Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
852 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.UPDATE...
ISSUED AT 846 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THIS MORNING A REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE NORTHERN
PLAINS FROM IOWA. A DRY TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN MONTANA WILL
DRIFT SLOWLY EAST. SUNNY SKIES REMAIN OVER THE REGION TODAY. STILL
LOOKING FOR HIGHS FROM THE UPPER 60S TO MIDDLE 70S. CURRENT
FORECAST LOOKS GOOD.

UPDATE ISSUED AT 632 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

QUIET WEATHER CONTINUES SO ONLY CHANGES WERE TO UPDATE FOR CURRENT
TRENDS.

&&

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY AND TONIGHT)
ISSUED AT 319 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THE REGION CLOUD FREE WITH ONLY A
TINY PATCH OF CLOUDS OVER FAR NORTHEAST ND. AS EXPECTED TEMPS ARE
WARMER THAN LAST NIGHT...CURRENTLY RUNNING IN THE 30S AND 40S.
KISN JUST REPORTED 3SM IN FOG...HOWEVER FOG PRODUCT IS NOT SHOWING
ANY FOG AND APPEARS TO BE VERY ISOLATED AT ISN. OTHERWISE A
PLEASANT WEATHER DAY EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA AS WE REMAIN UNDER
NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT. SURFACE HIGH WILL DRIFT TO OUR SOUTHEAST
WITH WINDS REMAINING WEAK TODAY. TONIGHT WILL BE CLEAR AND COOL
AGAIN WITH TEMPS MAINLY IN THE 40S.

.LONG TERM...(WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 319 CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

QUIET WEATHER WITH MODEST WARMING TREND CONTINUES FOR WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY AS UPPER RIDGE AXIS SLOWLY WORKS ITS WAY OVER THE MIDDLE
CONUS. RIDGE PUSHES TO THE EAST LATE THURSDAY AS PACIFIC TROF WORKS
TOWARDS THE ROCKIES. THIS WILL BRING SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW TO OUR AREA
WITH A VARIETY OF WEAK DISTURBANCES MOVING THROUGH RESULTING IN MODEST
PRECIPITATION CHANCES THROUGH FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY. RIDGE
THEN PUSHES OVER THE ROCKIES BRINGING QUIET WEATHER TO START THE
WEEK ALONG WITH SEASONABLY MILD TEMPERATURES.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z WEDNESDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 846 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

REGION OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS FROM IOWA.
A WEAK AND DRY TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE IN MONTANA WILL DRIFT SLOWLY
EAST TODAY. VFR WILL CONTINUE.

&&

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

$$

UPDATE...WAA
SHORT TERM...JNS
LONG TERM...JJS
AVIATION...WAA





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