Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FXUS63 KUNR 061724
AFDUNR

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR WESTERN SD AND NORTHEASTERN WY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1024 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
ISSUED AT 200 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

UPPER RIDGE REMAINS ACROSS THE WESTERN CONUS...WITH NORTHWEST FLOW
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. INCREASE IN BL-850MB TEMPERATURES
SUPPORT HIGHS 5-10F WARMER THAN YESTERDAY. WILL BE
BREEZY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA. FAST MOVING
SHORTWAVE CROSS NORTH DAKOTA LATE TODAY. MAIN RESULT WILL BE
WEAK COLD FRONT SLIPPING INTO FAR NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA OVERNIGHT.
ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUE FOR SATURDAY. NEXT SHORTWAVE
CLIPS NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH SMALL THREAT
FOR -SHRA/-SHSN IN THE FAR NORTHWEST.

.LONG TERM...SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
ISSUED AT 200 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

DRY AND MILD NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE REGION
SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...AS A BROAD UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE
WESTERN CONUS SLOWLY SLIDES EAST INTO THE ROCKIES. TEMPERATURES WILL
GENERALLY BE ABOVE AVERAGE THROUGH THE PERIOD. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE
40S AND 50S ON SUNDAY...WITH 50S AND 60S LIKELY NEXT WEEK AS THE
RIDGE SHIFTS FARTHER EAST.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 1023 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FORECAST PERIOD.

&&

.UNR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SD...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...7
LONG TERM...POJORLIE
AVIATION...13






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