Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
344 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 328 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

High pressure will move later today. This will bring a clearing of
skies from west to east. It will be breezy today across the James
Valley as the pressure gradient steepens ahead of the approaching
high pressure center.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday through Monday)
Issued at 328 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

The extended will generally remain below normal for temperatures
with limited precipitation. An upper low across southern Canada
will pull a cold front through western North Dakota Wednesday
Afternoon. Scattered showers will form along the cold front. CAPE
will be limited but zero to 6 km shear sufficient to support a
few thunderstorms along the front.

There will be lingering showers across the north and east
Thursday. Friday through Memorial Day will see spotty showers but
not anything widespread. Highs through the weekend into Memorial
Day period mostly in the 60s to lower 70s.


&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday night)
Issued at 1226 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

MVFR cigs will affect primarily the James River Valley region
through early afternoon before improving to VFR. Otherwise...VFR
conditions are expected.


&&

.BIS WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
Frost Advisory until 10 AM CDT /9 AM MDT/ this morning for
NDZ001>003-009>011-017>021-031>034-040>044.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM...AJ
LONG TERM...AJ
AVIATION...JJS



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