Monday, May20, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Aurelia, IA

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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 5:57AMSunset 8:46PM Monday May 20, 2019 3:43 PM CDT (20:43 UTC) Moonrise 9:45PMMoonset 6:23AM Illumination 97% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 17 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 Aurelia, IA
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Area Discussion for - Sioux Falls, SD
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332 pm cdt Mon may 20 2019

Short term (this evening through Tuesday night)
issued at 328 pm cdt Mon may 20 2019
high clouds will continue to thicken across the region this
evening as the next shortwave moves east off the rockies. A deep dry
layer in the low levels of the atmosphere will lead to a lot of
evaporation of the light precipitation falling out of the high and
mid-level cloud deck. During the overnight hours, cloud decks will
lower and saturation of the low levels will allow precipitation to
begin reaching the ground further to the northeast. By Tuesday
morning, most areas will begin to see light to moderate rain.

Tuesday afternoon and evening will be windy, with sustained east
winds in the 25 to 35 mph range. Gusts as high as 50 mph are
possible as the negatively tilted trough just to the west creates a
tight pressure gradient. Make sure to wear a coat if outdoors
Tuesday, as rain with wind chills in the 30s will make it feel quite
cold, especially for this time of year. Light rainfall is forecast
to continue throughout the day into the overnight. Rainfall totals
with this system should be in the 0.5 to 1.5 inch range, with the
higher amounts in central sd (due to upslope flow) and northwest
iowa (due to isolated afternoon thunderstorms).

Long term (Wednesday through Monday)
issued at 328 pm cdt Mon may 20 2019
no large-scale pattern change looks likely through next weekend
with continued wet and below average temperatures.

Rain will begin to diminish Wednesday morning. Breezy west and
southwest winds will lead to some mixing and will help boost
temperatures 10 to 15 degrees compared to Tuesday. Surprisingly,
this should still be below seasonal averages given how chilly
Tuesday is forecast to be.

Thursday looks to be a repeat of today (Monday), where the day
will start off partly sunny, but high clouds begin to cover the
region as the next system approaches. Widespread rain is again
forecast Thursday night into Friday with another shortwave trough
moving through. Temperatures should be warmer and closer to
seasonal despite the rain. Seasonal temperatures (upper 60s to
lower 70s) continue for the weekend, but by the end of the
weekend, the longwave trough over the western CONUS may move far
enough east to again cause some synoptic lift and another round of
rain showers.

Aviation (for the 18z tafs through 18z Tuesday afternoon)
issued at 1217 pm cdt Mon may 20 2019
vfr conditions are expected through late tonight, then showers
and MVFR conditions are expected through the rest of the period.

Gusty east winds will be on the increase during the overnight
hours. Gusts around 40 knots will be possible late Tuesday
morning into the afternoon.

Fsd watches warnings advisories
Sd... Wind advisory from noon Tuesday to midnight cdt Tuesday night
for sdz038>040-050-052>071.

Mn... Wind advisory from noon Tuesday to midnight cdt Tuesday night
for mnz071-072-080-081-089-090-097-098.

Ia... Wind advisory from noon Tuesday to midnight cdt Tuesday night
for iaz001>003-012>014-020>022-031-032.

Ne... Wind advisory from noon Tuesday to midnight cdt Tuesday night
for nez013-014.

Short term... Vandenboogart
long term... Vandenboogart
aviation... 05


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Cherokee, Cherokee Municipal Airport, IA10 mi49 minESE 710.00 miPartly Cloudy56°F37°F51%1020.3 hPa
Storm Lake, IA11 mi49 minE 1110.00 mi54°F39°F58%1019.3 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Sioux Falls, SD (16,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Des Moines, IA
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