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|Sunrise 7:10AM||Sunset 7:29PM||Sunday September 20, 2020 4:25 AM CDT (09:25 UTC)||Moonrise 10:04AM||Moonset 8:22PM||Illumination 10%|
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Grand Forks ND 345 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 2020
SHORT TERM. (Today through Monday) Issued at 331 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 2020
Challenge today will be temps with high clouds and thick smoke expected to clear the area late this afternoon and evening. Will see strong south winds develop quickly this morning with breezy conditions from sustained 20 to 25 mph winds with gusts 30 to 35 mph ahead of a wind shift this afternoon. Within the southerly wind regime a brief isolated WAA induced shower or possibly thunderstorm exists though most areas will remain dry. Highs today will depend on clearing line and smoke thickness though temps will be starting off relatively warm just under 60 this morning. Will go for highs mid 70s west where skies clear early and a bit lower for the valley and NW MN. There is high uncertainty in temp forecast this afternoon. Westerly winds behind the fropa will push the smoke east and skies should be mostly clear overnight into Monday with breezy conditions developing once again Monday afternoon along and north of Hwy 2. Another warm Sept day in store to start the work week with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s south.
LONG TERM. (Monday night through Saturday) Issued at 331 AM CDT Sun Sep 20 2020
SUMMARY . Ensemble guidance continues to suggest a warming trend through the early period with a cold front midweek giving a slight cooldown to seasonal temperatures Wednesday and Thursday. Precipitation impacts from this front are expected to be limited to showers and possibly a thunderstorm or two. Late in the period, there are hints at cooldown possible, although guidance spread is too great to discern details at this time.
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY . Following frontal passage Monday, not much of a dent in afternoon highs are expected as there is very good agreement among ensembles on continued unseasonably warm temperatures.
WEDNESDAY . Ensemble and deterministic solutions are in good agreements to a wave traversing towards North Dakota Wednesday. Moisture return appears to be a bit stronger this time around, however it's still meager at best. Given limited instability from GEFS plumes (even the outliers only max out to 750 J/kg), general expectation is to keep things as showers, and possibly a thunderstorm or two.
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY . Ridging is expected over the area on Thursday following frontal passage. Discrepancies between ensembles get larger this weekend as troughing begins to take hold in the western United States. NBM does continue to hint at a possible cooldown late in the period associated with this troughing. There are discrepancies as to the evolution of the wave, so details at this time are difficult to discern. At this time, no impactful weather is expected.
AVIATION. (For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night) Issued at 1141 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020
VFR thru the pd. There will considerable high and some mid level cloudiness thru Sunday afternoon. Gusty south winds will occur ahead of a front Sunday daytime with gusts near 30 kts in E ND/RRV. Also a layer of smoke will be present, likely in the 15k-20k ft agl range. There is a small chance for a shower or t-storm along the front Sunday afternoon but it is very slight.
FGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. ND . None. MN . None.
SHORT TERM . JK LONG TERM . JK/Perroux AVIATION . Riddle
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|Park Rapids Municipal Airport, MN||15 mi||32 min||SSE 14||10.00 mi||Fair||56°F||46°F||72%||1016.9 hPa|
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