Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FXUS63 KFGF 210428

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1128 PM CDT MON JUN 20 2016

Issued at 1128 PM CDT Mon Jun 20 2016

No updates needed.


.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 330 PM CDT Mon Jun 20 2016

Upper level ridge over MT will move over the Dakotas on Tue. Upper
level jet remains over the area through Tue. Short wave over western
Hudson Bay will rotate across Ontario and send a reinforcing shot of
cool air for Tue. Otherwise surface high pressure forecast to move
over the western zones by morning and moves across the forecast on

Precipitable water decreases in the northern zones and increases in
the southern zones for tonight and increases through the area for
Tue. So quiescent weather expected for tonight and Tue.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday night through Monday)
Issued at 330 PM CDT Mon Jun 20 2016

For Tuesday night into Wednesday...the period starts unsettled as
sfc high pressure retreats east...and a low pressure system transits
the area bringing another round of showers and storms.
Otherwise...temps will remain rather seasonal with highs in the mid
70s...and some locations may approach 80.

By Thursday...the H5 ridge will build and shift eastward over the
Dakotas and start to bring warmer temps back across the
region...with values beginning to climb back in the upper 70s and
80s. Southerly sfc winds will bring moisture back north ahead of
another low pressure system forecast to cross the area for the
latter part of the weekend. The risk for showers/tstms increase
ahead of the system with lift associated with the sfc boundary.

For Sunday...a strong upper low moves across southern Canada. Expect
unsettled conditions with more showers/storms...and a bit cooler
conditions in its wake to end the period.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday night)
Issued at 1128 PM CDT Mon Jun 20 2016

VFR with good flying weather expected.


.FGF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


LONG TERM...Hopkins
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