Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
346 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 311 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Another day...another wave. Today`s wave will bring a good chance
for snow across most of the area beginning this evening. Light
snow is expected to develop across eastern Montana late this
afternoon in association with a surface low and upper level wave
and push east through the evening and overnight hours. At this
time the model consensus for the axis of heaviest snow (generally
1 to 3 inches) will set up along Highway 52 from Minot, Kenmare,
to Portal.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday through Monday)
Issued at 311 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

Daily chances for snow continue through the week. Only light
amounts are expected...generally an inch or less.

Warmer temperatures are expected by Friday with readings in the
40s/50s across locations with little to no snow and 30s across
locations with a more pronounced snowpack.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday night)
Issued at 1123 PM CST Mon Feb 27 2017

MVFR ceilings remain over southern terminals (KDIK-KBIS-KJMS)
with momentarily clearing northwest and north central (KISN-KMOT).
With time northern terminals will see low clouds return with
widespread MVFR-IFR cigs by 12Z. Afterwards, a slow improvement
is forecast central and east later Tuesday morning. Areas of low
clouds may persist through much of Tuesday west.


&&

.BIS WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...AJ
LONG TERM...AJ
AVIATION...AJ


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