Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KABR 252051
AFDABR

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
351 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 350 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO SHIFT EASTWARD THIS
AFTERNOON WITH LINGERING LIGHT PCPN ONGOING ON THE BACK SIDE OF THIS
SYSTEM. THE PCPN SHOULD GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THIS EVENING AS
THE SURFACE LOW PUSHES FURTHER EAST AND THE UPPER LEVEL VORT
WEAKENS.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM...CURRENTLY OVER NEVADA WILL LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
INTO THE REGION BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD PCPN
INTO THE CWA FROM THE SOUTHWEST. BASED ON THE LATEST MODEL
GUIDANCE...PCPN SHOULD REACH THE JAMES RIVER VALLEY DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS AND THE I-29 CORRIDOR AFTER 0Z WEDNESDAY. WITH THE
SURFACE AND UPPER LEVEL LOW SOUTH OF THIS CWA...INSTABILITY LOOKS RATHER
LIMITED. SREF PROBABILITY OF SEEING SURFACE BASE CAPE OF 500 J/KG
IS ZERO. GFS MU-CAPE VALUES ARE ALSO BEST SOUTH OF I-90 AS WELL.
THUS WILL MAINTAIN RAIN AS THE P-TYPE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO
TWO INCHES SEEMS POSSIBLE FROM TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
BASED ON SURFACE TEMPS AND THE HEIGHT OF -2C...HAVE INTRODUCED
SNOW IN THE NORTHCENTRAL PORTION OF THE CWA WEDNESDAY
NIGHT/THURSDAY MORNING. NO ACCUMULATING IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.


.LONG TERM...(THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 350 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

THE ACTIVE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EXTENDED PERIOD AS A
SERIES OF MID LEVEL SHORTWAVES TRACK ACROSS THE REGION. THE BEST
CHANCES WILL OCCUR ON THURSDAY AND AGAIN SATURDAY/SATURDAY NIGHT IN
ASSOCIATION WITH A COUPLE OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS TRACKING ACROSS
THE CENTRAL PLAINS. HAVE GONE WITH HIGH CHANCE POPS FOR THOSE
PERIODS...WITH SCHC/LOW CHC POPS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TIME.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD. HIGHS WILL
ONLY BE IN THE 40S ON THURSDAY...THEN MAINLY IN THE 50S OVER THE
WEEKEND BEFORE CLIMBING BACK TO THE LOWER 60S ON MONDAY. OVERNIGHT
LOWS WILL BE IN THE 30S THURSDAY NIGHT...AND MAY BE COOL ENOUGH
ACROSS THE NORTHWEST FOR THE PRECIPITATION TO BE SNOW FOR A TIME.
MID 30S TO LOWER 40S WILL BE COMMON FOR HIGHS THROUGH THE REST OF
THE PERIOD.


&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z TUESDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1226 PM CDT MON APR 25 2016

SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF THE
NORTHERN CWA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. IFR/MVFR CIGS WILL BE
COMMON ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. THERE MAY BE SOME
MVFR VSBYS IN FOG ACROSS THE EAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.


&&

.ABR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SD...NONE.
MN...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...SD
LONG TERM...PARKIN
AVIATION...PARKIN



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