Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
639 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.UPDATE...
ISSUED AT 631 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

ALTHOUGH SEVERAL WEAK BOUNDARIES CURRENTLY AFFECTING THE FA ONLY
RESULT WILL BE SOME SCT LOCALLY BROKEN CLOUD COVER. FAVORED AREAS
FOR CLOUD COVER WILL BE ALONG THE MN/CANADIAN BORDER AREA IN THE VCNTY
OF WEAK SURFACE LOW AND COOL FRONT. ANOTHER SMALL PATCH OF CLOUDS
OVER THE ND/SD/MN BORDER AGAIN NEAR A WEAK BOUNDARY. THIS COVERED
WELL SO NO UPDATE NECESSARY.

&&

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 326 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

QUIET WEATHER PATTERN. ONE SHORT WAVE SEEN MOVING INTO THE LAKE
OF THE WOODS REGION ATTM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST. SPOTTY
LIGHT SHOWERS ON CANADIAN RADARS IN EASTERN MANITOBA AND NW
ONTARIO AND STILL COULD BE A FEW VERY LIGHT SHOWERS/SPRINKLES IN
LAKE OF THE WOODS REGION OVERNIGHT AS SYSTEMS MOVES SOUTHEAST.

BAND OF MID LEVEL MOISTURE HAS REMAINED IN PLACE AND IS PROGGED TO
CONTINUE TO SLIDE SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT...THOUGH NAM IN PARTICULAR
DOES SEEM BETTER WITH IDEA OF THE BACK DOOR COOL FRONT SLIPPING
SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST INTO NE ND/NW MN OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
NARROW RIBBON OF MID LEVEL MOISTURE WITH THAT MAY MEAN A NARROW
CLOUD BAND FOR A TIME WEDNESDAY. TEMPS A BIT COOLER...ABOUT 3-5
DEGREES COOLER.

CLEAR WED NIGHT.

.LONG TERM...(THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY)
ISSUED AT 326 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SOUTHERLY FLOW STRENGTHENS THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT AHD OF
NEXT UPPER LEVEL SHORT WAVE WHICH WILL MOVE QUICKLY EAST ALONG
THE US/CANADIAN BORDER. MOISTURE IS SPARSE...BUT JUST ENOUGH LOW
LEVEL/MID LEVEL MOISTURE AND INCREASING INSTABILITY TO PRODUCE A
FEW SHOWERS/TSTMS THU NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

FOR FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...LOW PRESSURE OVER NW MN AND SE
MB WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GRT LKS AND SRN ONTARIO REGION THIS
WEEKEND...WITH RAIN SHOWERS OVER NW MN GRADUALLY DIMINISHING
THROUGHOUT THE WKND. AN UPPER RIDGE THEN DEVELOPS OVER THE
NORTHERN/CANADIAN ROCKIES AND WILL BRING DRY WX TO AT LEAST THE
FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. DAYTIME HIGHS NEXT WK WILL BE SLIGHTLY
WARMER THAN THE WKND AS SKIES CLEAR AND SOLAR INCREASES.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z WEDNESDAY EVENING)
ISSUED AT 631 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

VFR WITH ONLY POCKETS OF SCT-BKN MID LEVEL CLOUDS. WINDS LIGHT
TONIGHT BECOMING NORTHERLY FROM N-S OVERNIGHT.

&&

.FGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
ND...NONE.
MN...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE...VOELKER
SHORT TERM...RIDDLE
LONG TERM...RIDDLE
AVIATION...VOELKER





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