Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FXUS63 KFGF 270903

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
403 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Today through Thursday night)
Issued at 401 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

Upper level ridge axis was located over eastern MT. Upper level

idge will move across the forecast area this afternoon and
evening. Some warm advection showers can be expected this
afternoon and evening. East-west cross section indicated little
for clouds at low layers.

Upper level low pressure system over eastern OR will move through
the forecast area late tonight and Wed morning. Upper system will
produce thunder. Also cold frontal system will move through on
Wed. Another upper level low pressure system over BC will move
through late Thu into Fri morning for the next round of showers
and thunderstorms.

.LONG TERM...(Friday through Monday)
Issued at 401 AM CDT Tue Jun 27 2017

Friday through Monday Night... There is good agreement from model
solns with the synoptic pattern across the northern plains to end
the week with NW flow aloft. Generally the area will see more clouds
than sun with below normal temperatures and periodic shower chances
Friday and Saturday with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s. By
Sunday 500mb ridging begins working into the northern plains with
increasing blyr thermal profile allowing temps to return to the
upper 70s and low 80s Sunday and Monday. Isolated to scattered
thunderstorms can not be ruled out Sunday and Monday afternoons.
However most locations will be dry for this period.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday night)
Issued at 1137 PM CDT Mon Jun 26 2017

VFR through the period with mainly upper level clouds and
increasing south winds tomorrow.




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