Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KABR 201914

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
214 PM CDT Thu Oct 20 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Saturday Night)
Issued at 214 PM CDT THU OCT 20 2016

A persistent stratus shield over the area this afternoon will
continue to shift east and erode this evening. As skies clear,
temperatures will fall quickly into the low to mid 30s.

Ridging will begin to build in on Friday bringing warmer
temperatures for the start of the weekend. Saturday will be the
warmest day of the period as a dry front moves through the region.
Winds will become breezy causing some good mixing. Highs will top
out in the 60s to lower 70s.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday through Thursday)
Issued at 214 PM CDT THU OCT 20 2016

Ridging aloft will dominate the region through the weekend and into
early next week. The ridge will keep the region dry and mild for
this time of year with highs generally in the upper 50s, to the mid
60s. The ridge will break down by Monday night as a west coast
trough sends shortwaves into the region. These shortwaves will bring
chances for pcpn to the CWA, mainly Tuesday afternoon through
Wednesday. While there maybe enough instability around for
thunderstorms, will keep the forecast simple and mention showers for


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday Afternoon)
Issued at 1231 PM CDT THU OCT 20 2016

MVFR cigs along and east of the Missouri River valley should
gradually improve from west to east later this afternoon. VFR
condition should prevail once skies began to clear.




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