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De Tour Village, MI

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Sunrise 6:27AMSunset 8:42PM Wednesday April 26, 2017 7:59 AM EDT (11:59 UTC) Moonrise 5:59AMMoonset 7:56PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 0 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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This is a Weather Statement Zone, please check the Date to see if it has expired
LSZ322 813 Am Edt Sun Apr 16 2017
.the st marys river system has been reopened to vessel navigation... The united states coast guard in sault ste marie has reopened the st marys river system to navigation. Visibilities have improved through the river system...allowing for safe navigation once again. Lat...lon 4653 8413 4650 8411 4637 8414 4624 8411 4606 8396 4606 8390 4612 8382 4610 8375 4612 8363 4608 8358 4604 8358 4604 8412 4612 8417 4612 8425 4627 8432 4635 8431 4649 8441 4649 8427 4654 8420
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LSZ322 Expires:201704161315;;785521 FZUS73 KAPX 161213 MWSAPX MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI 813 AM EDT SUN APR 16 2017 LSZ322-161315-

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near De Tour Village, MI
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Area Discussion for - Gaylord, MI
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national weather service gaylord mi
645 am edt Wed apr 26 2017

Near term (today through tonight)
issued at 335 am edt Wed apr 26 2017
high impact weather potential... Low stratus/fog continues downwind
of lake huron. Increasing shower/thunderstorm chances today and
tonight.

Pattern synopsis/forecast... Elongated area of low pressure extends
from eastern iowa thru missouri into the southern plains early this
morning. Vast majority of precip associated with this system remains
nw of this line... With the only precip impacting our area attm
limited to eastern upper michigan along the far NE edge of deeper
moisture. Rest of our CWA remains mostly cloudy at this hour... With
plenty of low stratus/fog still streaming off of lake huron and into
portions of eastern upper and far NE lower michigan under the
direction of SE low level flow. Temps remain relatively mild at this
hour... Ranging from the 40s downstream of lake huron to the lower
60s along the lake michigan shoreline thanks in part to downslope
flow.

Low pressure will continue to lift NE thru wisconsin today and into
eastern upper michigan and eastern lake superior tonight. This
trajectory will keep our CWA along the eastern edge of deep moisture
and lift associated with this system. Some weak instability will
develop across our CWA this afternoon and tonight ahead of this
system... With mucapes holding below 1000 j/kg thru the entire
period. Some speed and directional shear will be available to
organize convection. However... Moisture will be lacking a bit... With
surface dwpts only in the 50s throughout the day. Certainly expect
some embedded thunder today... But expect any storms that do develop
to remain below severe limits. Pops will very slowly increase from
west to east across our CWA today and tonight as the deeper moisture
edges closer... With highest pops in the west of course.

Should be another mild day today... With afternoon highs ranging from
the upper 50s in eastern upper michigan as low stratus/fog continue
to stream into this area thru much of today... To the low to mid 70s
across much of northern lower michigan away from lake huron. Low
temps tonight will range from the upper 40s in eastern upper
michigan to the 50s across all of northern lower michigan.

Short term (Thursday through Friday)
issued at 335 am edt Wed apr 26 2017

More rain showers expected...

low pressure finally moves across the region and drags a cold front
across the area by afternoon. This will likely lead to more showers
and perhaps thunderstorms. Instability isn't over impressive with ml
capes of only a few hundred j/kg across eastern zones early in the
afternoon just ahead of the front. Rainfall amounts should be on the
order of a tenth to a quarter of an inch with locally up to half an
inch possible. Much cooler air behind the front for Thursday night
into Friday. Another disturbance moving up from the south looks like
it will skirt the southern half of the forecast area with a chance
for showers Friday night. Models continue to struggle with this
system so confidence of any rain is on the low side.

Long term (Friday night through Tuesday)
issued at 335 am edt Wed apr 26 2017

Continued unsettled with cooler temperatures...

chilly pattern overall with another slow moving low pressure system
likely bringing showers to the region for much of the period. The
only day that looks rain free at this point is Saturday as high
pressure temporarily moves over the region.

Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Thursday morning)
issued at 645 am edt Wed apr 26 2017
low stratus/fog will continue to stream into far NE lower michigan
(apn) off of lake huron this morning... With some improvement as
we head into the afternoon. CIGS will gradually lower fromVFR to
MVFR/ifr throughout today as low level moisture increases ahead of
low pressure moving thru wisconsin and in eastern lake superior.

Chances of showers will increase from west to east as well
throughout the TAF forecast period. There is a chance of thunder
this afternoon and tonight... But the chance is too small to
include in the TAF for now. Winds will remain from the s/se and
will strengthen to 10 to 20 kts this afternoon with some higher
gusts. Llws will develop late tonight.

Marine
Issued at 335 am edt Wed apr 26 2017
sca conditions will continue for all of our nearshore areas today
and into this evening as s/se winds continue to gust to 15 to 25
kts. Winds will diminish tonight... But will likely strengthen again
to SCA criteria on Thursday. Chances of showers and thunderstorms
will increase from west to east across our nearshore areas today and
tonight as low pressure lifts thru wisconsin and into eastern lake
superior. Low stratus and fog will continue to impact our lake huron
nearshore areas through much of today.

Apx watches/warnings/advisories
Mi... None.

Lh... Small craft advisory until 8 pm edt this evening for lhz345>349.

Lm... Small craft advisory until 8 pm edt this evening for lmz323-341-
342-344>346.

Ls... Small craft advisory until 8 pm edt this evening for lsz321-322.

Near term... Mlr
short term... Ajs
long term... Ajs
aviation... Mlr
marine... Mlr


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
DTLM4 - 9075099 - De Tour Village, MI 9 mi42 min ESE 12 G 15 49°F 1004.4 hPa49°F
SRLM4 27 mi30 min 40°F 40°F38°F
RCKM4 - 9076024 - Rock Cut, MI 29 mi42 min E 9.9 G 14 1005.2 hPa
WNEM4 - 9076027 - West Neebish, MI 31 mi42 min E 6 G 12 48°F 1004.9 hPa45°F
LTRM4 - 9076032 - Little Rapids, MI 44 mi42 min E 8.9 G 9.9 50°F 1005.1 hPa41°F
SWPM4 - 9076070 - S.W. Pier, MI 47 mi42 min E 12 G 14 51°F 1004.6 hPa

Wind History for De Tour Village, MI
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Drummond Island Airport, MI1 mi65 minE 67.00 miOvercast46°F45°F97%1005.4 hPa

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