Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

FXUS63 KSGF 202321

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
621 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...00Z Aviation Update...

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Sunday)
Issued at 230 PM CDT Sat Aug 20 2016

Very pleasant late summer weather is in store the remainder of the
weekend. Clouds will continue to decrease from the west into this
evening, and the scattered showers will end across far south
central Missouri in the wake of the exiting cold front.

A noticeably cooler and drier airmass will overspread the area
tonight and Sunday as Canadian high pressure builds southward.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday Night through Saturday)
Issued at 230 PM CDT Sat Aug 20 2016

After a quite start to the week a more active weather pattern
will return Tuesday and persist much of next week.

Increasing warm air and moisture advection will result in
scattered showers and thunderstorms as early as late Monday night
but more so on Tuesday.

A cold front will drop southward into the region later Wednesday
as another upper level trough tracks across the northern tier of
the U.S. This will bring additional scattered showers and storms
mainly Wednesday night.

A temporary break in rain chances may occur Thursday and Friday
before the next chance arrives Saturday. Overall timing of rain
chances for later next week remain somewhat uncertain.

Overall temperatures will be near to slightly below normal as we
head toward the end of August.


.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Sunday evening)
Issued at 620 PM CDT Sat Aug 20 2016

Skies will continue to clear from north to south this evening as
drier air builds into the area behind a cold front. Winds will be
light from the northwest through the night.

Clear skies and light northwest winds are expected through the day
on Sunday.


.SGF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


LONG TERM...Foster
AVIATION...Boxell is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.