Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KIWX 241624

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
1224 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

Issued at 450 AM EDT Fri Jun 24 2016

High pressure will build into the Great Lakes through Saturday
and provide warm and dry weather. Highs today and Saturday
will be in the 80s. A cold front will bring the next chance for
thunderstorms Sunday followed by cooler and dry weather next week.


.SHORT TERM...(Today through Saturday)
Issued at 445 AM EDT Fri Jun 24 2016

A ridge of high pressure will remain over the region through
Saturday helping to keep skies clear to mostly clear with warm
temperatures. Highs both to today and Saturday will be in the 80s.
Winds should be around 10 mph or less.


.LONG TERM...(Saturday night through Thursday)
Issued at 445 AM EDT Fri Jun 24 2016

Very warm and increasingly humid conditions can be expected Sunday
aheadof a cold front. Heat indices will rise into the 90s during
the afternoon. There is a good chance for thunderstorms by late in
the day as an upper level trof and associated cold front move into
the area. Some storms may become strong and produce gusty winds as
surface based CAPE values rise to around 1500 J/Kg. Otherwise,
cooler weather will return during the middle of the week as the
long wave trof becomes established over eastern North America. It
looks like an extended dry period starting after storms end Sunday


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Saturday Afternoon)
Issued at 1222 PM EDT Fri Jun 24 2016

VFR with light winds and nothing more than some passing high
cirrus expected on southern fringe of Great Lakes surface high
through the TAF cycle.


.IWX Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


SHORT TERM...Skipper
LONG TERM...Skipper

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