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FXUS63 KIWX 281711

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
110 PM EDT TUE JUN 28 2016

Issued at 100 AM EDT tue Jun 28 2016

Cooler air will continue to move into the area today accompanied
by post frontal clouds. Highs today will only be around 70 to the
mid 70s. Skies will clear tonight as a ridge of high pressure
moves into the area. Lows tonight will drop well down into the
50s, with even some upper 40s north. Skies will be sunny Wednesday
with pleasant conditions. Highs will be in the upper 70s.


.SHORT TERM...(Today and Tonight)
Issued at 357 AM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016

A cold front was over lower Michigan near Grand Rapids early this
morning and was moving south. The front will move across the
forecast area early this morning and bring much cooler air with
highs today only in the low to mid 70s. Lakeshore hazards of
dangerous swimming conditions along the southeast shore of Lake
Michigan are expected today as winds increase behind the front. Post
frontal clouds will move across the area causing skies to be mostly
cloudy today. Skies will then clear tonight, setting the stage for a
chilly night with lows over most areas around 50.


.LONG TERM...(Wednesday through Monday)
Issued at 357 AM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016

The cool airmass over the region will modify a little Wednesday with
highs reaching around 76 degrees. There will be another chilly night
with lows dipping well down into the 50s by Thursday morning. A
strong shortwave trof will move south and bring another chance for
showers and possibly a storm Thursday night. Moisture will be
limited and mid level lapse rates will remain stable and should help
limit convective development. Have favored the model blend trend
into the weekend of slightly cooler temperatures with a northeast
to east low level flow. Highs Saturday should be in the 70s.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday Afternoon)
Issued at 110 PM EDT Tue Jun 28 2016

Extensive stratocu deck continues to drop slowly southward and will
have MVFR/VFR cigs at KSBN/KFWA respectively to begin the TAF
period. Trends on visible satellite indicating back edge of clouds
should arrive late this afternoon...leading to clear skies and light
northerly winds for the remainder of the TAF period.


.IWX Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
IN...Beach Hazards Statement through late tonight for INZ003.

MI...Beach Hazards Statement through late tonight for MIZ077.

LM...Small Craft Advisory until 2 AM EDT Wednesday for LMZ043-046.



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

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