Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
407 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 351 AM CDT Sun Aug 21 2016

Current surface analysis places high pressure through the plains.
Upper level analysis shows trough over the western Great Lakes
into the midwest, while broad ridge builds over the west. Quiet
weather remains over our area.

For today...quiet weather continues as ridge builds into the area.
Milder temperatures expected with highs pushing back to near
average. Quiet weather remains into tonight.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 351 AM CDT Sun Aug 21 2016

Upper low moves over the Canadian Rockies on Monday with ridge
amplifying ahead of it. This will bring well above average
temperatures to many locations. Surface low deepens over the
western/central Dakotas overnight into Tuesday swinging a cold
front through the region. Models continue to keep precipitation
chances towards the north in the vicinity of the upper low
tracking through the southern Prairie Provinces, and over eastern
locations where the front will slide through later in the day.

Cooler temperatures behind the front are then expected to remain
through much of the work week. Occasional low precipitation
chances are expected over various parts of the area as weak
disturbances move through from time to time. Temperatures may
rebound a bit during the weekend.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1212 AM CDT Sun Aug 21 2016

Vfr cigs/vsbys next 24hr with few/sct mid and high clouds.


&&

.BIS Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...JJS
LONG TERM...JJS
AVIATION...KS



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