Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
249 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

.SHORT TERM:  (THROUGH LATE TONIGHT)
ISSUED AT 246 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS STALLED SOUTH OF FORECAST AREA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. COULD STILL SEE SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP TONIGHT, MAINLY OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, THOUGH COULD SEE SOME DEVELOP AS FAR NORTH AS THE
I-70 CORRIDOR. OTHERWISE, MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LOWS IN THE 60S
CAN BE EXPECTED.

BYRD

.LONG TERM:  (FRIDAY THROUGH NEXT THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 246 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

HOLIDAY WEEKEND TO BE DRY FOR THE MOST PART THOUGH WITH FRONTAL
BOUNDARY STALLED JUST SOUTH OF FORECAST AREA, COULD SEE
ISOLATED/SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS, ESPECIALLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-70.
OTHERWISE, TEMPERATURES TO MODERATE WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 80S BY
SUNDAY.

THEN NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM TO APPROACH THE REGION BEGINNING SUNDAY
NIGHT WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES INCREASING. THE BEST CHANCES OF
RAIN WILL BE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY, BUT COULD SEE RAIN MOST DAYS
NEXT WEEK AS WE REMAIN IN AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN. HIGHS WILL BE
IN THE 80S AND LOWS IN THE 60S.

BYRD
&&

.AVIATION:  (FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z FRIDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1242 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

AT 17Z A MIX OF IFR-MVFR FLIGHT CONDITIONS PERSIST FROM KCOU INTO
THE ST. LOUIS REGION, WHILE VFR CONDITIONS PREVAILED ACROSS
NORTHEAST MO INTO WEST CENTRAL IL. NORTHEAST LOW LEVEL WINDS
ADVECTING DRIER AIR SHOULD RESULT IN IMPROVING CONDITIONS THIS
AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT HOWEVER IT APPEARS THAT STRATUS/FOG WILL
REDEVELOP ALONG AND SOUTH OF A KCOU-KSTL LINE RESULTING IN A MIX
OF IFR AND MVFR FLIGHT CONDITIONS LASTING THRU 14-15Z FRIDAY, WITH
IMPROVEMENT LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

SPECIFICS FOR KSTL:

NORTHEAST LOW LEVEL WINDS ADVECTING DRIER AIR SHOULD RESULT IN
IMPROVING CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON WITH CIG HEIGHTS RISING AND
VFR BY MID AFTERNOON. OVERNIGHT HOWEVER IT APPEARS THAT
STRATUS/FOG WILL REDEVELOP RESULTING IN MVFR FLIGHT CONDITIONS
LASTING THRU 14-15Z FRIDAY, WITH IMPROVEMENT LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

GLASS

&&

.LSX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES:
MO...NONE.
IL...NONE.
&&

$$

WFO LSX


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