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FXUS63 KIWX 212054

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
354 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

Issued at 315 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

Showers will end this evening as a cold front moves out of the
area. Lows tonight should dip to around 25 degrees. Colder and
dry weather is ahead for Wednesday as high pressure builds into
the region with highs in the mid to upper 30s. Dry weather will
continue Thursday and Friday with mild weather. Highs should be
near 50 Friday.


.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 310 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

A cold front was over far southwest Lower Michigan into northwest
Indiana this afternoon. A strong upper level system with favorable
upper level jet dynamics were able to overcome a very dry
environment and produce an area of rain in the vicinity of the
front. The best upper level support was north of the Michigan line
where rainfall amounts exceeded a tenth of an inch. Rainfall
amounts mainly under 0.05 inch are expected over Indiana and Ohio
before midnight. Very low inversion heights should prohibit a lake
response of lake effect rain or snow showers. High pressure will
continue to build in Wednesday with decreasing clouds and cold


.LONG TERM...(Wednesday Night through Tuesday)
Issued at 353 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

Fairly tranquil weather is ahead this weekend into early next
week. Another cold front will bring a chance for showers Friday
night after a brief warmup Friday. Little if any rainfall is
expected. Highs will cool back down briefly into the 30s by
Sunday. Warmer weather will return by Tuesday with highs
approaching or in the 50s by Tuesday.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday Afternoon)
Issued at 1224 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017

Currently the sfc front is situ across the region with winds wsw
at KSBN and sw at KFWA. Expect the front to push through the area
this aftn with winds turning nwly by 19Z at KSBN and around 22Z
at KFWA. Latest radar trends shows a band of light precip pushing
east which will impact the terminal sites for a period of about 3
hours respectively this aftn. Cigs post frontal will generally be
3 to 5K ft then scatter out later tonight at KFWA.


LM...Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM EST Wednesday for LMZ043-046.



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

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