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FXUS63 KEAX 260004

National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
704 PM CDT Sat Mar 25 2017

Issued at 257 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

Cutoff low currently hanging out over central Missouri will
continue to slowly meander northeastward overnight, not getting
too much of a push out of here until the next low pressure system
approaches tomorrow night. Consequently, it`ll be dry for much of
tomorrow but rain chances return tomorrow night with the
aforementioned second system. This second system, although will
help to push this first one along, doesn`t appear to be as robust
with models essentially having the upper portion of the low
transitioning into an open wave as it crosses southern/central
Missouri Monday night. The area will then see a bit of a dry
period before the next disturbance approaches from the
central/southern Plains. Similar to what the region is seeing now
with one low chasing after another, the models are depicting a
similar solution for the end of next week into the weekend. There
are of course broad differences in the solutions that far out but
believe it`s safe to say we`ll be entering into another unsettled
period for the latter half of the week, bringing much needed rain.

Temperatures over the upcoming week look to remain fairly
moderate, due in large part to the overall pattern influencing the
region, averaging near to slightly above normal for late March.


.Aviation...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Sunday Evening)
Issued at 659 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

The period will start out with MVFR to IFR ceilings and then
gradually drop down into all LIFR ceilings soon after sunset.
These ceilings will drop again to around 300 to 600ft near
sunrise. These low ceilings should be short lived with a rise
quickly after sunrise and a gradual clearing raising cigs above
IFR in the early afternoon then VFR by the late afternoon.




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