Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 241118

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
618 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 211 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

The region is in between an upper level ridge to the east and a
deep trough to the west. High pressure is still in control of our
weather pattern today. Upper levels height levels may just be a
tad lower than previous days which means high temperatures may
just be a degree or two cooler than yesterday. Look for
temperatures to climb back into the upper 80s to near 90 degrees
this afternoon. Model guidance suggest a very slight chance for an
isolated shower or storm to pop up this afternoon across the
eastern Ozarks area...mainly east of Highway 65 today.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 211 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

The deep trough over the western U.S. slowly creeps eastward on
Monday and Tuesday. Upper level heights over the area may be
again a tad lower which means high temperatures only in the middle
80s for Monday. Model guidance suggest a slight chance for an
isolated shower or storm over the Central Missouri area Monday
afternoon and evening.

Model guidance shows a better chance for scattered showers and
storms over the western area on Tuesday...mainly west of Highway
65 ahead of a slow moving cold front. No severe weather is
expected. The front slowly moves through the area on Wednesday.
There will be additional chances for isolated to scattered showers
and storms on Wednesday before our rain chances dry up. We do not
expect every location to see rainfall through midweek or much
rainfall if any falls. Rainfall amounts will be on the light side.
A Canadian high pressure system will settle in for the later half
of this upcoming week with much cooler temperatures and dry
weather for the region.


.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Monday morning)
Issued at 616 AM CDT Sun Sep 24 2017

No impacts to aviation concerns are expected with this forecast.
Clouds and visibilities will be VFR with generally light surface
winds from the southeast.




SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
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