Thursday, September21, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Howard, WI

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Sunrise 6:38AMSunset 6:51PM Thursday September 21, 2017 4:06 PM CDT (21:06 UTC) Moonrise 7:59AMMoonset 7:55PM Illumination 1% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 1 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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LMZ522 Green Bay South Of Line From Cedar River To Rock Island Passage And North Of A Line From Oconto Wi To Little Sturgeon Bay Wi- Green Bay South Of Line From Oconto Wi To Little Sturgeon Bay Wi- 337 Pm Cdt Thu Sep 21 2017
Tonight..E wind 5 to 10 kts veering S after midnight. Waves 2 ft or less. Areas of fog developing overnight. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Friday..S wind 10 to 20 kts. Waves 1 to 3 ft. Areas of fog in the morning, otherwise mostly Sunny.
Friday night..SW wind 10 to 20 kts. Waves 1 to 3 ft. Clear.
Saturday..S wind 10 to 15 kts. Waves 1 to 3 ft. Sunny.
LMZ522 Expires:201709220430;;729228 FZUS53 KGRB 212037 NSHGRB Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service Green Bay WI 337 PM CDT Thu Sep 21 2017 For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan LMZ521-522-220430-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Howard, WI
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Area Discussion for - Green Bay, WI
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national weather service green bay wi
259 pm cdt Thu sep 21 2017
forecast discussion for routine afternoon forecast issuance

Short term Tonight and Friday
issued at 258 pm cdt Thu sep 21 2017
a warm front was lifting into southern mn and southwest wi
this afternoon. A band of low clouds was persisting north
of this boundary, and moving northward through grb cwa.

Temperatures were in the low to mid 70s within the cloud band, but
in the upper 70s to lower 80s where there was sunshine. Despite
sbcape of 1000-1500 j kg across the region, cinh of 75-100 j kg
was capping off any convection.

The warm front is expected to lift north across the region tonight
and Friday morning. The front, combined with a developing 30-35 kt
low-level jet, should trigger isolated elevated thunderstorms
north of the boundary, as h8 li's of -3 to -5 c advect into the
region. Storms may be a bit more numerous over north central wi,
as some weak short-wave energy and the rrq of 50-60 kt jet brush
past later tonight. SPC still has a small part of north central wi
in the marginal risk for severe storms tonight, and this seems
reasonable, as deep-layer shear is strongest there (around 30
kts). Have added patchy fog across most of the region overnight,
with areas of fog in far northeast wi and on lake michigan, where
marine fog is already occurring.

The warm front will lift into the upper peninsula of michigan
on Friday, ending the threat of thunderstorms. The resulting
clearing and gusty southwest winds will lead to strong heating,
with mixing through 900-875 mb supporting high temperatures
in the middle 80s to lower 90s, much above normal.

Long term Friday night through Thursday
issued at 258 pm cdt Thu sep 21 2017
an amplified pattern will be in place for the CONUS until early next
week, thanks to a deep trough over the western u.S., and a ridge
over the east. The pattern does translate east, which will signal a
pattern change by the middle of next week across the region.

Although there are some timing differences in regards to when this
pattern change occurs, models are generally in good agreement this
far out, so will continue to use a multi model blend for this
forecast.

Friday night through Sunday... With a cold front nearly stationary
over minnesota, and a warm front extending east over lake superior,
the entire region is expected to be located in the warm sector
during this period. With mostly clear conditions and a breezy south
wind, temperatures will likely range from 15 to 20 degrees above
normal. Saturday should be warmer than Sunday, when a few 90s are
possible in the warm spots. Heat indices in the low to mid 90s on
Saturday will fall back to the upper 80s on Sunday.

Rest of the forecast... Sunday night continues to look quiet and
warm. Then precip chances will gradually increase from west to east
on Monday and Tuesday when a cold front drifts closer to the region.

Storm chances look the highest on Tuesday along this front, but its
too early to assess a severe threat. More seasonable temps return
behind the front for midweek.

Aviation For 18z TAF issuance
issued at 1242 pm cdt Thu sep 21 2017
large patches of ifr MVFR ceilings remained across the region at
midday, thoughVFR conditions were found over parts of northern
and east central wi. Latest satellite trends suggest that the
main area of stratus will continue to lift north this afternoon
and evening, resulting in improving flight conditions for all but
the rhi TAF site. The cold front that moved through the region
yesterday is expected to return north as a warm front later this
afternoon and tonight, and may produce isolated scattered
thunderstorms. Confidence is only high enough to mention vcts
in the tafs at this time.

Have added llws to the rhi auw CWA taf sites from late evening
through early Friday morning, as low-level winds increase to
around 35 knots from the southwest.

Grb watches warnings advisories
None.

Short term... ..Kieckbusch
long term... ... Mpc
aviation... ... .Kieckbusch


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
45014 24 mi36 min NNE 5.8 G 5.8 68°F 68°F1015.6 hPa
KWNW3 - 9087069- Kewaunee, WI 33 mi48 min ESE 1 G 2.9 67°F 1015.7 hPa
MN4 - 9087088 - Menominee, MI 46 mi48 min NE 1.9 G 2.9 70°F 1015.7 hPa66°F

Wind History for Kewaunee MET, WI
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Green Bay, Austin Straubel International Airport, WI6 mi73 minN 010.00 miFair81°F72°F74%1015.4 hPa

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