Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FXUS63 KSGF 131701
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1201 PM CDT Sat Sep 13 2014
...18z Aviation Forecast Update...
.SHORT TERM...(Today and Sunday)
A chilly air mass remains in place over extreme southeast Kansas
and the Missouri Ozarks. Temperatures this morning fell into the
40s, under cloudy skies and northerly breezes. These northerly
winds will put a cap on temperatures this afternoon, with highs
only warming into the middle 60s.
No precipitation is expected through the rest of the weekend. A
return of southerly winds combined with sunshine on Sunday will
boost temperatures back into the 70s. So fantastic weather for
outdoor activities will be observed today and Sunday.
.LONG TERM...(Monday through Friday)
By Monday morning, showers and thunderstorms will be approaching
the Ozarks from the west. An upper level disturbance will force a
cold front into the area, triggering a round of widespread
rainfall Monday into Monday night.
This appears to be the only decent precipitation chances through
the entire 7 day forecast.
Beyond Monday night a ridge of high pressure will build across the
nation`s mid section, bringing warmer temperatures and tranquil
Tuesday through next Friday, temperatures will warm into the 70s
and 80s on an afternoon basis, with lows in the 50s at night. For the
exception of Monday and Monday night, next week`s weather will be
.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday Afternoon)
Issued at 1159 AM CDT SAT SEP 13 2014
There are no aviation concerns for pilots flying in and out of
the Missouri Ozarks during the next 24 hours. VFR will remain with
light easterly winds today becoming light and varible tonight.
Skies will generally remain mostly clear. Happy Flying!