Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KMEG 301949
AFDMEG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
249 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A BROAD UPPER TROF CURRENTLY OVER THE AREA WILL DRIFT WEST OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WHILE AN UPPER RIDGE BUILDS IN FROM THE
EAST. CURRENTLY...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE
DEVELOPED OVER THE MIDSOUTH AS DAYTIME HEATING IS INTERACTING WITH
THE UPPER TROF. EXPECT A FEW OF THESE STORMS TO CONTINUE INTO THE
EVENING HOURS THUS WILL LEAVE 20/30 POPS ACROSS THE AREA.

CAN/T RULE OUT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OCCURRING OVER THE REST
OF THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS BUT OVERALL EXPECT A DRY PERIOD AS THE
UPPER RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE AREA. WITH SURFACE WINDS REMAINING OUT
OF THE SOUTHEAST...DEWPOINTS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S TO
LOWER 70S WHICH WILL KEEP CONDITIONS HUMID. IN ADDITION...HEAT
WILL GRADUALLY BUILD OVER THE AREA WITH HIGHS REACHING INTO THE
LOWER TO MID 90S BY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE HOT AND HUMID
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

KRM

&&

.AVIATION...

18Z TAF CYCLE

MVFR CIGS PREVAIL AT KTUP BUT THESE WILL LIFT SHORTLY. OTRW EXPECT
MAINLY VFR CONDS THROUGH THE PERIOD. ISOLD TO SCT SHRAS/TSRAS
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH BEST CHANCES AT KTUP/KMKL SO ADDED
VCTS THERE THROUGH 31/01Z. OVERNIGHT EXPECT MAINLY VFR CONDS WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF SOME LIGHT FOG POSSIBLE AT KMKL LATE. WINDS WILL
BE SE/SSE THIS AFTERNOON AT 5-8 KTS...DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT.

SJM

&&

.MEG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...NONE.
MO...NONE.
MS...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

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