Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FXUS63 KFGF 280452

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1152 PM CDT WED JUL 27 2016

Issued at 1150 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016

More mid and high level cloud cover than anticipated over the
area. so upped sky cover. Also a few isold mid cloud showers nw
of Bemidji so added Isold RW-. Temps look ok though with mid to
upper 50s most areas.


.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Thursday)
Issued at 144 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016

Minimal impacts through the short term. Wedge of surface high
pressure will maintain relatively cool/dry airmass over the
forecast area overnight into Thursday. Cu field should dissipate
with loss of heating with SCT-BKN Cu redevelopment Thu afternoon.
Temperatures will range on the cool side of seasonal averages
tonight and tomorrow.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday night through Wednesday)
Issued at 144 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016

This weekend will start off with humidity levels and temperatures
near seasonal normals as weak 500mb flow aloft and sfc high pressure
allow for a quiet weather regime. An isolated late day shower is
possible Friday...coverage will be severely limited. Increasing
temperatures and instability from steady...however relatively light
return flow combined with local moisture and SW flow aloft...will
create diurnal thunder chances for Saturday and Sunday. By Monday
more widespread convective activity is expected with the passage of
a trough trailing a low pressure tracking across the Canadian
prairies. A mostly dry Tuesday is expected with another wave
possible for Wednesday bringing scattered storms.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night)
Issued at 1150 PM CDT Wed Jul 27 2016

VFR thru the pd. Some high clouds and high based cumulus thru the
pd. Light north to northeast winds.


.FGF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


SHORT TERM...Voelker
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