Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
605 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...00z Aviation Update...

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Friday)
Issued at 146 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

There are no major changes with this latest forecast update. Low
level moisture from the tropical system moving in across the
Ozarks Region. Afternoon radar shows a slight up tick in spotty
showers developing and moving in from the south and southeast.
There will be widely scattered rain chances and maybe a few
lightning strikes south of I-44 through this evening with the
best potential over south central Missouri tonight. The main
tropical system and heavy rainfall threat will stay to our south
and east through tomorrow.

A cold front will move into the area by sunrise Friday morning and
sweep through the area by Friday afternoon. There will be a better
chances for scattered showers and storms along the front from late
Friday morning into early Friday afternoon. No severe weather is
expected at this time.

.LONG TERM...(Friday Night through Thursday)
Issued at 146 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

Skies will clear from north to south Friday evening. Much drier
airmass will filter into the region this weekend with very nice
temperatures along with high pressure. The weather this weekend
will be gorgeous! Skies will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy.
Highs will be in the middle 70s to lower 80s with low humidity.
Overnight lows will be in the lower to middle 50s this weekend.
This nice weather will continue into early next week.

Southerly winds, humidity, and increase in temperatures will
slowly return by next Tuesday and Wednesday. Another storm system
will begin to affect the region with rain chances by the middle of
next week.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Friday evening)
Issued at 604 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

Mostly cloudy (VFR/MVFR) skies expected through much of this TAF
period. The question is will any rainfall make it into the region
as moisture from the remnants of Cindy moves northward into the
midsouth region. BBG has the greatest potential for rainfall,
however, even that looks to be isolated at this time. Some signal
for IFR visibilities for BBG Friday morning also.

Additional scattered showers and storms will be possible through
the morning and afternoon, however, things should begin clearing
out toward the end of the period. Winds should stay around or less
than 10kts transitioning to a more northerly direction behind a
cold frontal boundary that should move through during the day
Friday.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
AVIATION...Frye



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