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|Sunrise 6:56AM||Sunset 5:07PM||Tuesday January 21, 2020 8:58 AM PST (16:58 UTC)||Moonrise 5:18AM||Moonset 3:20PM||Illumination 13%|
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Las Vegas NV 249 AM PST Tue Jan 21 2020
SYNOPSIS. Thicker clouds and showers will move out of the area this morning, with batches of high clouds along with dry and warm conditions expected to take over. Northerly breezes could begin increasing down the Colorado River Valley again by Thursday, with the potential for any unsettled weather for the rest of the region holding off until next week.
DISCUSSION. through Monday.
No major impacts expected through the forecast period. Thicker clouds and showers across southern and eastern portions of the area this morning will quickly continue shifting eastward. So far, amounts have been a little higher than forecast, but amounts will still likely stay around or below a tenth of an inch.
Warming temperatures and dry conditions will be the rule for the rest of the week as a ridge of high pressure builds in.
The fate of next week's system looks a little more uncertain as the next trough approaches the region by Monday. The GFS/GEFS has shifted to a solution that looks more like the current system, with most energy staying north and a southern split that may bring some sprinkles to portions of the area again. The Euro solutions are different, with the upper-level low diving across the region, then deepening and closing off over New Mexico. In either case, precipitation looks limited, with winds and mid/high clouds being the main impact once again.
Looking ahead, not much to indicate the storm track shifting south and bringing in more impactful systems. While the CFS model is more in line with the Euro for next week, general ridging near the west coast looks favored, with any troughs taking a more inside track and remaining drier, with no help from any teleconnections.
AVIATION. For McCarran . CIGS in the 8-10kft AGL range along with scattered virga or sprinkles can be expected through 15z before scattering out later in the morning. However, widespread mid and high clouds will linger through the TAF period. Winds will be light this morning, and may take on an east-southeast component during the afternoon. Icing potential will remain in the 10-20kft layer through the late morning hours.
For the rest of southern Nevada, northwest Arizona and southeast California . Widespread clouds with ceilings in the 7-10kft AGL range will be common this morning with widespread virga and sprinkles possible south of a KSGU-KDAG line through 15z. Conditions will improve from west to east during the morning hours, though widespread mid and high clouds will linger through the day. Generally light winds are expected, with westerly gusts in the 20-25 knot range likely near KDAG in the afternoon.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT. Spotters are encouraged to report any significant weather or impacts according to standard operating procedures.
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