Wednesday, March29, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Solomon, KS

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Sunrise 7:16AMSunset 7:53PM Wednesday March 29, 2017 2:12 PM CDT (19:12 UTC) Moonrise 7:32AMMoonset 8:53PM Illumination 5% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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 Solomon, KS
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Area Discussion for - Wichita, KS
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1245 pm cdt Wed mar 29 2017

Short term (today through Friday night)
issued at 357 am cdt Wed mar 29 2017
forecast highlights: rain/storms today, and again this weekend
into early next week.

Latest mrms precipitation data suggests widespread rain amounts
of 1-2 inches, with pockets of 2-3 inches have fallen since
yesterday afternoon/evening in a wide north-south strip from
central and south-central kansas east through the flint hills of
east-central and southeast kansas. This will likely produce
healthy rises on several rivers/streams/creeks this morning, with
most probably remaining just below minor flood stage levels.

However, a handful of points could exceed minor flood stage,
especially if another widespread, prolonged area of moderate to
heavy rain moves north across the area this morning (which appears
possibly given activity still across oklahoma). Additionally, a
handful of areal flood warnings for minor low-land flooding will
remain possible.

Once oklahoma precipitation moves north across the region early
this morning, thinking widespread moderate to heavy rain should
gradually decrease in coverage, as a mid-level dry slot spreads
north over the region. However, portions of central and north-
central kansas will likely see widespread precipitation shield
hang around longer due to mid-level deformation zone setting up
shop western through northern ks.

Attention then turns to strong/severe storm potential from midday
through early this evening, generally east of the kansas turnpike
corridor, as the warm sector retrogrades northwest some in
response substantial upper energy approaching from the southwest.

If airmass is able to recover from morning convection, strong deep
layer shear in concert with steepening lapse rates/cooling aloft
and modest instability would support large hail and perhaps
locally 60 mph winds with a handful of storms. Tornado threat
should remain fairly low given veer-back deep layer shear
orientation, but cannot completely be ruled out given the strong
wind fields associated with this system.

Long term (Saturday through Tuesday)
issued at 357 am cdt Wed mar 29 2017
models are finally coming into better agreement with the next
system, with consensus supporting more rain/isolated storms this
weekend through Monday. Could see pockets of locally heavy
rainfall, although this next storm doesn't look as impressive as
the current one.

Aviation (for the 18z tafs through 18z Thursday afternoon)
issued at 1231 pm cdt Wed mar 29 2017
a large storm system will lift over the area tonight with ifr and
pockets of lifr prevailing across much of the area through the
upcoming 24-hr period. Scattered storms are expected to redevelop
along an eastward advancing cold front with some severe storms
possible across much of southeast ks. Winds behind the front will
shift to the north-northwest with gusts of 25 to 30 knots. Low
clouds will linger into the morning hours with some breaks late in
the day on Thursday.

Fire weather
Issued at 357 am cdt Wed mar 29 2017
wet and cool weather along with things starting to green up should
keep fire danger levels fairly low the next several days.

Preliminary point temps/pops
Wichita-kict 58 42 51 39 / 90 50 50 10
hutchinson 50 40 51 37 / 100 60 50 0
newton 55 42 49 38 / 100 60 50 10
eldorado 61 43 51 39 / 100 60 50 10
winfield-kwld 64 44 52 39 / 80 50 40 10
russell 47 39 51 36 / 100 70 20 0
great bend 47 39 53 35 / 100 70 30 0
salina 51 40 50 38 / 100 70 50 0
mcpherson 49 40 50 37 / 100 70 50 0
coffeyville 70 48 54 41 / 100 50 50 20
chanute 69 48 53 41 / 100 60 60 20
iola 67 49 54 41 / 100 60 60 20
parsons-kppf 69 48 54 41 / 100 50 60 20

Ict watches/warnings/advisories
None.

Short term... Adk
long term... Adk
aviation... Mwm
fire weather... Adk


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Salina, Salina Municipal Airport, KS14 mi80 minN 21 G 261.75 miLight Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy49°F46°F93%1005.7 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Wichita, KS (15,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Topeka, KS
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