Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KABR 232109

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
309 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Friday Afternoon)
Issued at 309 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Have spent most of the day backpedaling on snow amounts as the storm
system continues to take more of a southerly track, mainly affecting
far southern SD, NE, and over into southeast SD. Will leave the
Winter Weather Advisory in place over the far southern CWA, but this
may be able to be cancelled early at some point this evening. Had
earlier today downgraded the warning to an advisory, and cancelled
the northern advisory areas. Web cams across the southern CWA along
I-90 barely show anything on the ground, so have drastically reduced
snow accums from that of 24 hours ago as models continue to shift
things away.

Otherwise, expecting some breezy/gusty northerly winds tonight and
through the day Friday on the back side of the low pressure system.
Temperatures will remain cool on Friday, with highs mainly in the
upper 20s to lower 30s.

.LONG TERM...(Friday Evening through Thursday)
Issued at 309 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

For the most part, the weekend into next week will be fairly quiet.
A few upper level shortwaves will track across the region, and in
conjunction with weak surface boundaries, may be enough to result in
a few snow/rain showers at times. Currently, the best chances for
that will come Saturday night, and again late Monday night through
the day Wednesday. Any precipitation that does occur will be light,
with little in the way of accumulations.

Temperatures will be near to slightly above normal through the
period, with daytime highs in the 30s and overnight lows in the
teens to lower 20s.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday Afternoon)
Issued at 1127 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

Cigs will vary between MVFR and VFR throughout the day today. A
winter storm will track south of the CWA for the most part, but
some light to occasionally moderate snow cannot be ruled will
occur across the far southern CWA at times. Increasing winds may
also aid in producing reduced visibilities at time where there is
falling snow. The system will push east tonight, with VFR
conditions expected across the entire CWA by sunrise Friday


SD...Winter Weather Advisory until 9 AM CST Friday for SDZ045-048-051.



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