Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FXUS63 KEAX 011730
AFDEAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
1230 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
Issued at 237 AM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

Generally quiet weather continues for the rest of the week with a
persistent upper level trough over the West Coast and downstream
ridging over the eastern U.S. This will keep the primary flow of
Pacific moisture and precipitation chances streaming across the
southwest states and into the High Plains and Upper Mississippi
Valley. Some of this activity could brush far northwest Missouri Weds
and Weds night, otherwise precipitation chances will stay well to our
west and northwest through the week. Continued SSW low-level flow
will mean very little change in 850 hPa temperatures through the
week, and a broken-record-like forecast with highs near 90 each day.

The upper ridge will eventually break down a bit by Monday or Tuesday
next week, gradually allowing a cold front to sag into the region.
This will bring the only decent chance for precipitation for the next
7 days, although models continue to trend a bit slower and further
north with this system.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday Afternoon)
Issued at 1229 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

Slightly stronger southerly winds with some gusts across northwest
MO this afternoon. Weak disturbance aloft moving across NE tonight
could allow some high based showers and thunderstorms to graze far
northwest MO/northeast KS early Wednesday morning. Higher based
debris cloudiness could spill southward into west central MO.


&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...Hawblitzel
AVIATION...MJ



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.