Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:02AM||Sunset 7:16PM||Thursday March 21, 2019 6:28 AM CDT (11:28 UTC)||Moonrise 7:12PM||Moonset 6:45AM||Illumination 100%|
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Area Discussion for - St. Louis, MO  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service saint louis mo
320 am cdt Thu mar 21 2019
Short term (through Friday)
issued at 316 am cdt Thu mar 21 2019
the cold front continues to advance southward across the area early
this morning in response to the upper trof digging southeastward
from the western great lakes into the ohio valley. The front was bi-
secting the st. Louis metro at 08z and should clear the CWA by 12z.
Northwest winds and weak CAA were occurring in the wake of the
front. There was also a good deal of stratus, but the coverage was
not very uniform to our north and it also lagged the front by
anywhere from 50-100 miles. Based on the current goes-16 nighttime
microphysics imagery, low level rh progs from the rap, and the
presence of deep layer north-northwest flow, the greatest coverage
of clouds this morning should be along and east of the ms river,
with more scattered coverage further west. Clouds should diminish in
coverage this afternoon and gradually shunt to the east.
Temperatures today will remain below average.
Weather conditions continue to look tranquil tonight with clear
skies. Surface high pressure will remain to our west and surface
winds back a bit this evening giving us some weak waa. However
another cold front will drop southward into the area overnight and
clear the CWA by late morning on Friday, with high pressure settling
into the area by early Friday evening. Most of the cooling with this
later front is across il and it doesn't appear to be all that great.
Temperatures will be closer to seasonable norms with highs a bit
below average from the ms river east, and closer to average from
southeast into central mo.
Long term (Friday night through Wednesday)
issued at 316 am cdt Thu mar 21 2019
surface ridge along with a narrow upper level ridge, will continue
to build in over the region Friday night through Saturday. So dry
and cooler conditions expected with lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s
Friday night and highs on Saturday in the 50s.
By Saturday night, ridging will slowly slide off to the east while a
closed upper level low over the front range becomes negatively
tilted and lifts northeastward towards iowa. So will see southerly
flow return to the region once again advecting in decent low level
moisture. First in a series of shortwaves will slide through the
forecast area Saturday night with scattered showers developing.
By Sunday morning, as surface low associated with system slides into
northwestern mo, will see dewpoints rising into the 40s to near 50
degrees by the afternoon with surface based capes around 500 j kg.
This combined with a fairly vigorous shortwave will allow for|
increasing chances of showers, as well as scattered thunderstorms,
in the warm sector ahead of associated cold front, especially Sunday
afternoon through evening.
Cold front will exit region by Monday morning, though could still
see some lingering post frontal shower activity through Monday
evening, before coming to an end.
Highs on Sunday will be in the upper 50s to low 60s, then cool off a
bit below normal for the first part of the work week, with highs in
the upper 40s to 50s Monday and Tuesday. By Wednesday, highs will be
back up near normal, in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Aviation (for the 06z tafs through 06z Thursday night)
issued at 1046 pm cdt Wed mar 20 2019
a cold front extending from a surface low over northeastern il
southwest through uin will move southeastward through cou around
06z and through the st. Louis metro area around 07-08z Thursday.
Post frontal low level clouds will move through the TAF sites late
tonight and Thursday morning. The cloud ceiling may briefly drop
into the MVFR category. Southwest surface winds late this evening
will veer around to a northwest direction after FROPA and increase
in strength, possibly becoming gusty Thursday morning. The sky
will clear out Thursday afternoon as a surface ridge moves
southeastward into western mo.
Specifics for kstl: a cold front extending from a surface low
over northeastern il southwest through uin will move southeastward
through stl around 07-08z Thursday. Post frontal low level clouds
will move through stl late tonight and Thursday morning. The
cloud ceiling may briefly drop into the MVFR category. Southwest
surface winds late this evening will veer around to a northwest
direction after FROPA and increase in strength, possibly becoming
gusty Thursday morning. The sky will clear out Thursday afternoon
as a surface ridge moves southeastward into western mo.
Preliminary point temps pops
Saint louis 55 37 55 33 0 0 0 0
quincy 53 32 51 31 0 0 0 0
columbia 54 34 57 33 0 0 0 0
jefferson city 55 34 58 33 0 0 0 0
salem 50 35 53 30 0 0 0 0
farmington 54 36 59 32 0 0 0 0
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|St. Louis, Spirit Of St. Louis Airport, MO||8 mi||35 min||NW 6||10.00 mi||Fair||40°F||32°F||73%||1017.5 hPa|
|St. Louis Lambert International Airport, MO||15 mi||38 min||NNW 11||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||40°F||32°F||73%||1017.1 hPa|
|St. Louis Downtown Airport, IL||20 mi||36 min||NNW 13||10.00 mi||Fair||41°F||30°F||67%||1016.8 hPa|
Wind History from SUS (wind in knots)
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|2 days ago||Calm||Calm||NE||E||N||NW||N||Calm||NE|
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