Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KGRB 281943

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
243 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

Forecast discussion for routine afternoon forecast issuance

.SHORT TERM...Tonight and Monday
Issued at 243 PM CDT Sun Aug 28 2016

High pressure will remain across the central Great Lakes tonight
as light winds, mostly clear skies and low level moisture once
again lead to fog across the forecast area. The fog should be
similar to last night with a few locations experiencing dense fog,
but not low enough and long enough for headlines. The other issue
later tonight is the formation of an MCS across northern Minnesota
impacting the northern cwa late tonight and into Monday morning.
Although it appears much of this system will stay off to the west,
westerly flow aloft could allow some of this dying system to track
into the area. Therefore have maintained the chancy pops in our
cwa per the previous forecast. Although the storms may start out
strong tonight across Minnesota, they are generally expected to
weaken as they approach Wisconsin and especially if they track
across north-central Wisconsin.

Later on Monday additional development is forecast along and ahead
of a cold front pushing in across the upper Mississippi valley.
This activity will have decent MUCAPEs of 2 to 2.5 J/g with
return flow on the backside of the high across northern Wisconsin.
Therefore will maintain chancy pops through Monday afternoon as
additional thunderstorm development is possible given the
instability in place across this area. The storms in the afternoon
would certainly have a better chance at being severe given the
instability in place, however wind shear is not all that
impressive as the 0-6 km bulk shear is only 20 knots. Therefore
the marginal risk for Monday seems reasonable at this juncture.

.LONG TERM...Monday Night Through Sunday
Issued at 243 PM CDT Sun Aug 28 2016

An upper level high pressure ridge will sharpen over the Rocky
Mountain front range by midweek...which will deliver cool
Canadian air and dry conditions into Northeast WI for the latter
half of the work week. The high pressure ridge is expected to
slide east next weekend and bring warmer and wetter conditions
back into the region.

.AVIATION...for 18Z TAF Issuance
Issued at 1236 PM CDT Sun Aug 28 2016

Daytime heating continues to mix out the stratus deck across
northeast Wisconsin early this afternoon. Skies should continue to
clear out through the afternoon, with light winds and mostly clear
skies leading to fog development during the overnight hours. This
will likely lead to widespread MVFR with IFR conditions at times
in the denser fog. Conditions should slowly improve Monday morning
with some showers and thunderstorms possible across north-central
Wisconsin as a shortwave tracks through the north.



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