Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:48AM||Sunset 7:54PM||Monday March 18, 2019 10:30 AM CDT (15:30 UTC)||Moonrise 4:15PM||Moonset 5:34AM||Illumination 93%|
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Area Discussion for - Goodland, KS  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service goodland ks
904 am mdt Mon mar 18 2019
Issued at 904 am mdt Mon mar 18 2019
for the latest estf update... Only minor tweaks to morning sky
cover otherwise forecast is in good shape at this time. With the
cloud cover currently over northern portions of the cwa... Will
have to monitor forecasted highs for this area and may have to
lower if morning temps do not rebound.
Short term (today through Wednesday)
issued at 300 am mdt Mon mar 18 2019
upper low will drop southward from the northern plains tonight,
with a lead shortwave rotating around it bringing a chance for
light precipitation. Forecast point soundings show a stout warm
layer in the lower levels which will result in the precipitation
type being mostly rain. After 06z, will see some changeover to
snow in northeast colorado as the column saturates in persistent
precipitation, with that changeover moving eastward into the rest
of the area Tuesday morning. Accumulations, if any, will be less
than one inch. Precipitation will end west to east Tuesday morning
as the lead wave moves out and the main upper low skirts the area
to the east. Breezy north winds and clouds will keep temperatures
near normal for Tuesday, with highs in the lower 50s. Will start
to clear out Tuesday night as upper low moves away and shortwave
ridge builds in its wake. Wednesday will be mostly sunny with
light winds under the ridge. Highs will warm into the upper 50s.
Long term (Thursday through Sunday)
issued at 229 am mdt Mon mar 18 2019
forecast problem will be details of incoming storm system precipitation
chances from Thursday into the weekend. Satellite showing an amplified
and active flow from the pacific into the western atlantic. The
pattern has amplified a little over the last 24 hours.
Models continuing to show an amplified and complicated evolution
with the next incoming upper system. Models not too bad too start
with in having a cutoff system moving steadily northeast the
beginning of the weekend. However, that is where they start to
diverge and eventually come into major disagreement by the end of
Considering the current recent amplified pattern, it would be appear|
a more amplified and slower solution would be more likely. The gfs
is the outlier moving the system through faster and taking it
farther north than other available output. The ECMWF and canadian
are slower with the ECMWF the slowest. The ECMWF slowed down from
its previous run. Even the GEFS mean and a large number of its
members would also support the slower further south and west
solution with this system.
Per the above reasoning and national guidance, the ECMWF mean
ensemble guidance is preferred. Saying all that there appears to be
an increasing chance of precipitation into the weekend with the
Friday into Saturday period having the best chance at this time.
Considering the position of the system and the warm thermal profile,
the phase looks to stay rain. Only during the late night and early
morning hours will there be a chance of a rain snow mix or brief
changeover to snow.
Precipitable water values look to be slightly above average so could
get moderate to brief heavy rainfall. Also with time, instability
increases, and would not be surprised to have some embedded
thunderstorms. Overall made little to no changes to the guidance
that the forecast builder gave me.
Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Tuesday morning)
issued at 537 am mdt Mon mar 18 2019
vfr expected at both kgld and kmck through the TAF period.
Tonight, an upper level disturbance will bring scattered rain
showers to the area during the evening, possibly changing to or
mixing with snow showers during the overnight and early Tuesday
morning time period. A brief shower could result in MVFR
conditions due to lowered ceilings.
Gld watches warnings advisories
short term... 024
long term... Buller
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