Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 230710
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
210 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...Nice Weather the Next Several Days...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 205 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Surface high pressure will build southward into the region today
and tonight allowing a considerably cooler and drier airmass to
overspread the Ozarks and Osage Plains. Highs today will only
reach the upper 70s to lower 80s while tonight`s lows fall into
the middle and upper 50s. Would not be surprised to see some of
the valleys in the eastern Ozarks fall to around 50 degrees
tonight.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 205 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

The pleasant weather conditions especially considering it is late
August will persist through the remainder of the work week and
into the weekend. Highs on a daily basis will generally climb to
around 80 degrees.

Cannot rule out a slight chance for showers late in the weekend
as a weakening front pushes southward but expect generally dry
weather through at least the weekend.

Will be watching a tropical system that will move likely move onto
the Texas coast late this week. The eventual track remains
uncertain but appears this system and associated moisture will
stay south of our area.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Wednesday night)
Issued at 1135 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Band of VFR stratus continues to slowly slide south across the
southern portion of MO and was just now beginning to clear SGF and
JLN as of 04Z. Should continue to see clearing from north to south
as drier air begins shifting south overnight. VFR conditions are
expected through the period.


&&

.SGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MO...NONE.
KS...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Foster
LONG TERM...Foster
AVIATION...Lindenberg



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