Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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FXUS63 KEAX 300809
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
309 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
Issued at 309 AM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

The main concern in the very near term will be the potential for
patchy dense fog this morning. Fortunately, quite a bit of stratus
still resides over the area however, in areas where skies have
cleared fog has developed reduced visibilities as low as 1/4 mile in
some locations. Fog potential will continue through mid-morning
before finally burning off. Skies will be mostly cloudy through the
morning before scattering in the afternoon with generally light
winds. This will limit daytime heat despite an upper level ridge
building into the area today. As such, have dropped highs into the
low to mid 80 range. There will be a slight chance for a few storms
across the extreme southeastern portion of the CWA where a stalled
frontal boundary resides however precipitation should remain south
and east of the area where better instability exists.

The aforementioned upper level ridge that builds into the area today
will then be the main feature of interest through the next week
keeping conditions dry with temperature around 5 degrees above
average. The warm up will begin on Monday with increased warm air
advection helping temps rise into the upper 80s to near 90.
Temperatures will then continue in that range through the week as
there will be very little change in the pattern through the forecast
period.


&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday Evening)
Issued at 1145 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

Latest satellite trends showing partial clearing across the Lower
Missouri Valley late this evening with several locations already
reporting fog. As a result...have maintained IFR mention at all
forecast locations through the early morning hrs...and LIFR cannot be
ruled out if fog becomes dense. The most likely location for this to
occur with be STJ. Otherwise...expect gradual clearing after 13z
with a return to VFR by late morning. Winds will remain from the
northeast before shifting to the southeast later in the afternoon.


&&

.EAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
KS...NONE.
MO...NONE.
&&

$$

DISCUSSION...73
AVIATION...32


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