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|Sunrise 6:33AM||Sunset 8:25PM||Friday August 23, 2019 7:08 AM CDT (12:08 UTC)||Moonrise 11:14PM||Moonset 1:35PM||Illumination 46%|
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Area Discussion for - Grand Forks, ND  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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national weather service grand forks nd
650 am cdt Fri aug 23 2019
Issued at 650 am cdt Fri aug 23 2019
Short term (today through Saturday)
issued at 400 am cdt Fri aug 23 2019
timing of the precip moving into the area will be the primary
forecast issue for the period.
Water vapor loop shows blocking ridge over the region with some
pretty dry air over mn. The surface high has moved east and most
of our low level winds are currently southeasterly. Continues to
also be dry and low levels with dew points in the upper 40s and
50s, although some high clouds are starting to move into our far
western counties. This pattern will not change too much during the
day today, with only slightly higher dew points expected as the
moisture plume seems to be taking the scenic route and is still to
the west. Breezy southeast winds should mix us well and we should
get into the upper 70s even with some more cloud cover today. A
few of the cams bring some stray showers storms into north central
nd and could graze our far northwestern counties as they move
into canada. Have some very low pops for this afternoon and night
in case of this scenario, but think that much of the activity will
stay west of our area. Southeast winds tonight along with
increasing dew points will keep lows in the 50s to low 60s.
Tomorrow, the surface pattern will not change too much with
continued southeast winds, but the upper trough begins to move
into the plains. Moisture will finally be increasing, and the
chances for showers and thunderstorms will finally begin to shift
into the devils lake basin and then the rest of eastern nd along
with far western mn. Mu CAPE will be around 1000-1500 j kg across
the northwestern counties by tomorrow afternoon, although deep
layer bulk shear is pretty unimpressive at 20 kts or less. Still,
cannot rule out a storm pulsing up Saturday afternoon or evening|
over our western counties, so will continue to message
marginal isolated risk.
Long term (Saturday night through Thursday)
issued at 400 am cdt Fri aug 23 2019
00z Sun - 12z mon
a fair amount of precip is forecast through much of the period.
Precipitable water rises to over 1.5 inches by 12z Sun and decreases
by Mon morning. Models do marginally support warm rain processes
from 12z Sun through 06z mon.
Mon - thu
gfs and ECMWF are in good agreement through 84 hours. Timing of
short waves through the flow vary between models and more so with
time. Upper level low pressure system slowly moves across southern
canada through the period. The heavier precip begin to exit the
eastern zones on mon. Northwest flow aloft is expected Tue and
Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Saturday morning)
issued at 650 am cdt Fri aug 23 2019
vfr conditions at all TAF sites with increasing high clouds. Some
lowerVFR ceilings just west of kdvl that may move in later today,
but for now think that conditions will remainVFR. Winds will pick
up out of the southeast today, with gusts above 20 kts possible
during the afternoon. Some gusts will go away this evening but
winds will remain in the 10 to 15 kt range after 00z.
Fgf watches warnings advisories
short term... Jr
long term... Jh
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|Park Rapids Municipal Airport, MN||15 mi||75 min||ESE 4||10.00 mi||Fair||51°F||48°F||92%||1022.7 hPa|
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