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Vermillion, SD

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Sunrise 6:25AMSunset 8:36PM Sunday August 9, 2020 3:55 PM CDT (20:55 UTC) Moonrise 10:46PMMoonset 11:17AM Illumination 67% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 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 Vermillion, SD
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Area Discussion for - Sioux Falls, SD
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FXUS63 KFSD 091956 AFDFSD

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD 256 PM CDT Sun Aug 9 2020

SHORT TERM. (This Evening through Monday Night) Issued at 255 PM CDT Sun Aug 9 2020

Warm and muggy airmass leading to a capped but unstable environment across the area. Capping inversion appears to be fairly strong through 00Z, but maybe weakened this evening as a cold front moves through. CAMs are offering a variety of solutions, but those chances appear to be very conditional based on (near) saturation in the 850-600 mb layer. After 06Z tonight, models are suggesting a fairly strong 700 mb frontogenetic band moving along and south of I- 90. With this forcing and ample saturation near 700 mb, atmosphere has 1500-2000 J/kg of elevated CAPE with a fairly linear hodograph. 2-7 km bulk shear values increase through the night, with values approaching 25-35 knots by 12Z Monday morning. Could see an isolated severe storm with hail and wind being the primary severe threats.

Storms are expected to move out of the area on Monday morning, and with Canadian high pressure building into the Northern Plains, tranquil conditions are expected the remainder of Monday into Tuesday.

LONG TERM. (Tuesday through Sunday) Issued at 255 PM CDT Sun Aug 9 2020

On Tuesday, southerly flow will increase on the backside of the surface ridge leading to increasing moisture throughout the day. On Tuesday night, a shortwave is expected to track into the Central Plains, and could see a chance of convection overnight. With that said, elevated instability appears to be conditional and limited. With relatively weak wind shear through the column and limited instability, expect any storms to remain below severe limits.

Clouds and capping inversion look to be challenges as Wednesday rolls around, but with increased humidity, instability is greater if a storm can develop. Best chances appear to be Wednesday night into Thursday morning as a series of impulses move across in zonal flow.

The heat and humidity look to stick around through Friday night when a cold front is expected to plunge southward. This may provide cooler and less humid conditions next weekend with limited chances of precipitation.

AVIATION. (For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon) Issued at 1231 PM CDT Sun Aug 9 2020

VFR conditions are expected to prevail through the period; however, there are still some chances for convection that may result in temporary MVFR conditions. This evening, a cold front will shift through the region. With the passage of the front, south winds will become northwest. There is also a chance of thunderstorms with the frontal passage. On Monday morning, there is a chance for elevated thunderstorms, but the chance is very conditional. Best chances for thunderstorms appears to be along and south of I-90. Included a prob30 at KFSD, but confidence was not high enough to include mention at KSUX.

FSD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. SD . NONE. MN . NONE. IA . NONE. NE . NONE.

SHORT TERM . BT LONG TERM . BT AVIATION . BT


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Airport Reports
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Yankton, Chan Gurney Municipal Airport, SD20 mi60 minSSE 1010.00 miFair89°F73°F59%1010 hPa

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