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Lake Effect Showers Downwind of the Great Lakes through Sunday; Wet Weather Approaches the Pacific Northwest

Cooler weather returns for the northeast through Sunday where some lake effect showers are expected downwind of the Great Lakes. Meanwhile, high pressure will provide tranquil and near seasonable weather conditions for the center of the nation. A Pacific system approaches Sunday with the increase chance for wet conditions. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Sat Oct 16 13:20:02 UTC 2021

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           32 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      182.4 m
Mixing Depth AGL      139.2 m
Transport Wind        1.54 m/s
Vent Factor           214

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           37 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      578.1 m
Mixing Depth AGL      534.9 m
Transport Wind        2.57 m/s
Vent Factor           1373

 Vent Factor is considered a measure of the volume rate of horizontal transport of air within the mixing layer, per unit distance, normal to the wind. Units are measured in square meters per second or knot-feet.