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FXUS63 KIWX 211714

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
114 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Issued at 114 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Very warm and dry weather will persist into the middle of next week
as high pressure remains parked over the Great Lakes. Highs will
range from to mid 80s to around 90 with lows in the 60s for the next
several days.


.SHORT TERM...(Today and Tonight)
Issued at 418 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

Morning temperatures holding near to just above crossover temps
should help to preclude all but shallow/patchy fog near sunrise this
morning. Fervent ridging surface/aloft, along with thermal ridge
over central MO into southern Lower MI/east of upstream lytic
frontal boundary, to allow surface temps to rise well into 80s/lower
90s in spots.


.LONG TERM...(Friday through Wednesday)
Issued at 418 AM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

CWA remains betwixt active Atlantic tropical storm track and deep
trof anchored over western CONUS with primarily nil sensible weather
through the forecast period. Removed egregious lake environment/
thermal bleed into land in far northwest CWA for DY2-6, especially
given background southeast to southerly flow. Leeside
cyclo/frontogenesis with formidable downstream ridging over Great
Lakes to likely lead to stalled/decaying boundaries well west of CWA
through the forecast period. Shallow frontal forced convection
potentially into CWA by DY7, though present indications for meager
instability/relatively low chance pops.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday Afternoon)
Issued at 114 PM EDT Thu Sep 21 2017

VFR through the period as ridging dominates.




LONG TERM...Murphy

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