Marine Weather and Tides
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
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|Sunrise 5:47AM||Sunset 8:37PM||Friday July 28, 2017 12:01 PM CDT (17:01 UTC)||Moonrise 10:43AM||Moonset 10:42PM||Illumination 26%|
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national weather service twin cities chanhassen mn
632 am cdt Fri jul 28 2017
Updated for 12z aviation discussion
Issued at 628 am cdt Fri jul 28 2017
Short term (today and tonight)
issued at 308 am cdt Fri jul 28 2017
no significant changes to the forecast. Decreased cloud cover
slightly across the east and adjusted temperatures up about a degree
above forecast guidance. Today will be another dry, seasonable day
with light winds winds.
If the lack of clouds on Thursday was any indication, today will be
mostly sunny aside from some thin cirrus moving overhead. For that
reason decreased cloud cover for today. Forecast soundings off the
gfs and NAM continue to show scattered to broken clouds atop the
boundary layer during the afternoon, but this appears to be overdone
based on what occurred Thursday. In return, increased temperatures
about a degree above the guidance since it over-achieved on Thursday
and the same air mass remains in place across the region.
Long term (Saturday through Thursday)
issued at 308 am cdt Fri jul 28 2017
simply put, the upcoming weekend looks incredible. Expect light
winds and plenty of Sun as high pressure centers itself across the
st croix river valley. Dewpoints will be in the upper 50s Saturday,
and lower 60s on Sunday. A frontal boundary will be the focus for
thunderstorms across the dakotas, but this boundary will weaken as
it reaches minnesota and especially wisconsin, so not anticipating
widespread convection. Instead expect a few showers and
thunderstorms to develop, but most locations to stay dry.
Looking ahead, this boundary will become a bit more defined and move
through the region on Tuesday, bringing the best chance for showers
and thunderstorms. The GFS remains the wettest model, depicting a
solid line of storms moving across the region on Tuesday, but even
the ECMWF seems to have become a bit more bullish on the chance for
precip. Since this event is still 4 days away did not get too
carried away with pops, but did increase them slightly above the
guidance. This boundary will push well south of the region on
Wednesday setting up another streak of dry and sunny weather, but
heat and humidity will build heading toward next weekend.
Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Saturday morning)
issued at 628 am cdt Fri jul 28 2017
vfr conditions throughout. Expect light winds with a few clouds
in western minnesota, and mostly clear skies elsewhere.
vfr conditions throughout.
Outlook for kmsp
sun...VFR with small chance of -tsra. Wind SW at 10 kt
mon...VFR. Wind SW at 05kt.
Tue...VFR with -tsra possible. Wind SW at 05kt.
Mpx watches warnings advisories
Short term... Jrb
long term... Jrb
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|Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, WI||7 mi||66 min||ENE 7||10.00 mi||Fair||75°F||57°F||55%||1019 hPa|
|Menomonie Municipal Airport-Score Field, WI||22 mi||67 min||E 5||10.00 mi||Fair||76°F||61°F||61%||1019.6 hPa|
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