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FXUS63 KIWX 241724

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
124 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Issued at 239 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The region will see a few days of drier and less humid conditions
as high pressure dominates. Afternoon highs will generally be in
the 70s today. A brief warmup will occur Wednesday prior to the
arrival of another cold front and increasing chances for showers
and thunderstorms Wednesday night into Thursday.


.SHORT TERM...(Today and Tonight)
Issued at 239 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Much quieter period kicks off today as cold front clears the area
and high pressure takes control. Satellite/observations showing
some lower clouds slowly drifting south out of Michigan as well as
scattered around the area. These should lift and dissipate with
time, especially into the afternoon hours. Temperatures will
generally by 5 to 10 degrees cooler, but more noticeable will be
the lower humidity. Northerly fetch off the lake will bring
slightly cooler conditions there as well as a increased risk of
rip currents along the lakeshore areas.


.LONG TERM...(Tuesday through Sunday)
Issued at 239 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Upper level ridging will move across the region with brief shot of
warmer and more humid conditions Wednesday. A complex of storms
will likely develop upstream and move into the area in advance of
a cold front Weds ngt into Thursday. Timing still not the best for
severe weather, but will need to watch possibly SE areas with
slightly better timing possible there by Thurs afternoon,
especially if some heating can occur prior to arrival of the

Otherwise, return to seasonable temperatures will occur into the
weekend with highs in the lower 80s.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday Afternoon)
Issued at 117 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Northerly winds continue bringing cooler air into the region on
the south side of a high pressure system sinking south into
Northern Indiana. The CIGs in the MVFR range this morning
continued to rise into VFR during midday with help from diurnal
heating. Expect CIGs to remain in VFR for the overnight and also
left out reduced VISBY at SBN for now as it appears there`s only a
short window of BR within subsidence and light winds.


IN...Beach Hazards Statement until 7 PM CDT this evening for INZ003.

MI...Beach Hazards Statement until 8 PM EDT this evening for MIZ077.

LM...Small Craft Advisory until 8 PM EDT this evening for LMZ043-046.



LONG TERM...Fisher

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