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Sunrise 7:11AMSunset 4:59PM Wednesday November 25, 2020 5:33 AM CST (11:33 UTC) Moonrise 2:55PMMoonset 2:35AM Illumination 77% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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 Prairie Village, KS
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Area Discussion for - Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO 506 AM CST Wed Nov 25 2020

Discussion. Issued at 259 AM CST WED NOV 25 2020

Key Messages: -Drizzle and spotty rain to continue through the morning, drying up by the afternoon. -Dry weather expected for Thanksgiving Day!

. Short Term . (09Z Today through Wednesday)

Morning lows are expected to remain above freezing for the entire forecast area, though flurries to light snow mixed in with any passing light showers cannot be ruled out for our northern tier of counties this morning between 5AM-7AM. While temps are not forecast to hit below freezing, evaporative cooling cannot be ruled out to cool temps enough for frozen precip to develop. No accumulation is expected with any snow that may develop.

A surface low will track through central MO early this morning, moving northeast and out of MO by this afternoon, pushing with it the rain showers that have been impacting us since late Monday. Wrap- around moisture from this surface low will give our forecast area the chance to see some spotty drizzle towards the later half of the morning and into the early afternoon. Conditions will slowly dry up by the evening hours, with the stubborn deck of clouds gradually eroding from the west to east by this evening, as well. Due to the overcast skies today, temps will feel appropriate for late November, with highs in the upper 40s for our southern counties, ranging to the lower 40s for northern MO.

. Long Term . (Thursday through the weekend)

Conditions for the rest of the forecast period are going to remain dry as an upper level shortwave ridge influences our weather for the next few days. On Thanksgiving day, a weak cold front will traverse through the region. This dry frontal passage will only bring us some cloud coverage and cooler temps on Friday.

By the weekend, we can expect a brief warm-up in temps before another upper level trough develops a closed low and treks through the Southern Plains. The chance for precip at this time lies during the day Sunday, with a sparse amount of moisture available for this system to produce anything significant. If you are planning on traveling on Sunday, the good news is that this systems appear to stay south of the Missouri River, keeping any daytime precip as rain. One caveat to this scenario is if the precip chance moves closer to the morning hours or farther north, mixed precip and potentially snow could develop. One aspect I'd like to point our again is the sparse amount of moisture models are currently projecting as available for this possible event. Anything appreciable developing at this time is low, though it is noteworthy enough to make a brief mention. Several more waves are expected to move through the course of next week, keeping the chance for potentially impact weather on the table at this time.

Aviation. (For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Thursday Morning) Issued at 506 AM CST WED NOV 25 2020

Conditions this morning will toggle between LIFR and IFR as visibilities and cloud ceilings sit under 4SM and 1000ft, respectively. Dry weather can be expected for the rest of the TAF period after this light rain clears out this morning after 16Z. Winds will also pick up this morning, gusting upwards of 20kts from the north, and will start to dip under 10kts after 18Z. Visibilities will gradually improve over the course of the day, lifting to MVFR around 21-22Z, and finally clearing out to IFR by tonight around 00Z- 03Z.

EAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. KS . NONE. MO . NONE.

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Airport Reports
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Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport, MO8 mi39 minNW 146.00 miFog/Mist47°F45°F93%1004.3 hPa
Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport, KS12 mi40 minNNW 12 G 1910.00 miOvercast48°F48°F100%1004.2 hPa
Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport, MO14 mi40 minVar 310.00 miOvercast50°F50°F100%1003.9 hPa
Olathe, New Century Aircenter, KS18 mi40 minNNW 12 G 2210.00 miOvercast46°F44°F93%1004.8 hPa
Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport, MO23 mi40 minNNW 12 G 201.00 miLight Rain45°F44°F97%1005 hPa

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