Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 101952

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service SPRINGFIELD MO
252 PM CDT SAT OCT 10 2015

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Sunday)

You wouldn`t have known it by the sensible weather, but a
shortwave trough did pass over southern Missouri this morning. A
dry airmass kept any precipitation from developing. Meanwhile we
had some dense fog in a few spots, which all burned off by mid

The dry airmass in place will allow temperatures to cool into the
40s over the eastern Ozarks tonight. Warmer readings are expected
to the west, with middle 50s near Joplin and Pittsburg.

The warming trend will experience a boost on Sunday, as afternoon
temperatures warm into the 80s. Mostly sunny skies will persist
on Sunday, and no rain is expected.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)

Our next upper disturbance and cold front will arrive during the
early morning hours of Monday. Again it appears as though the
Ozarks airmass will be too dry to generate any precipitation.
Surface winds will shift to the north, bringing low temperatures
into the 40s Monday night / Tuesday morning.

Readings will bounce back into the 70s Tuesday afternoon as
another warming trend will ensue.

From Wednesday through Saturday of next week, the primary belt of
westerlies will be positioned across the upper Midwest / Great
Lakes Region. This pattern will bring dry and beautiful weather to
the Ozarks, with highs in the 70s and 80s on an afternoon basis
through the end of next week.

No precipitation chances are expected over the next 7 to 10 days.

Have a great weekend !


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday Afternoon)
Issued at 1205 PM CDT SAT OCT 10 2015

Pilots can expect VFR conditions at area terminals today through
Sunday. Surface high pressure will shift east with time allowing
southerly winds to develop tonight into Sunday. Southerly winds
will become gusty on Sunday with occasional gusts near 20 kts.


.SGF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...


LONG TERM...Cramer
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