Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:00AM||Sunset 8:28PM||Monday June 1, 2020 10:44 PM EDT (02:44 UTC)||Moonrise 2:53PM||Moonset 2:22AM||Illumination 84%|
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Area Discussion for - Raleigh, NC  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS62 KRAH 020233 AFDRAH
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Raleigh NC 1030 PM EDT Mon Jun 1 2020
SYNOPSIS. Surface high pressure over the region will push off the coast tonight. In the wake of this high pressure, a southwest flow will bring hotter and more humid weather through the rest of the work week, with increasing shower and storm chances arriving late in the week.
NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/. As of 1030 PM Monday .
The 00z GSO sounding shows dry air at the low levels as a result of high pressure builds into the area. As the high moves offshore overnight, winds will slightly increase and shift into a more warm and moist southerly flow. It will remain mostly clear overnight but after sunrise cloudiness will expand into NC as a weak shortwave trough makes its way south from the Ohio Valley. Due to the calm winds, mostly clear skies, and dew points remaining in the 50s, radiational fog could be possible over lakes and rivers in the morning. Temperatures overnight will be in the mid to upper 50s and rise quickly into the 70s by mid morning (14z).
SHORT TERM /TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT/. As of 330 PM Monday .
The upper-level trough across the N. Atlantic coast will continue east on Tuesday, with the ridge over the central US slightly weakening and building east. This will translate to more zonal flow aloft, with slightly higher heights on Tuesday. The main change in the weather Tuesday will be a warm front moving across the region from the southwest, which will switch winds back to the southwest and advect warmer and more humid air into central NC. Highs Tuesday will increase 5-10 degrees compared to Monday, which is near seasonal normals for early June. Dewpoint temperatures will increase into the low 60s by the afternoon, making it feel more humid than Monday. Skies in the afternoon will become cloudy, then mostly clear by the evening. Dry weather is expected across central NC, however a shower or two may develop near the VA border in the afternoon. Confidence is moderate to high that our area will remain dry. The warmer and more humid airmass will keep lows in the low to mid 60s Tuesday night.
LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. As of 400 PM Monday .
As the surface high moves offshore on Tuesday with warm southwest flow across the area, a rapid warmup to summerlike conditions will commence, which will continue through the end of the week. Widespread temperatures in the low-90s (possibly even mid-90s in a few of the normally hotter spots) are expected on Wednesday and Thursday. Raleigh and Greensboro may very well see their first 90 degree day of the year on Wednesday. Humidity will also be on the increase, with dew points in the upper-60s to low-70s from Wednesday through the end of the week.
Wednesday should remain dry as an upper ridge remains over the region. From Thursday through Saturday, an upper trough will sit over the Eastern US, with disturbances moving around the base of the trough and moisture streaming up the SE US coast along the eastern side of the trough. This will result in a more unsettled pattern with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening each day. The GFS actually shows much of central NC in a dry slot on Thursday and Friday between the disturbances aloft and orographically-enhanced precipitation to the NW and the moisture to the SE, while the ECMWF is wetter. For now have slightly higher POPs in NW and SE zones during this time. A cold front looks to move through the area Saturday evening and Saturday night, which will bring another chance of showers and storms. Behind the front, drier and slightly cooler conditions will prevail on Sunday and Monday with highs mostly low-to-mid 80s.
While the remnants of Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda are likely to strengthen as they move into the Bay of Campeche and possibly the northern Gulf of Mexico by early next week, no impacts to central NC are expected from this system through the end of the period.
AVIATION /00Z TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY/. As of 730 PM Monday .
Confidence is high that VFR conditions will persist across central NC for the next 24 hours. Surface high pressure sitting over NC early this evening with light/variable winds will slide ESE and offshore late tonight, bringing surface winds from the SW on Tue, with 15-25 kt gusts in the afternoon. Only high thin clouds are expected through tonight, with mainly scattered VFR clouds based at 4-6 kft Tue.
Looking beyond 00z Wed, VFR conditions will dominate through Sat, although we'll see a good chance of sub-VFR fog/stratus early Fri morning and perhaps again Sat morning, with a good chance for showers/storms each afternoon through evening Fri/Sat as a cold front approaches from the NW. -GIH
RAH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. None.
SYNOPSIS . Hartfield NEAR TERM . Cockrell SHORT TERM . JJT LONG TERM . Danco AVIATION . Hartfield
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|Sanford, Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport, NC||3 mi||50 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||58°F||58°F||99%||1023.4 hPa|
|Raleigh / Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC||24 mi||54 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||63°F||51°F||65%||1023.2 hPa|
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