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|Sunrise 6:49AM||Sunset 8:14PM||Friday August 23, 2019 8:06 PM EDT (00:06 UTC)||Moonrise 11:46PM||Moonset 1:21PM||Illumination 41%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lavalette, WVHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Charleston WV  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service charleston wv
730 pm edt Fri aug 23 2019
Areas of valley fog overnight. High pressure with dry, cooler
weather for the weekend. Another front next week.
Near term through Saturday
As of 730 pm Friday...
bumped up mid-level cloud coverage through the early evening.
With drier air filtering in at the surface coupled with early
clouds think fog formation will be delayed by a couple hours.
Would still expect locally dense valley fog formation by 2 to 3
am, particularly from near charleston east to elkins along the
axis of highest rainfall today.
As of 230 pm Friday...
cold front draped across southern WV and SW va will continue to
move southeastward and exit the area by late this afternoon.
Any showers associated with it will also exit as well. Drier
high pressure will start to build in over the area this
evening. Clearing from NW to SE will continue through tonight.
Plenty of low level moisture combined with clearing skies will
allow fog to develop pretty much everywhere, especially where
it had rained today. Cool and drier high pressure will continue
to build across the region through the day tomorrow and
temperatures will be noticeably cooler both tonight and
Saturday with lows in the 50s to around 60 and highs Saturday in
the 70s to around 80. Enjoy... .
Short term Saturday night through Monday night
As of 235 pm Friday...
upper trof axis gradually shifts east Saturday night with low
level flow veering to the southeast. This will allow for clouds
across the eastern slopes of the mountains with an isolated
shower threat late. There may be some clouds spilling over into
the lowlands as well, which combined with increase flow, should
mitigate dense river valley fog.
South to southeasterly flow continues on Sunday as S W ridging
moves into the area. Despite the general downslope orientation
to the low level wind field, models indicate abundant moisture
which would result in quite a bit of cumulus. There may be a
shower or two across the eastern slopes once again, otherwise a
dry and seasonable day to end the weekend.
A S W trof axis approaches Monday with a surface warm front
developing across portions of the oh valley. This will gradually
allow for showers to overspread the area, but not until later
Monday night and especially Tuesday.
Long term Tuesday through Friday |
As of 230 pm Friday...
upper trof deamplifies over the region Tuesday as coastal low
tracks off the nc coast. Surface cold front takes until Wednesday
to cross, keeping the threat of showers going. Surface high
noses in from the west late week as another amplified trof
develops over the great lakes for more pleasant weather to end
the work week.
Aviation 00z Saturday through Wednesday
As of 730 pm Friday...
mid-level cloudiness streaming through the region combined with
drier air slowly filtering in at the surface will likely delay
valley fog formation for a few hours vs the previous forecast
with MVFR mist by 06z and ifr lifr after 08z with the best
chances from crw to ekn along the axis of highest precipitation
today. Conditions improve to MVFRVFR by 16z area wide.
Forecast confidence and alternate scenarios through 00z Sunday...
forecast confidence: medium.
Alternate scenarios: fog formation and coverage could vary
Experimental table of flight category objectively shows consistency
of WFO forecast to available model information:
h = high: TAF consistent with all models or all but one model.
M = medium: TAF has varying level of consistency with models.
L = low: TAF inconsistent with all models or all but one model.
Utc 1hrly 22 23 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09
edt 1hrly 18 19 20 21 22 23 00 01 02 03 04 05
crw consistency h h h h h m m h m l l l
hts consistency h h h h h h m m m m m l
bkw consistency l l l m m m m l l m l l
ekn consistency h h h h m h h l m m l l
pkb consistency h h h h h h m l l l m l
ckb consistency h h h h h m h l h m l l
after 00z Sunday...
ifr fog possible early Sunday morning.
Rlx watches warnings advisories
Synopsis... Js 30 jp
near term... Js jp
short term... 30
long term... 30
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