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Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
640 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.UPDATE...
Issued at 629 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

See below for an updated aviation forecast discussion.

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.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Thursday Afternoon)
Issued at 337 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

Scattered showers and storms have brought some decent rainfall
mainly to areas along and in the James Valley from this morning into
the afternoon. The clouds and rain with this have also kept
temperatures in check across this region. Several outflow boundaries
along with a frontal zone extending across our northwest cwa and
across southern nd and upper level short wave lift have been
responsible for this convection. Despite all of the convection, there
is still plenty of deep instability across the region along with
decent wind shear west and south in our region. Thus, with the
frontal boundary to our north sinking south through the region
tonight and Wednesday along with some upper short waves moving over,
expect showers and storms to continue in the east with new shower
and storm development farther west. Thus, will continue with high
pops across the region tonight into Wednesday afternoon.

Surface high pressure and drier air will then push into the region
for Wednesday night and Thursday as Canadian air moves in. Thursday
should be mainly a mostly sunny day with dry conditions. Both
Wednesday and Thursday should have below normal temperatures with
highs in the mid 70s to the lower 80s.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday Evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 337 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

The long term portion of the forecast begins with a surface high
pressure over the region with northwesterly flow aloft. The high
pressure will keep most of the CWA dry through Friday afternoon. A
surface low pressure system and upper level shortwave will slowly
cross the region Friday afternoon through Sunday morning with
several rounds of storms possible. With limited temperature
advection and partly cloudy skies, temperatures through the first
half of the extended will average below normal. Upper level ridging
and WAA will develop on Sunday with temperatures climbing above
normal for most locations. Warmer temps are expected Monday and
Tuesday.

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.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Wednesday Evening)
Issued at 629 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

An area of low pressure crossing the region will bring showers
and thunderstorms first to the KPIR and KMBG terminals through
late evening...then potentially to KABR/KATY late tonight/early
Wednesday morning. Some thunderstorms could pack large hail,
damaging winds and torrential rainfall. Brief periods of MVFR/IFR
visibilities are possible with the stronger storms. It is also
possible that by early Wednesday morning MVFR cigs will be
developing over/near all four terminals behind the low pressure
system.

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.ABR Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
SD...NONE.
MN...NONE.
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$$

UPDATE...Dorn
SHORT TERM...Mohr
LONG TERM...SD
AVIATION...Dorn



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