Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

FXUS63 KBIS 252038

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
338 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 247 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Current surface analysis places high pressure stretching across
Manitoba into the northern plains. Upper level analysis places
broad trough from the four corners region up through the central
Rockies, with a compact low spinning over southeast Montana. Some
showers continue to lift through western into south central North
Dakota with this system.

For later this afternoon into this evening...aforementioned
compact low will head into North Dakota and gradually open up as a
variety of weak waves work around it. This will keep shower
chances going over various parts of the area this evening. RAP &
HRRR continue to indicate possibility of some fog over
southern/western portions of the area late tonight, so have added
the mention of patchy fog.

On Tuesday...low precipitation chances linger into Tuesday,
diminishing later in the day as the wave moves easterly.
Temperatures remain on the cool side.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday night through Monday)
Issued at 247 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Quiet weather expected through the week as ridge builds into the
region, bringing dry conditions and a return to seasonal
temperatures. Ridge axis expected to push to the east for the
later part of the weekend bringing a return of precipiation
chances into early next week.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1233 PM CDT Mon Sep 25 2017

Mvfr/ifr cigs for all terminals this TAF period. -Shra at KDIK
through 20z Monday, and at KJMS between 05z-12z Tuesday. A vcsh was
mentioned at KBIS/KMOT. Improvements to low vfr commence after 17z




AVIATION...KS is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.