Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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FXUS63 KARX 230453
AFDARX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1153 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 223 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

TONIGHT...SKIES WILL CLEAR OVER ALL BUT THE FAR SOUTH SECTIONS WHERE
SOME CLOUDS MAY REMAIN. LIGHT EASTERLY WINDS AND CURRENT DEWPOINTS
DO SUPPORT MINS IN THE 30S EAST TO THE LOWER 40S WEST. COOL AIR
DRAINAGE TYPICAL IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN STILL SUGGEST LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S AND WILL KEEP THE FROST ADVISORY FOR OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT.

SATURDAY..HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST AND WITH FAIR SKIES AND A LATE
APRIL SUNSHINE COMBINED WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS...THE HIGHS SHOULD REBOUND
INTO THE UPPER 60S TO AROUND 70 DEGREES FAR WEST SECTIONS. LOW DEWPOINTS
WILL MAKE FOR ANOTHER NICE SPRING DAY FOR MOST ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE.

.LONG TERM...(SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 223 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL ARRIVE AND STALL
OVER THE REGION BY SUNDAY RESULTING IN EPISODES AND SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LIMITED INSTABILITY AND MODEST FORCING DO NOT SUPPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER
AT THIS TIME AND RAIN TOTALS THAT ARE LIGHT TO MODERATE. BEST CHANCES
OF PRECIPITATION SHOULD TEND TO FALL OVER THE NORTHERN ONE HALF OF THE
REGION WHICH ALSO SHOULD BE THE HEAVIEST. HIGHS IN THE 70S ON SUNDAY
OVER ALL BUT FAR NORTH WHERE 60S TO PREVAIL ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE
FRONT. SUNDAY NIGHT LOWS IN THE 40S FAR NORTH TO THE 50S ELSEWHERE.
MONDAY...FRONT SLIDES A BIT FURTHER SOUTH AND WITH MORE CLOUDS HIGHS
SHOULD BE IN THE 50S NORTH TO THE 60S SOUTH WITH LOWS IN THE 30S NORTH
TO THE LOWER 40S SOUTH.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE TO MAKE FOR COOL TEMPERATURES
WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S AND LOWS MOSTLY IN THE 30S. CLOUDS TO INCREASE
TUESDAY NIGHT WITH LOW CONFIDENCE OF POPS LATE THAT MAY BE DELAYED UNTIL
WEDNESDAY WITH NEXT UPPER DISTURBANCE.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...A LARGE AND LOW MOVING UPPER LOW TO SLIDE SLOWLY
EAST FROM CENTRAL PLAINS INTO MISSOURI. A COOL EAST WIND WILL RESULT
IN LOTS OF CLOUDS AND MAINLY RAIN SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY JUST RAIN.
RAIN TOTALS ONCE AGAIN WITH BEST FORCING TO THE SOUTH SHOULD BE
LIGHT TO MODERATE AMOUNTS RESULTING IN NO EXPECTED WATER ISSUES.
HIGHS TO REMAIN BELOW NORTH IN THE 50S WITH LOWS UPPER 30S NORTH
TO LOWER 40S SOUTH.

FRIDAY...ONCE AGAIN HIGH PRESSURE TO ARRIVE WITH COOL HIGHS MOSTLY IN
THE MID TO UPPER 50S AND LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S. NEXT DISTURBANCE
IN THE WEEKEND MAY PRODUCE MORE CHANCES OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TOTALS
AND COOL.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1153 PM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT...THEN WE COULD
SEE AN MVFR STRATOCUMULUS DECK DEVELOP IN THE 12-14Z TIMEFRAME.
THIS DECK THEN LOOKS TO LIFT TO AROUND 4 KFT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
PLAN ON INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 10-15 KTS AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS. MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY EVENING AS LOW PRESSURE
DEEPENS OVER THE PLAINS.

&&

.ARX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WI...FROST ADVISORY UNTIL 8 AM CDT SATURDAY FOR WIZ034-042>044.

MN...NONE.
IA...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...NICHOLS
LONG TERM...NICHOLS
AVIATION...WETENKAMP



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