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FXUS63 KSGF 232318 AAA

618 PM CDT Tue Sep 23 2014

..Updated Aviation Section...

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Wednesday Night)
Issued at 315 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

Surface high pressure has shifted to the east across the east
coast but still remained in control of the weather across the
Ozarks this afternoon. Temperatures have warmed into the middle
70s this afternoon.

An upper level low is currently located across the northern
Plains this afternoon. Energy from the trough is currently moving
east across northern Kansas and has generated showers and
thunderstorms across northeastern Kansas this afternoon. The upper
level energy will continue to push to the northeast tonight and
all this activity north of the area tonight. The low will begin to
push of to the east and weaken Wednesday and Wednesday night. A
shortwave trough will track east into the area later Wednesday
into Wednesday night. A dry air mass is currently in place across
the region and with the energy weakening as it moves east, not
expecting any precipitation with this activity. There may be a
sprinkle or two possible across eastern Kansas but that will be

Temperatures will warm into the middle to upper 70s on Wednesday.
Lows will drop into the middle 40s to lower 50s tonight and into
the middle to lower 50s Wednesday night.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 315 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

Pleasant weather can be expected late this weekend through the
weekend as highs warm into the upper 70s to around the 80 degree
mark each afternoon, under mostly sunny skies.

And upper level disturbance and an increase in Gulf moisture may
then try to spread north into other region early next week and will
bring the next chances for rain to the area.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Wednesday Evening)
Issued at 618 PM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

VFR conditions and southeast winds are expected for the next 24
hours and beyond. Batches of cirrus clouds and the occasional
mid level accas deck will continue to stream into the area from
low pressure centered over the central Plains states. A
substantial dry layer remains in place over our area, as a result
cloud cover will tend to dissipate as it moves into the area with
a few instances of virga here and there.




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