Wednesday, March20, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Weskan, KS

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What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 7:45AMSunset 7:56PM Wednesday March 20, 2019 9:22 PM CDT (02:22 UTC) Moonrise 6:47PMMoonset 6:57AM Illumination 100% Phase: Full Moon; Moon at 15 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 Weskan, KS
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Area Discussion for - Goodland, KS
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552 pm mdt Wed mar 20 2019

Short term (this evening through Thursday)
issued at 1246 pm mdt Wed mar 20 2019
19z water vapor imagery rap analysis indicated northerly flow
aloft as short wave trough moves across southern missouri as a
large 574 dm high extends to the northwest of the area. At the
surface, trough axis was stretched across eastern nebraska with
sfc high along the north dakota and montana border.

Fairly benign weather expected through tomorrow as winds will
diminish quickly as surface heating weakens. With clear skies and
a pronounced dry air mass over the area think potential is there
for a large diurnal swing in temperatures and have lowered
minimums towards the cold tail of solutions. Both rap nam
soundings suggest some potential for fog near mck, but looking at
the diurnal trend in dewpoints around the area it seems like
moisture layer is pretty shallow until you get farther into
nebraska, which makes me think fog threat will be minimal.

On Thursday, temperatures will climb into the 60s as sfc ridge
shifts east and southerly return flow develops. Aside from
increasing clouds from the south, do not expect any major weather
impacts.

Long term (Thursday night through Wednesday)
issued at 233 pm mdt Wed mar 20 2019
a closed low over the western u.S. Creates split flow aloft Thursday
night with a ridge over the central u.S. And a trough off the
northwest u.S. Coast. The closed low moves across the central plains
Friday evening through Saturday. As this occurs, the trough off the
northwest u.S. Coast weakens and creates another closed low over the
intermountain west while still connected to a strong closed low over
the gulf of alaska. High pressure over west-central canada cuts off
the closed lows over the CONUS from the low over the gulf of alaska
Sunday. The lows over the CONUS create a trough extending south into
the desert southwest Sunday.

The closed low over the gulf of alaska begins moving over north
america Monday evening pushing the previous closed lows eastward.

The ridge rebuilds over the intermountain west Monday, moving east
over the central u.S. Tuesday. The closed low weakens as it moves
eastward, slowly becoming an open wave by Wednesday night over the
northwestern u.S.

A surface low develops along the front range of the rockies in
colorado Thursday night into Friday morning bringing moisture into
the tri-state area. The low oscillates over eastern colorado through
Sunday morning before moving eastward. A cold front is expected to
move across the region Sunday night ahead of a strong surface high
over the northern plains and south-central canada. This high moves
southeast across the central u.S. Through Wednesday.

With low pressure impacting the region, chances for precipitation
return Friday morning through Monday. The main type of precipitation
will be rain with thunderstorms possible. Some snow mixed in with
the rain cannot be ruled out in east-central colorado early Saturday
morning and along and west of the kansas colorado border Sunday
night into early Monday morning.

Temperatures during the day will mostly be in the 50s and 60s with
the exception of the mid-40s to low 50s on Monday and up into the
low 70s on Wednesday. Lows will generally be in the 30s and 40s
dipping down into the upper 20s Monday night.

Aviation (for the 00z tafs through 00z Thursday evening)
issued at 533 pm mdt Wed mar 20 2019
vfr conditions are expected at both mck and gld with clear skies
and winds that become light after sunset and turn from the
northwest to the south through the 00z TAF period.

Gld watches warnings advisories
Ks... None.

Co... None.

Ne... None.

Short term... Jrm
long term... Newman
aviation... Lockhart


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Burlington - Carson County Airport, CO29 mi30 minN 810.00 miFair45°F24°F44%1024.2 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Goodland, KS (22,6,7,8)
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