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|Sunrise 6:27AM||Sunset 8:04PM||Monday August 26, 2019 2:39 AM CDT (07:39 UTC)||Moonrise 12:46AM||Moonset 4:35PM||Illumination 18%|
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national weather service twin cities chanhassen mn
1203 am cdt Mon aug 26 2019
Updated for 06z aviation discussion
Issued at 1159 pm cdt Sun aug 25 2019
Short term (this evening through Monday night)
issued at 245 pm cdt Sun aug 25 2019
forecast concern is overall precipitation timing amounts with
piecemeal trough through Monday evening.
Currently, we have leading short wave trough moving through
western mn generating fairly widespread light showers. Expect this
trend to continue into the evening as it lifts slowly northeast.
Will mention scattered wording for now.
This trough lingers over the northeast CWA into tonight and will
likely hold onto some low end pop for lingering light showers.
Then timing of next main upper trough continues to slow it
eastward progression. Will bring in higher end pops over west
central mn mainly after 06z Mon and then move slowly east to
eastern mn around 12z. Hires solutions continue to bring at least
a line of scattered broken showers thunder ahead of the trough
into central mn. The latest iteration of the hrrr continue to back
off on any real higher end pop overnight and waits really until
near 12z to develop activity to the west. Confidence is low on
that happening at the moment with the href and various
deterministic models still driving the activity into at least
central mn by Monday morning. Thunder threat remains rather low
with little instability noted over southern mn in the more
cloudy showery regime. Will bring chance thunder out west later
tonight mainly after 06z it appears.
The trough moves into eastern mn Monday morning and we should be
able to generate at least widespread showers over the central and
east much of the day. This will limit temperatures to the upper
60s to lower 70s for highs.
Qpf remains similar in overall placement but models continue to
diverge on overall amounts. We came out with a pretty much
widespread 1 to 1.5 inch accumulation for the event across the
northern 2 3rd of the cwa. Still wouldn't be surprised to see
some 2 inch totals where the upper trough deformation remains
longest. Placement on this would be from around willmar st cloud
to little falls area. Another secondary MAX could develop into
west central wi into Monday afternoon as the main trough moves in.
Long term (Tuesday through Sunday)
issued at 245 pm cdt Sun aug 25 2019
well-defined cold front will be situated over the great lakes to
the lower mississippi river valley by daybreak Tuesday morning
with the bulk of the precipitation off to the east. The surface|
low over far east-central manitoba province will continue to
slowly slide northeast across hudson bay tue-thu, with a trailing
weak surface trough expected to swing east over northern mn wi tue
into wed. This will result in some scattered weak instability
showers underneath the cold pool Tuesday afternoon. Some of these
showers may produce up to around 0.10" qpf, particularly north of
i-94. The precip looks to end by Tuesday evening then dry
conditions are expected for Wednesday with precipitation remaining
north of the WFO mpx coverage area. In addition to the showers,
breezy conditions can be expected Tuesday into Wednesday with a
tight pressure gradient setting up over the area between the
departing potent low pressure system and incoming high pressure
from the west.
High pressure will then prevail across the north-central conus
from late Wednesday on through the weekend. A weak cold front will
drop through the region late Thursday into Friday, but this will
be a dry front, with dry conditions continuing through next
weekend. Temperatures will generally remain below normal, with
highs around 70 every day except Thursday which will have highs
hit the mid-to-upper 70s in advance of the dry cold front.
Aviation (for the 06z tafs through 06z Monday night)
issued at 1159 pm cdt Sun aug 25 2019
should see a few MVFR ceilings develop and rain thunder move in
from the west overnight. Later today an area of rain will spread
across the region from the southwest, and should have clouds lower
as well. There is enough instability to mention thunder in the
tafs. Should see ceilings lift from west to east during the
evening as westerly winds increase.
did push back the timing of MVFR clouds one more hour to 11z since
the guidance seems to be a little to quick based on the current
trends. It still appears like the best chance for thunder will be
during the early afternoon. Should seeVFR conditions return
Monday evening as westerly winds increase.
Outlook for kmsp
tue...VFR with afternoon MVFR -shra possible. Wind W at 20g30 kt.
Wed...VFR with MVFR possible. Wind NW at 15g25 kt.
Thu...VFR. Wind wsw at 10g20 kt.
Mpx watches warnings advisories
Short term... Dwe
long term... Jpc
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|Minneapolis - Flying Cloud Airport, MN||10 mi||2.8 hrs||SE 6||10.00 mi||Overcast||65°F||59°F||81%||1011.9 hPa|
|Minneapolis, Crystal Airport, MN||17 mi||2.8 hrs||SSE 8||10.00 mi||Overcast||66°F||57°F||75%||1011.8 hPa|
|Buffalo, Buffalo Municipal Airport, MN||20 mi||2 hrs||no data||10.00 mi||Overcast||65°F||56°F||75%||1011.8 hPa|
|Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN||21 mi||2.8 hrs||SSE 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||66°F||59°F||78%||1012.5 hPa|
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