Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
333 PM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Monday)
Issued at 314 PM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

Light rain across southern North Dakota will likely transition to
light snow later this evening as temperatures fall. Little to no
accumulation is expected. Precipitation will come to an end from
northeast to southwest overnight tonight.

High pressure will seep into North Dakota tonight and with a shift
to a northerly wind Monday will be cooler with temperatures in
the 30s and 40s.

.LONG TERM...(Monday night through Sunday)
Issued at 314 PM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

The next chance for precipitation arrives Wednesday as a weak wave
moves through and we shift to southwest flow aloft. A mix of rain
and snow is expected with no accumulating snowfall.

Temperatures this week will generally range from the 30s north to
40s south.

Models still depict a major storm later this week, but latest
trends keep it south of North Dakota.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon)
Issued at 314 PM CDT Sun Mar 19 2017

VFR should prevail at all TAF sites through the TAF period with
brief MVFR conditions possible at KDIK overnight in low stratus.
Light rain/snow possible at KDIK/KBIS this evening.

&&

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

$$

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



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