Wednesday, January24, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Solomon, KS

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Sunrise 7:40AMSunset 5:44PM Wednesday January 24, 2018 1:31 AM CST (07:31 UTC) Moonrise 11:58AMMoonset 12:15AM Illumination 51% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 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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1126 pm cst Tue jan 23 2018

Short term (this evening through Thursday night)
issued at 250 pm cst Tue jan 23 2018
an upper ridge is situated over the western CONUS as a transient
clipper shortwave develops in the northern plains and is expected to
swiftly move across mid-america Tuesday evening into Wednesday. This
fast moving upper disturbance is expected to stay north of the cwa
as a moisture deficient airmass and associated high pressure at
the surface spread across the southwestern u.S. Keeping kansas
precip-free over the next several days.

Expect the warming trend in temperatures to continue through
Thursday as the upper ridge pattern becomes more zonal in nature
across kansas. Resulting downslope flow from the west should
allow for increased thickness and sufficient warm air advection in
the area to push highs into the low to mid- 60s across central,
south central, and southeast kansas by Thursday afternoon.

Long term (Friday through Tuesday)
issued at 250 pm cst Tue jan 23 2018
a cutoff upper low currently forming over central northern mexico is
progged to intensify as it is pushed northeastward along and ahead
of an upper trough that is expected to rapidly move across the
northern plains this weekend. As the pressure gradient tightens
Thursday and Friday, surface winds should pick up resulting in
breezy southwesterly winds both days. The main frontal system is
expected to quickly push through the area late Friday night into
early Saturday morning. Though most of central kansas should stay
dry, 850mb moisture transport vectors from the southwest and pockets
of sufficient moisture flux divergence seem to indicate that
areas of southeast kansas and the flint hills could see a decent
shot at some rain showers transitioning over to light snow in
some areas as the temperature drops overnight. At this time, no
major impacts are expected.

Behind the front, expect clearing skies and winds switching to a
more northwesterly direction, which should cool temperatures back
down slightly heading into Saturday and Sunday before another
gradual warmup to begin the work week next week.

Aviation (for the 06z tafs through 06z Wednesday night)
issued at 1126 pm cst Tue jan 23 2018
vfr conditions expected to prevail thru the forecast valid period.

Surface high pressure ridge will slide east across the area late
tonight through Wednesday. Light northwest winds will back to
south-southwest on Wednesday and become gusty across central
kansas in the afternoon.

Ked

Fire weather
Issued at 250 pm cst Tue jan 23 2018
very high grassland fire danger is expected across central, south
central, and southeast kansas on Thursday, with some areas
possibly reaching the extreme category. Temperatures are expected
to be well above normal (low to mid 60s). When combined with cured
grasses, gusty winds, and low relative humidity, this could cause
some fire concerns. Outdoor burning on Thursday is strongly
discouraged. In addition, some areas of central kansas and along
the flint hills could also see very high grassland fire danger on
Friday ahead of the frontal passage.

Preliminary point temps pops
Wichita-kict 24 54 33 64 0 0 0 0
hutchinson 23 54 31 63 0 0 0 0
newton 23 52 32 62 0 0 0 0
eldorado 24 52 34 62 0 0 0 0
winfield-kwld 24 54 34 63 0 0 0 0
russell 20 55 25 63 0 0 0 0
great bend 20 55 27 65 0 0 0 0
salina 23 52 29 62 0 0 0 0
mcpherson 21 53 30 62 0 0 0 0
coffeyville 25 54 34 64 0 0 0 0
chanute 25 52 33 62 0 0 0 0
iola 25 52 33 62 0 0 0 0
parsons-kppf 25 53 33 62 0 0 0 0

Ict watches warnings advisories None.

Short term... Tav
long term... Tav
aviation... Ked
fire weather... Tav


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Salina, Salina Municipal Airport, KS14 mi39 minN 010.00 miFair31°F26°F82%1027.7 hPa

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