Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FXUS63 KDMX 300450
AFDDMX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1150 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
ISSUED AT 310 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM SASKATCHEWAN INTO LA WILL MOVE
LITTLE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. A FEW WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA LATER IN THE WEEK. THE HIGH WILL MOVE EAST OF THE
AREA SUN AND MON.

&&

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT/...
ISSUED AT 310 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND UPPER LEVEL NORTHWEST FLOW WILL
CONTINUE AND ALLOW FOR WINDS TO BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUD
COVER IS MAINLY SUNSHINE DRIVEN AND SHOULD DIMINISH PAST 00Z.
HENCE...EXPECTING ANOTHER RADIATIONAL COOLING NIGHT AND WENT
SLIGHTLY BELOW GUIDANCE FOR LOW TEMPERATURES. THIS RESULTED IN
LOWERING TEMPS A DEGREE OR TWO ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA.

.LONG TERM /WEDNESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
ISSUED AT 310 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

A COOL AND QUIET PERIOD IS ON TAP AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE
AREA FOR THE MOST PART. THE EXCEPTION WILL BE A FEW MINOR UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCES RACING SOUTHEAST IN THE FLOW. THE STRONGEST ONE
WILL PAST EAST OF IA ON FRI AND MAY SPREAD SOME SHOWER ACTIVITY
INTO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A RETURN FLOW OF
MOISTURE. THE CHANCE FOR MOVING INTO THE AREA. SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY WILL BRING A CHANCE OVER THE NORTHEAST HALF...WITH MORE
WIDESPREAD RAIN EXPECTED TUE. TEMPS WILL WARM...BUT NOT MUCH MORE
THAN WARMING UP TO NORMAL FOR EARLY AUG.

&&

.AVIATION...30/06Z
ISSUED AT 1150 PM CDT TUE JUL 29 2014

NOT MUCH CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS DISCUSSION AS BROAD UPPER NORTHWEST
FLOW CONTINUES ACROSS THE STATE. SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN NEAR
MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY WITH LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS FOR DURATION OF
FORECAST WITH SOME INCREASE DURING THE DAYTIME. WILL SEE EXTENSIVE
CU FIELD ONCE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY WITH BASES REMAINING AROUND
4-5KFT.

&&

.DMX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...NONE.

&&

$$

SYNOPSIS...MS JUL 14
SHORT TERM...PODRAZIK
LONG TERM...MS JUL 14
AVIATION...COGIL


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