Sunday, April22, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Lake City, MN

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Sunrise 6:11AMSunset 8:05PM Sunday April 22, 2018 5:01 PM CDT (22:01 UTC) Moonrise 10:54AMMoonset 1:13AM 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 Lake City city, MN
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Area Discussion for - Twin Cities, MN
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national weather service twin cities chanhassen mn
222 pm cdt Sun apr 22 2018

Short term (this evening through Monday)
issued at 215 pm cdt Sun apr 22 2018
little weather in short term. Some high clouds will move across
the state overnight associated with weak trough axis associated
with the exiting cutoff circulation to the south. Much of the
moisture has exited to the south and is thinning. With the light
winds and still melting snow cover in south central mn we could
see some patchy fog again late there. Didnt mention at this time
the SREF probs are lower than yesterday and we were only able to
get a few 3-5sm on AWOS sites 11z-13z. Temepratures will drop off
through the 30s and much of the area should remain above freezing
overnight.

The surface ridge remains in place again for Monday with the next
cold front moving into northern mn. We expect plenty of sunshine
again with temperatures warming the 60s most areas.

Long term (Monday night through Sunday)
issued at 215 pm cdt Sun apr 22 2018
the deterministic models continue to indicate split flow
associated with the upper flow pattern associated with Tuesday
front. Much of the energy is shunted to the east in the northern
stream flow with the cutoff circulation dropping well west of mn
across south dakota and nebraska into Wednesday. We should be able
to work some light rain into far western mn before waning as it
drops southeast with the front across southern mn. We retained
some small pops to the west and south for now.

The next front still looks to move through the area
Thursday Thursday night. Somewhat cooler air follows this front
into Friday but the GFS is more progressive with its western conus
trough into the weekend. This brings higher heights aloft and
warmer air into the area for the weekend. We will trend warmer
with readings close to or slightly above average by next weekend.

Aviation (for the 18z tafs through 18z Monday afternoon)
issued at 1110 am cdt Sun apr 22 2018
surface ridge remains over the great lakes will continue to
provide light winds across most of the area.VFR conditions with
perhaps some high clouds from time to time with winds se-s and
increasing over the west this afternoon, diminishing tonight.

Kmsp... No concerns at this time.

Outlook for kmsp
Monday night...VFR. Variable wind 5 kt or less.

Tuesday...VFR. Slight chance of a rain shower. Northeast wind 5
to 15 kt.

Tuesday night...VFR. North wind around 10 kt.

Wednesday...VFR. Variable wind around 5 kt.

Wednesday night...VFR. South wind 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest
10 to 15 kt late.

Thursday... MVFR possible with a chance of rain. Southwest wind 10
to 15 kt shifting northwest 10 to 20 kt.

Mpx watches warnings advisories
Wi... None.

Mn... None.

Short term... Dwe
long term...

aviation... Dwe


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Red Wing - Red Wing Regional Airport, WI16 mi66 minESE 610.00 miFair64°F24°F22%1024.7 hPa

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