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Homeland Park, SC

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Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 8:19PM Saturday August 15, 2020 12:49 PM EDT (16:49 UTC) Moonrise 2:02AMMoonset 4:56PM Illumination 11% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 26 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 Homeland Park, SC
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Area Discussion for - Greenville-Spartanburg, SC
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FXUS62 KGSP 151054 AFDGSP

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 654 AM EDT Sat Aug 15 2020

SYNOPSIS. Numerous to widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected today and will end overnight tonight. Thunderstorm chances will return to more typical levels for Sunday and Monday, then increase through the week. Highs will be around normal through the first part of the week then fall below normal.

NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. As of 650 AM EDT Saturday: Another round of showers is crossing the area from SW to NE, but fortunately, rain rates are much lower than earlier convection. Stratus has begun to fill in behind this activity across northern GA and the southern Upstate, and these clouds may help there be a lull in shower activity for late morning to midday. No changes to the Flash Flood Watch at this time.

Otherwise, an upper trough can be seen on water vapor imagery slowly drifting east across the TN Valley and will cross the forecast area today. This will provide mid to upper-level DPVA and jet divergence for continued upper support for convection. Meanwhile, a subtle wedge-like boundary has set up across the NC Foothills and Piedmont, and this has focused very heavy rain across Catawba, Burke and Caldwell counties. Numerous rain showers and embedded tstms have also blossomed along the escarpment extending southwest to northern GA. Fortunately so far, outside the current Flash Flood Warnings, rain rates have been manageable. There is some concern that additional flash flooding may develop later later today across the SLY/SWLY upslope areas of the southern NC mountains and the GA/SC mountains, along with the NC piedmont wherever the wedge front sets up. But confidence is still too low for widespread flooding attm, as guidance is not in agreement on placing the heaviest rain. Two limiting factors are that CAPE will remain modest (1000-2000 J/kg) and storms should have decent motion. For now, will leave the Flash Flood Watch as is. Overall, ingredients are still in place for isolated flash flooding across the entire forecast area. Plenty of cloud cover today should keep temps in the upper 70s to mid 80s, which is a little below normal. But it will feel muggy.

The upper trough will shift east of the area tonight, allowing for some drying from the west. But lingering low-level moisture will keep areas of stratus and patchy fog development late tonight. A weak sfc low will track across SC, and will keep things just mixed enough that dense fog is not expected. Lows will be near normal.

SHORT TERM /SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/. As of 340 AM EDT Saturday: A mid level trof and associated cold front move east of the area Sunday with a drier air mass moving in. Still, there will be some lingering moisture and instability. Isolated diurnal convection will be possible Sunday with scattered convection on Monday. Highs both days will be near or slightly below normal.

LONG TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY/. As of 350 AM EDT Saturday: Another mid level trof is expected to develop to our west for the middle to latter part of next week. This should act to pull deeper moisture back into the area leading to a more active, mainly diurnal, convective pattern. The increased cloud cover and rainfall should keep high temperatures in check and a few degrees below normal through the period for all but Tuesday where temps will be near normal.

AVIATION /12Z SATURDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY/. At KCLT and Elsewhere: A round of scattered showers crossing the area from SW to NE early this morning, along with areas of low stratus and patchy fog. There should be a lull in precip across the Piedmont during the mid-morning thru midday, but showers will continue across the mountains. Then another round of widespread convection expected late aftn thru the evening. A wedge-like boundary may set up near KCLT and could result in a few hours of SHRA/TSRA around this evening, peaking in the 23-02z time frame. So will go with prevailing TSRA. Convection tapers off and shifts east late evening and thru the overnight, but lingering low-level moisture will support expanding IFR/MVFR stratus from NE to SW. Not confident if stratus will reach the Upstate sites. A light NE wind will help limit fog potential, but patchy fog will be possible given the wet soils. Winds light thru the period, except with some gust potential around tstms.

Outlook: Isolated to widely scattered tstms expected Sunday and Monday. An uptick in thunderstorm coverage is then likely Tuesday through Wednesday. Fog and low stratus restrictions will be possible each morning, especially over the usual mountain valleys.

Confidence Table .

11-17Z 17-23Z 23-05Z 05-06Z KCLT Med 72% Med 65% High 95% Med 72% KGSP Med 78% High 80% High 95% Med 72% KAVL Med 66% High 90% Med 65% High 83% KHKY Med 61% High 100% Med 60% Med 66% KGMU Med 78% Med 70% Med 65% Med 72% KAND Med 78% Med 70% High 95% Med 61%

The percentage reflects the number of guidance members agreeing with the scheduled TAF issuance flight rule category. Complete hourly experimental aviation forecast consistency tables are available at the following link:

www.weather.gov/gsp/aviation

GSP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. GA . None. NC . Flash Flood Watch through this evening for NCZ033-035>037-056- 057-501>506. SC . None.

SYNOPSIS . ARK NEAR TERM . ARK SHORT TERM . RWH LONG TERM . RWH AVIATION . ARK


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CHDS1 - Strom Thurmond Dam, SC 62 mi90 min Calm G 6 84°F
LMFS1 - Lake Murray SC 82 mi30 min Calm G 1.9 85°F

Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Anderson, Anderson County Airport, SC3 mi54 minS 610.00 miOvercast81°F72°F74%1011.8 hPa
Clemson, Clemson-Oconee County Airport, SC17 mi56 minVar 310.00 miMostly Cloudy77°F71°F82%1012.1 hPa
Pickens County Airport, SC24 mi55 minN 010.00 miMostly Cloudy78°F76°F94%1012.9 hPa

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