Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FXUS63 KSGF 301915

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
215 PM CDT Fri Sep 30 2016

Issued at 215 PM CDT Fri Sep 30 2016

Upper low was centered over the OH valley region early this
afternoon and was fairly stacked down through 850 mb. Cloud shield
has shifted southwest into our eastern CWA with more scattered
cloud cover across the remainder of the area. Temperatures were in
the mid 60s with the thicker cloud cover to the mid 70s further
west. Scattered light showers still remain further east of the
CWA, mainly over Illinois and into the OH/TN valley.

Main focus will be with cloud cover/temperatures in association
with this low and then in the extended period, with the
shower/thunderstorm chances by midweek.


.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Saturday)
Issued at 215 PM CDT Fri Sep 30 2016

For tonight/Saturday...upper low is not expected to move very
much, a bit to the northeast during the short term period. Main
area of precipitation will remain east of our CWA, but will have
more cloud cover tonight across the eastern CWA. West of the cloud
cover, may see some patchy fog develop overnight.

Saturday looks to be quite similar to today with highs in the
upper 60s to mid 70s.

.LONG TERM...(Saturday Night through Friday)
Issued at 215 PM CDT Fri Sep 30 2016

Another upper wave will approach the area from the west by midweek
with a surface front eventually working through the area Wednesday
and Thursday. Some light precipitation may make it into western
CWA by Tuesday night, but better chances look to be with the

Another cool air mass is expected to push into the area late next
week behind the front.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Saturday afternoon)
Issued at 1256 PM CDT Fri Sep 30 2016

Aviators flying into the Ozarks will find little if any impacts to
flying through the next 24 hours. light northerly surface winds
and mostly clear skies will remain dominant.




SHORT TERM...Lindenberg
LONG TERM...Lindenberg
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