Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:58AM||Sunset 7:12PM||Tuesday March 20, 2018 8:30 AM CDT (13:30 UTC)||Moonrise 9:02AM||Moonset 10:40PM||Illumination 14%|
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545 am cdt Tue mar 20 2018
Short term (today and tonight)
issued at 339 am cdt Tue mar 20 2018
08z 3am radar imagery continues to show light precipitation across
portions of east-central and southeast illinois... Primarily along
and southeast of a shelbyville to paris line. The precip has
mainly been in the form of rain: however, evaporational cooling
along the northern edge of the precip shield allowed a period of
wet snow to develop from west-central indiana into the far eastern
kilx CWA around paris. In fact, 1.3 inches of snow was reported
between paris and danville earlier tonight. High-res model
guidance suggests a rain snow mix will continue to be possible
along the northern edge of the remaining precip for the balance of
the night, with little or no additional snow accumulation. While
radar trends clearly show a diminishing trend, the hrrr suggests
some very light precip may linger across the far SE CWA through
early morning. Have therefore lingered slight chance pops from
flora to lawrenceville through 14z 9am.
A short-wave trough evident on latest water vapor imagery over the
ozarks will track eastward today, leading to surface cyclogenesis
across eastern kentucky. As a result, light precipitation
associated with the developing low will retrograde westward,
spilling back into the SE CWA by mid to late afternoon. Have
included chance pops for light rain as far west as a martinsville
to flora line accordingly. Elsewhere around the area, after some
morning sunshine, skies will become mostly cloudy this afternoon
with high temperatures only in the lower 40s. In addition, brisk
northerly winds gusting to 25mph will create wind-chills in the
20s and 30s. A few rain showers will linger across the SE into
this evening, followed by dry conditions across the board
overnight. Low temperatures will bottom out in the upper 20s and
Long term (Wednesday through Monday)
issued at 339 am cdt Tue mar 20 2018|
cool dry weather will be on tap for Wednesday with highs once
again below normal for this time of year in the middle 40s. Once
surface high pressure shifts east of the region, an increasing
southerly flow will help boost temps back into the lower 50s by
Thursday. 00z mar 22 models all develop a warm frontal boundary
just S SW of illinois on Thursday, with a weak short-wave
interacting with the boundary to produce a period of light rain
Thursday afternoon evening. GFS has been showing this solution for
the past several runs, and now the ECMWF gem have followed suit.
The exact placement of the rain band remains in question, but
based on gfs, have included low chance pops along southwest of a
galesburg to mattoon line.
After that, a milder and more unsettled pattern will prevail
through early next week. Model agreement is poor at this point, so
forecast confidence beyond Thursday is low. The next significant
storm system is slated to pass through the region Friday night
into Saturday, with model consensus keeping the low track south of
central illinois. Best precip chances will likely focus during
that time, with dry weather returning by Sunday.
Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Wednesday morning)
issued at 545 am cdt Tue mar 20 2018
vfr conditions will prevail through the entire 12z TAF period.
High thin clouds will be noted this morning before clouds
gradually thicken and lower by late afternoon through tonight.
N NE winds will continue to be strong gusty today... With gusts in
the 20-25kt range. Winds will then diminish to less than 12kt
Ilx watches warnings advisories
Short term... Barnes
long term... Barnes
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