Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KFSD 280334

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1034 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 258 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

Gusty winds should quickly subside this evening as mixing dies
away. Large area of stratus to the north is expected to work down
across southwest Minnesota into northwest Iowa tonight into
wednesday morning.  Have not changed temps much from blend with low
deviation in guidance.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday night through Tuesday)
Issued at 258 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

Surface high pressure will be in control Thursday and Friday which
will allow for lighter winds and mostly clear skies. The winds will
be a little stronger in central South Dakota with the ridge of high
pressure mainly along and east of Interstate 29. Highs will be from
the upper 60s to lower 70s both days with lows in the 40s.

In the outer periods (Saturday through Tuesday), ridging aloft will
gradually shift east of the area as a trough of low pressure moves
from the west coast and Rockies onto the plains. The dry and
pleasant weather will continue this weekend with highs in the 70s
and lows in the 40s. By Monday the trough of low pressure will work
on to the plains and with some marginal instability a few
thunderstorms will be possible along with scattered showers. Chances
will be in the mid range. Otherwise expecting breezy conditions
Sunday night into Monday.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Wednesday night)
Issued at 1031 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

VFR will prevail in the near term. However with cold air stratus
clouds backing in from the northeast...there is still a threat
that MVFR conditions could impact the KFSD TAF site for a few
hours Wednesday morning. It is still projected that the low clouds
will stay east of KSUX and KHON, however they are close enough to
KSUX that a scattered MVFR group will be included Wednesday
morning. Otherwise Wednesday afternoon and evening should see VFR
conditions once again.


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