Tuesday, November13, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Somers, MT

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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 7:41AMSunset 5:02PM Tuesday November 13, 2018 7:21 PM MST (02:21 UTC) Moonrise 12:59PMMoonset 10:08PM Illumination 35% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 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 Somers, MT
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Area Discussion for - Missoula, MT
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246 pm mst Tue nov 13 2018

Transition from rain to snow and cold beginning Friday...

Discussion Cloud cover will continue to increase as we
transition from a high pressure ridge to westerly flow aloft. This
increase in clouds will also keep low temperatures Wednesday
morning from being as cold as this morning. Snow will start to
move into the mountains of north-central idaho and western montana
by late Wednesday, though amounts are expected to be light.

Thursday overall flow will be out the northwest, with the chance
of precipitation increasing across western montana. This
precipitation could briefly start as freezing drizzle in
northwest areas, including kalispell, libby, and columbia falls.

Most areas will see scattered rain showers and mountain snows,
with snow levels rising from 4500 feet in the morning to 5500 feet
in the afternoon. The mission mountains and continental divide
will have the best chance for precipitation, with highest terrain
seeing 6 to 10 inches.

Friday will see an arctic cold front pass through western montana,
dropping temperatures through the day. The valleys will see rain
changing to snow, during the morning commute northwest and
evening commute i-90 east and south. As the front passes,
precipitation could be briefly intense allowing for a rapid wet,
slushy accumulation. Snowfall amounts will be generally light a
trace to 2 inches in the valleys, while mountain passes and higher
could see 3 to 6 inches. Winds will be gusty from east and
northeast 30 to 40 mph.

Overnight Friday, temperatures will drop rapidly to the low teens
in northwest montana and in higher valleys, and into the low 20s
from along i-90 and valleys to the south and west. Wet surfaces
will freeze causing icy conditions. Continued gusty winds and
dropping temperatures will bring wind chills Saturday morning
ranging from single digits to low teens.

High pressure may begin to return beginning Sunday with drier
conditions and a return to fog possible for the beginning of the
week.

Aviation Surface high pressure in western montana continues to
create gusty, chinook winds along the divide and particularly near
the high-line. These winds are expected to continue through
Wednesday and even strengthen as the upper flow pattern shifts to
westerly. Cloud cover will begin to lower during Wednesday,
starting in northwest montana, which should limit the development
of valley fog. Model cross sections show terrain to become
obscured in cloud cover and light snow by Wednesday afternoon.

Mso watches warnings advisories
Mt... None.

Id... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Kalispell, Glacier Park International Airport, MT17 mi27 minWNW 310.00 miFair25°F21°F88%1035 hPa

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Wind Forecast for Missoula, MT (21,6,7,8)
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