Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 250832

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
232 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 207 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

The weather across the region today and tonight will be a welcome
change from the past week. With high pressure filtering into the
region through the day today, the sun will return and will see
temperatures climb to around the 60 degree mark this afternoon
with only some high clouds.

Some lingering flooding will remain today from the heavy rainfall
the past few days, but this should subside through the day.

Clear weather will continue tonight with lows dropping to around
the freezing mark with again, only a few high clouds over the

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 207 AM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

High pressure will remain in control of the areas weather to start
the week with temperatures Monday and Tuesday in the 60s. A storm
system with approach the area Tuesday evening and bring the next
chance for rain and storms to the areas as we head into Wednesday.

A surface low will move across Missouri Wednesday night and drag a
cold front through the region. Rain amounts with this system from
Tuesday night through early Thursday morning look to be from a
half inch to an inch. This may lead to some isolated flooding
after the rains the past week, but confidence is rather low on
this occuring.

Behind Thursday`s front, a dry air mass will move into the area
and bring another period of nice weather to the area as we head
into next weekend.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1134 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

Clear to mostly clear skies and light winds will be in place
across the region through this forecast period. This will allow
for pleasant flight conditions for the Ozarks region through




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