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FXUS63 KEAX 311929

229 PM CDT Thu Jul 31 2014

Issued at 216 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

In the short term, there is a weak disturbance currently located over
eastern NE that will work into the CWA later tonight. This may allow
for widely scattered light showers and perhaps an isolated
thunderstorm to develop over our far northeast zones. The wave is
associated with the outer circulation of an upper level low parked
near the lower Hudson Bay. Another wave is progged to move through
the CWA tomorrow and that too may allow for the development of light
widely scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm... very hit and
miss precip-wise.

Warmer and dry weather is in store for the weekend and into next week
as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west. Temperatures
should return to normal values by Mon into WED. On WED a trough will
work in from the Northern Plains ushering in a cold front. The front
should serve as the focus for precip late WED into WED night and THR
followed by a return of below normal temperatures.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday Afternoon)
Issued at 1227 PM CDT THU JUL 31 2014

VFR CIGS and VIS are expected through the period. Diurnal CU have
developed and should continue to near sunset before clearing away.
The sfc winds should remain light and variable through the day and
evening with light southerly winds developing tomorrow.




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