Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 181933
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
233 PM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 230 PM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Widespread clouds and occasional showers and thunderstorms
continue across the region this afternoon, as a series of
shortwaves push east-northeast across the area. Precipitation
should start to come to an end this evening as the bulk of the mid
level wave sweeps through.

Skies will be slow to clear tonight, but enough breaks may
develop to allow for fog across the eastern Ozarks overnight.
Right now it doens`t look to be too dense, and will likely be most
widespread in protected/sheltered valleys. Further to the west,
increasing southerly winds should limit any fog development.

Tuesday will continue the trend of very summer like weather, with
breezy south/southeast winds and highs in the upper 80s to near
90.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday Night through Monday)
Issued at 230 PM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

Warm and breezy conditions will persist through most of the
extended, as strong upper level riding remains in place across the
eastern half of the United States. A few diurnally driven
thunderstorms are possible by the weekend, but otherwise, most of
the area should remain dry. Highs each day will warm into the
upper 80s to near 90 degrees, with lows in the upper 60s.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1228 PM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

VFR conditions will continue this afternoon with just occasional
showers and perhaps a thunderstorm or two across the region.
Flight impacts should be minimal unless thunder moves directly
overhead.

Most of the precipitation should lift out this evening, with some
fog potential across the eastern Ozarks after midnight. Some of
this may make it into the Branson terminal, but SGF and JLN should
remain far enough west to remain VFR. Winds will become southerly
overnight, with some gustiness developing by late morning on
Tuesday.


&&

.SGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MO...NONE.
KS...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Boxell
LONG TERM...Boxell
AVIATION...Boxell



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