Saturday, April21, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Dover, ID

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3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.
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.

Sunrise 5:43AMSunset 7:48PM Saturday April 21, 2018 4:08 PM PDT (23:08 UTC) Moonrise 10:18AMMoonset 1:12AM Illumination 41% Phase: Waxing Crescent; 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.
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Dover, ID
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Area Discussion for - Spokane, WA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service spokane wa
238 pm pdt Sat apr 21 2018

Synopsis
Winds will decrease this evening allowing temperatures to be
chilly tonight with most areas dipping into the 30s. Much of next
week is expected to be dry with our warmest weather of the spring
season thus far. By Thursday and Friday, some of our lowland areas
will have a shot of reaching 80 degrees or more.

Discussion
Tonight: gusty winds will quickly subside this evening. The
frontal system that moved through the inland northwest early this
morning will be well into eastern montana by early evening. With
weak surface pressure gradient, our region will experience light
winds and mainly clear skies. Look for overnight lows to tumble
into the 30s with pockets of 20s in our sheltered valleys of north
idaho and northern washington. Places like republic, deer park,
priest lake, and springdale will likely dip into the upper 20s.

Sunday through Tuesday: the main branch of the polar jet will
migrate well north of our region early next week. A weak
shortwave on Sunday will produce clouds and the threat of showers
for central idaho, but the inland northwest will remain dry. By
Monday and Tuesday, a high pressure ridge will bring much warmer
temperatures. Look for 60s and low 70s on Monday and widespread
70s by Tuesday. Gkoch
Wednesday through Saturday: a strong ridge of high pressure will
firmly be in place by Wednesday of next week. A cutoff low will
also be circulating off of the coast of california at this same
time. No precipitation is expected Wednesday and Thursday.

Temperatures will make a steady climb to well above normal by mid
week. Moisture will start to spread across the state of or on
Friday with a slight chance of thunderstorms possibly getting into
the northeast blue mtns for the afternoon evening. The Friday or
Saturday time frame looks to be our warmest days of the upcoming
week. Widespread high temperatures into the 80s is not out of the
question for Friday. There is much more model discrepancy for next
weekend resulting in a much lower confidence forecast. The 12z
ecmwf solution ejects the cutoff low off of california faster with
clouds and precip moving up across the region by Saturday. The
gfs and canadian solutions are slower to eject the low and keeps
the center of the low south of the region. These solutions would
keep much of the clouds and precip away and temperatures much
warmer. The ECMWF solution is an outlier, but can't be discounted.

The ECMWF solution would also result in a better chance for
thunderstorms if it indeed verifies. Svh

Aviation
18z tafs: west winds gusting to 25 to 30 knots will be common from
wenatchee to moses lake to pullman and spokane through 01z.

Localized blowing dust around moses lake may produce some
visibility reduction into mid afternoon. Recent windy days haven't
yielded any restrictions below 6 miles. We will be monitoring web
cameras closely this afternoon for potential TAF amendments.

Gkoch

Preliminary point temps pops
Spokane 33 57 36 65 39 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
coeur d'alene 33 56 34 64 36 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
pullman 32 55 33 63 37 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
lewiston 38 63 39 69 40 77 0 0 0 0 0 0
colville 32 61 32 69 34 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
sandpoint 31 55 33 62 34 68 0 0 0 0 0 0
kellogg 32 55 34 62 34 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
moses lake 36 63 34 69 38 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
wenatchee 39 62 39 68 42 73 0 0 0 0 0 0
omak 35 62 36 69 38 75 0 0 0 0 0 0

Otx watches warnings advisories
Id... None.

Wa... None.



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