Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 221742

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1142 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 302 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

Wet weather for much of the area this morning as a storm system
moves across the area. There have been a few rumbles of thunder
but no severe weather is expected. Total rainfall with this system
will range from a half an inch to up to one inch possible.
Temperatures will hold steady and slowly fall during the day as
gusty northwest winds kick in. Considerable cloudiness will
lingering through this evening with gradual clearing from west to
east overnight.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 302 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

Slight upper level ridging will move in Monday and Tuesday with
mild weather expected. Temperatures will approach the lower to mid
60s again on Tuesday with gusty southerly winds up to 30 mph. A
strong upper level wave will move across the Midwest Tuesday night
into Wednesday which will bring a cold front through the area.
Colder but seasonable weather will return for late in the week
with a deep trough across the eastern half of the U.S. No precip
appears to be in the forecast for the end of the week.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon)
Issued at 1136 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

KSGF/KJLN/KBBG tafs: Low pressure over central AR will shift east.
IFR/low end MVFR conditions north of the low track will gradually
improve as bands of showers shift east and/or weaken. Clouds may
linger over southern MO Ozarks terrain, but all sites are expected
to be VFR by 12z (Joplin/KJLN a little earlier).




SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
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