Saturday, July22, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Sharon Springs, KS

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:37AMSunset 9:02PM Saturday July 22, 2017 9:48 PM CDT (02:48 UTC) Moonrise 4:51AMMoonset 7:34PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 29 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 Sharon Springs, KS
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Area Discussion for - Goodland, KS
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national weather service goodland ks
507 pm mdt Sat jul 22 2017

Short term (this evening through Sunday)
issued at 236 pm mdt Sat jul 22 2017
latest upper air analysis shows a trough breaking down the ridge
over the plains. Ahead of this trough showers and thunderstorms
were developing. At the surface an outflow boundary cold front was
moving southeast. A second boundary was present running from
johnson city northeast to oakley and hill city then turning east
toward stockton. Along the east extent of the cold front cumulus
clouds were developing.

So far the storm activity has been remaining behind the outflow
boundary in the more stable environment. Due to the cold front
advancing southeast faster than expected, am beginning to wonder if
any severe weather will occur for the southeast part of the forecast
area today. Based on the current speed of the boundary, the cold
front will be on the southeast border of the forecast area in
roughly 2 hours. While severe weather cannot be ruled out yet, the
window of opportunity is quickly shrinking. In addition, by the
time peak lift from the upper level short wave trough will occur,
the front will be well south of the forecast area.

If severe weather does occur it will be south of a hoxie to hill
city line and east of a russell springs to hoxie line. Should
severe weather occur, hail up to ping-pong ball size is possible
with the strongest storms, along with damaging wind gusts. Due to
the almost stationary nature of the storms, heavy rainfall is
likely. This may cause flash flooding in low lying areas, but do
not have enough confidence at this time to issue a watch.

There maybe some lingering storms over the southeast half of the
forecast area overnight ahead of the upper level short wave trough
that will be moving slowly south.

Sunday morning the upper level short wave trough will move south of
the forecast area before mid morning. Once it does the weather
should be dry due to subsidence very weak lift moving overhead as
the ridge, that retrograded west during the overnight hours, pushes
back east onto the high plains. Due to the cooler air mass in place
highs will be cooler than today.

Long term (Sunday night through Saturday)
issued at 236 pm mdt Sat jul 22 2017
Sunday night-Tuesday: this period should remain dry as upper level
ridging dominates the weather. Temperatures will be above normal
with eastern sections of the area once again, seeing highs near the
century mark on Monday and Tuesday.

Tuesday night-Saturday: ridge flattens somewhat allowing zonal to nw
flow aloft. Series of shortwaves will traverse the area through the
period. These, combined with some leeside troughing at the surface
will bring chance to likely pops through Saturday morning with best
rain and storm chances coming Thursday night through Friday night.

Some storms may become strong to severe each afternoon and evening.

Temperatures now look to be at or below normal for the period. 12z
euro MOS actually has a high of 79 in goodland on Thursday. Will be
fine tuning the forecast through the weekend to better pinpoint
hazards and temps since global models have not been very consistent
from run to run the past few days.

Aviation (for the 00z tafs through 00z Sunday evening)
issued at 506 pm mdt Sat jul 22 2017
vfr expected at both kgld and kmck through the TAF period. Front
has moved south of the terminals, as well as the showers and
thunderstorms, with a gradual clearing trend anticipated through
the remainder of tonight. Surface winds will become light by
early evening.

Gld watches warnings advisories
Ks... None.

Co... None.

Ne... None.

Short term... Jtl
long term... Sme
aviation... 024


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Goodland, Renner Field, KS34 mi56 minENE 710.00 miPartly Cloudy76°F51°F42%1013.7 hPa

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