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FXUS63 KSGF 280137

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
837 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Friday)
Issued at 240 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

The remains of the widespread soaking rain that moved across the
region this morning is pushing south into southeastern Missouri
and northern Arkansas at this hour, with filtered sun behind the
rain. Temperatures for most of the area have remained cool, with
readings generally in the 80s. The exception is far western
Missouri and southeastern Kansas, where readings are around 90.

While the rain is pushing south of the area, the synoptic front
remains to our north. As of 2 PM, the front was around the US 54
corridor, and slowly moving south. The boundary is showing up
nicely on visible satellite as an area of agitated CU, and it`s
possible that a few additional showers or thunderstorms develop
along the front as it moves south tonight. Coverage should be
spotty at best.

Temperatures will remain warm tonight, with muggy air remaining in
the area. Low stratus seems probable behind the front tonight, and
a little patchy fog isn`t out of the question, especially along
and just north of I-44.

Drier air will finally start to filter into the area Friday, with
dewpoints falling into the mid 60s by evening. Temperatures on
Friday will be cooler despite clearing skies, with highs in the
mid 80s.

.LONG TERM...(Friday Night through Thursday)
Issued at 240 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

The weekend and early part of next week continue to look wonderful
by late July standards, with highs in the 80s and low humidity.
Lows will be down right cool Saturday and Sunday nights, with
readings falling into the upper 50s to around 60.

Dry weather and seasonably cooler temperatures will continue
through at least mid week, as northwest flow aloft and high
pressure at the surface remain in control. Temperatures will
increase a bit by the end of the week, but should stay at or just
below average. Rain chances may return by late Wednesday into
Thursday, though this potential remains unclear at this time.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Friday evening)
Issued at 835 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Pilots can expect variable flight conditions at area terminals
tonight into Friday morning as a front drops south of the area.
Scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm will affect the
terminal vicinities this evening. Low clouds and patchy fog are
expected to form overnight resulting in areas of MVFR if not IFR
conditions. Flight conditions will improve later Friday morning
into Friday afternoon.




LONG TERM...Boxell
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