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FXUS63 KLSX 200749
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
249 AM CDT Sun Jul 20 2014

.SHORT TERM: (Through Late Tonight)
Issued at 242 AM CDT Sun Jul 20 2014

Surface ridge finally begins to loosen its grip on the region
today with return southerly flow taking hold across the entire CWA
by tonight. Temperatures to rise a few more degrees over yesterday with
lower to middle 80s common this afternoon.

CVKING

.LONG TERM:  (Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 242 AM CDT Sun Jul 20 2014

South/southwest flow, rising heights in response to the building
upper level ridge to our southwest, and a thermal ridge at 850 mb
approaching from the northwest will send temperatures back to
normal values on Monday and above normal on Tuesday. The heat will
be short-lived though as well advertised shortwave and cold front
will bring a chance of thunderstorms to the region Tuesday night
through Wednesday night along with cooler temperatures.

Front expected to return by the end of the week with several
chance of thunderstorms heading into next weekend. Front position,
cloud cover and preciptiation coverage will determine
temperatures next weekend.

CVKING

&&

.AVIATION:  (For the 06z TAFs through 06z Sunday Night)
Issued at 1051 PM CDT Sat Jul 19 2014

VFR flight conditions and light east-southeast flow will continue
across the area for the remainder of the night. Wind will turn to
a more southerly direction by late morning/early afternoon. Expect
another round of afternoon cumulus around 5000-6000FT Sunday as
well. This should dissipate quickly again Sunday evening.

Specifics for KSTL:

VFR flight conditions and light east-southeast flow will continue
at Lambert for the remainder of the night. Wind will turn to a
more southerly direction by late morning/early afternoon. Expect
another round of afternoon cumulus around 5000-6000FT Sunday as
well. This should dissipate quickly again Sunday evening.

Carney

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS:
Saint Louis     88  70  92  71 /   0   5   0   5
Quincy          84  66  90  71 /   0  10   5  10
Columbia        86  67  92  71 /   0   0   5   5
Jefferson City  87  66  93  70 /   0   0   5   5
Salem           85  65  89  68 /   0   5   0   5
Farmington      84  62  89  66 /   0   0   5   5

&&

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

$$

WFO LSX



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