Tuesday afternoon. Surface flow will become calm
Tuesday night, as high pressure crosses. Light west flow aloft
overnight will become light west to northwest Tuesday and remain
so Tuesday night.
Forecast confidence and alternate scenarios through 06z Wednesday...
forecast confidence: high.
Alternate scenarios: brief MVFR to ifr possible with or just
behind sheers overnight into early Tuesday morning. Valley fog
may or may not start forming by 06z Wednesday.
Experimental table of flight category objectively shows consistency
of WFO forecast to available model information:
h = high: TAF consistent with all models or all but one model.
M = medium: TAF has varying level of consistency with models.
L = low: TAF inconsistent with all models or all but one model.
Date Tue 06 27 17
utc 1hrly 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
edt 1hrly 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
crw consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
hts consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
bkw consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
ekn consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
pkb consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
ckb consistency h h h h h h h h h m m m
after 06z Wednesday...
ifr possible in valley fog early Wednesday morning, and in
showers and thunderstorms on Saturday.
Rlx watches warnings advisories
Synopsis... Arj trm
near term... Trm
short term... Arj
long term... Arj
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|Beckley, Raleigh County Memorial Airport, WV||13 mi||36 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||51°F||46°F||86%||1018.8 hPa|
|Pineville, Kee Field Airport, WV||18 mi||32 min||no data||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||49°F||48°F||97%||1022 hPa|
|Bluefield, Mercer County Airport, WV||22 mi||35 min||W 6||10.00 mi||Fair||53°F||46°F||80%||1018.5 hPa|
Wind History from BKW (wind in knots)
|1 day ago||Calm||NW||NW||NW||NW||N|
|2 days ago||SW||W||W||W||NW||W||W||W||W|
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