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FXUS63 KSGF 221912

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
212 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...Scattered Rain Chances Through Tomorrow...Very Pleasant Weather
This Weekend Into Early Next Week...

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Friday)
Issued at 146 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

There are no major changes with this latest forecast update. Low
level moisture from the tropical system moving in across the
Ozarks Region. Afternoon radar shows a slight up tick in spotty
showers developing and moving in from the south and southeast.
There will be widely scattered rain chances and maybe a few
lightning strikes south of I-44 through this evening with the
best potential over south central Missouri tonight. The main
tropical system and heavy rainfall threat will stay to our south
and east through tomorrow.

A cold front will move into the area by sunrise Friday morning and
sweep through the area by Friday afternoon. There will be a better
chances for scattered showers and storms along the front from late
Friday morning into early Friday afternoon. No severe weather is
expected at this time.

.LONG TERM...(Friday Night through Thursday)
Issued at 146 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

Skies will clear from north to south Friday evening. Much drier
airmass will filter into the region this weekend with very nice
temperatures along with high pressure. The weather this weekend
will be gorgeous! Skies will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy.
Highs will be in the middle 70s to lower 80s with low humidity.
Overnight lows will be in the lower to middle 50s this weekend.
This nice weather will continue into early next week.

Southerly winds, humidity, and increase in temperatures will
slowly return by next Tuesday and Wednesday. Another storm system
will begin to affect the region with rain chances by the middle of
next week.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday afternoon)
Issued at 1215 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

Pilots flying in and out of the Missouri Ozarks region can
expected mainly MVFR conditions with a high potential of IFR
ceilings again late tonight into early Friday morning. There is
some potential for LIFR conditions for BBG late tonight but
confidence is not high enough to mention in TAFs at this time.
Light MVFR fog will be possible for SGF and BBB late tonight. A
few VCSH will be around today through this evening. Winds will be
breezy from the south and southeast around 10 knots today and this
evening. A cold front will move into the area Friday morning with
a wind shift to the northwest. Included a PROB30 for scattered
convection near the frontal passage Friday morning for all TAFs.




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