Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
458 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

A LARGE AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDED FROM THE GREAT
LAKES INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS.
THIS HIGH RESULTED IN ANOTHER CHILLY NIGHT ACROSS THE EASTERN
OZARKS WITH LOWS FALLING INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S. AREAS OF
WESTERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS WERE 10 TO 15 DEGREES
WARMER AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASED BEHIND THAT DEPARTING HIGH.
SKIES REMAINED CLEAR FOR MOST OF THE NIGHT WITH HIGH CLOUDS JUST
BEGINNING TO INCREASE DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS ACROSS CENTRAL
MISSOURI AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WHICH WAS
LOCATED ACROSS THE CORN BELT.

THAT UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST ACROSS NORTHERN
MISSOURI TODAY BRINGING WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE REGION. A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS DISTURBANCE WILL
ALSO PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON BRINGING GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. DESPITE AN INCREASE IN CLOUDS AND THE
PASSING COLD FRONT...HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL STILL RANGE FROM
THE MIDDLE 60S ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS TO NEAR 70 DEGREES ALONG
THE INTERSTATE 49 CORRIDOR.

A COLD CANADIAN AIR MASS WILL THEN FILTER INTO THE AREA FROM
LATER TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES ON FRIDAY WILL STRUGGLE
TO WARM OUT OF THE MIDDLE 40S AS A BLUSTERY NORTH WIND PERSISTS
FOR MUCH OF THE DAY. CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN SETTLE RIGHT
INTO THE NATIONS HEARTLAND FRIDAY NIGHT AND WILL BRING AN END TO
THE GROWING SEASON ACROSS THE MISSOURI OZARKS AND SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL DIP INTO THE MIDDLE 20S OVER MOST
AREAS...WITH A FEW LOW 20S EVEN POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

TEMPERATURES WILL THEN WARM BACK TO NEAR NORMAL VALUES FOR THE
START OF NEXT WORK WEEK WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

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FOR MORE WEATHER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION FROM YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI GO TO OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SPRINGFIELD.

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SCHAUMANN





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