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|Sunrise 7:41AM||Sunset 5:00PM||Monday December 9, 2019 6:05 PM EST (23:05 UTC)||Moonrise 3:38PM||Moonset 4:49AM||Illumination 96%|
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Area Discussion for - Cleveland, OH  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS61 KCLE 092102 AFDCLE
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Cleveland OH 402 PM EST Mon Dec 9 2019
SYNOPSIS. Low pressure will track northeast across the Central Great Lakes today and to southern Quebec by late tonight. The associated trailing cold front will move east across the area this evening and tonight with high pressure slowly building into the area Tuesday through Thursday. Low pressure moves east across the Great Lakes region on Saturday.
NEAR TERM /THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT/. Low pressure of around 994 mb currently over northern lower Michigan will continue to deepen as it tracks northeast to southern Quebec, where it will be around 988 mb by 06 UTC Tuesday. The associated cold front will move east across the CWA tonight, and will be well east of the area by 12Z Tuesday. Currently, radar observations showing widespread rain east of Findlay to Port Clinton line. This rain will continue to move east this evening and tonight. Temperatures in the 50s right now will drop to near freezing by early Tuesday morning behind the cold front. Scattered rain/snow showers are expected to develop behind the cold front late tonight.
Strong cold advection overnight behind the cold front will bring temperatures down to near freezing, while widespread cloud cover should prevent temperatures from budging too much during the day on Tuesday. System precipitation will transition to lake effect snow will cold air aloft and westerly flow on Tuesday. Precipitation type should switch to all snow by Tuesday evening. Flow will slowly back to southwest, allowing lake effect snow to be completely offshore by 12 UTC Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of around 1 to 2 inches expected mainly in Erie County Pennsylvania.
SHORT TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/. A fast changing weather pattern is expected during this period with a warming trend. On Wednesday a re-enforcing surge of cold air will just brush the northern fringe of the forecast area and may produce lake effect snow showers mainly over northwest PA. The surface high pressure ridge will quickly build over the region Wednesday evening and lower the inversion height and greatly diminish the snow showers especially after midnight in the far east snowbelt. High pressure will be near the region Thursday and shift east of the region Thursday night and will provide a dry spell to the region. High temperatures will moderate from the upper 20s Wednesday to the mid 30s on Thursday.
LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY/. High pressure will move off the northeast coast by Friday as a low pressure system in the southern stream develops over the southeast states. Some moisture will head north into the Ohio Valley but the forecast will be kept dry for now. For Friday night the coastal system will be moving north through the mid Atlantic states with perhaps some moisture extending as far west as northern Ohio. There could be a light mixture of rain and snow with most of the precipitation as liquid. The coastal system will shift way on Saturday as another short wave moves into the area from the west. The Euro and GFS are somewhat different in the timing. The cloudy skies will persist and precipitation will be light and mainly rain as temperatures aloft are too warm to support frozen precipitation. Early Sunday the upper air feature will move away and colder high pressure will gradually build into the region. Temperatures aloft will cool to near -5C at 850 mb so scattered rain showers mainly in the snowbelt will mix with or change to snow in the afternoon. On Monday a weak system will move into the Tennessee and lower Ohio Valleys and an inverted trough will develop south of the region. A mixture of light rain and snow is possible especially south of US- 30.
AVIATION /18Z Monday THROUGH Saturday/. Rain currently at all TAF sites will continue through later this afternoon before decreasing in coverage from west to east this evening and tonight as the cold front moves across the area. All TAF sites will have a long period of MVFR conditions with a few hours of IFR conditions. Visibilities will mainly be MVFR with brief periods of VFR in light rain and brief periods of IFR and moderate to heavy rain. Worst conditions will mainly be caused by lowered cloud deck ceilings. Sustained south winds of 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 to 25 knots will persist through the afternoon and evening hours today.
As mentioned before, the cold front makes it way east across the area tonight, with a slow improvement in conditions behind it though probably won't see sustained VFR conditions until right around or after 18Z Tuesday. Gusty winds behind the cold front will veer to out of the west, with the similar wind speeds as today.
OUTLOOK. Non-VFR possible at KERI Tuesday night with scattered lake effect snow showers. Non-VFR returns at times with a cold front on Wednesday, lingering into Thursday at KERI. Non-VFR possible on Friday night with rain/snow and Saturday with all rain.
MARINE. Low Pressure 29.30 inches over northern lower Michigan will move to Quebec by morning. A trailing cold front will cross the lake tonight and winds will increase as cold advection overspreads the lake. Winds will increase to 20-30 knots and a small craft advisory is on track as winds veer to the west. Higher winds will persist into Wednesday as the winds back more to the southwest but will still require a SCA for points east of Cleveland. Winds will veer to the northwest Wednesday night and gradually diminish by Thursday morning. High pressure will be near the lake on Thursday and then shift to the northeast coast by Friday. Fairly light winds will continue over the lake into the start of the weekend as the coastal storm shifts east of the region on Saturday.
CLE WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. OH . None. PA . None. MARINE . Small Craft Advisory from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM EST Thursday for LEZ146>149. Small Craft Advisory from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM EST Tuesday for LEZ142>145.
SYNOPSIS . Saunders NEAR TERM . Saunders SHORT TERM . LaPlante LONG TERM . LaPlante AVIATION . Saunders MARINE . LaPlante
Weather Reporting StationsEDIT (on/off)  Help NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|LORO1||2 mi||36 min||SW 18 G 22||53°F|
|OWXO1 - Old Woman Creek, OH||19 mi||81 min||SW 4.1||52°F||999 hPa||50°F|
|HHLO1 - Huron Light, OH||20 mi||66 min||SW 8.9 G 14||52°F||998 hPa (-0.0)|
|CNDO1 - 9063063 - Cleveland, OH||29 mi||84 min||SSW 8.9 G 16||54°F||42°F||999.2 hPa||49°F|
|MRHO1 - 9063079 - Marblehead, OH||30 mi||84 min||SW 6 G 11||51°F||39°F||998.6 hPa||49°F|
|SBIO1 - South Bass Island, OH||37 mi||66 min||SSW 14 G 14||46°F||999.1 hPa (-0.0)|
|CMPO1||45 mi||96 min||SW 7 G 13||52°F|
Wind History for Cleveland, OH(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Lorain / Elyria, Lorain County Regional Airport, OH||8 mi||73 min||SW 14||10.00 mi||Overcast||53°F||46°F||77%||999.4 hPa|
|Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, OH||16 mi||75 min||SSW 11||10.00 mi||Overcast||53°F||50°F||89%||1000.1 hPa|
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