Wednesday, November14, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Merriam, KS

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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 7:00AMSunset 5:06PM Wednesday November 14, 2018 10:21 AM CST (16:21 UTC) Moonrise 12:50PMMoonset 11:09PM Illumination 41% Phase: Waxing Crescent; 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 Merriam, KS
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Area Discussion for - Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO
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532 am cst Wed nov 14 2018

Discussion
Issued at 240 am cst Wed nov 14 2018
slightly warmer conditions are expected today as weak southerly
flow develops and continued sunshine eliminates the snowpack over
the region; however, a few clouds may sneak into far southern and
southeastern portions of the CWA as a wintry system lifts up
across southeast mo, potentially limiting heating this afternoon
and holding highs in the mid 30s. Better southerly flow and much
warmer temperatures aloft will follow for Thursday and Friday,
bringing highs into the mid to upper 40s Thursday and the low 50s
by Friday afternoon.

A cold front is still expected to drop southward across the plains
this weekend, and has begun to phase a bit better with an earlier
passage of the upper trough, slightly increasing precipitation
potential for Saturday through Sunday morning. Precipitation type
will be snow aloft, but precipitation type is still expected to
depend on low-level wet bulb temperatures near the surface cold
front, as the warmer antecedent conditions could allow melting
near the ground. Lower temporal and spatial resolution models are
painting a nearly continuous system from surface front to elevated
frontogenesis, but still expect a brief break between the first
frontal passage and a second round associated with the upper
trough elevated front, possibly with a bit higher precipitation
amounts in the second system.

Colder temperatures will return for the weekend in the wake of the
cold frontal passage, then a gradual return to near normal
temperatures is expected by middle next week.

Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Thursday morning)
issued at 532 am cst Wed nov 14 2018
vfr conditions and generally light south to southeast winds are
expected throughout the TAF period. A few clouds may build into
central mo this afternoon, but are expected to stay well to the
southeast of all terminals.

Eax watches warnings advisories
Ks... None.

Mo... None.

Discussion... Laflin
aviation... Laflin


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport, KS9 mi28 minSE 410.00 miFair28°F19°F69%1035.1 hPa
Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport, MO11 mi27 minSE 310.00 miFair33°F15°F48%1035.4 hPa
Olathe, New Century Aircenter, KS14 mi28 minSE 510.00 miFair30°F19°F66%1035.1 hPa
Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport, MO17 mi28 minESE 410.00 miFair31°F17°F56%1035.5 hPa
Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport, MO24 mi28 minN 010.00 miFair30°F17°F58%1035.2 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO (11,2,3,4)
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