Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 281937

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
237 PM CDT Wed Sep 28 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Thursday)
Issued at 200 PM CDT Wed Sep 28 2016

A cold front has push south through the area and is generally
located near the Arkansas Missouri border early this afternoon.
A cooler air mass is spreading south into the area behind the
front. Temperatures early this afternoon are ranging from the
middle 60s across central Missouri to the middle 70s across far
southern Missouri.

Lows tonight will drop into the middle 40s with some spots
dropping into the lower 40s tonight.

Highs on Thursday will again top out in the upper 60s to the lower
70s across the region.

No rain will occur across the area today through Thursday.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday Night through Wednesday)
Issued at 200 PM CDT Wed Sep 28 2016

An upper level low currently spreading south out of the Great
Lakes region will continue to slide south over the area Thursday
and remain over the area through Saturday. Clouds will increase
across the area, especailly central Missouri and the eastern
Ozarks closer to the low. Overall, the rain chances will be low. A few
sprinkles may be possible closer to the low across central
Missouri but most location should remain dry. Highs in the upper
60s to the middle 70s will occur through Saturday as the low is
over the region.

The upper level low will lead spread to the northeast last this
weekend into early next week. A slight warming trend will occur
behind the low with highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s expected
Sunday into early next week.

An upper level trough will then track across the region by the
middle of next week bringing the next chances for showers and
storms to the area.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Thursday afternoon)
Issued at 1157 AM CDT Wed Sep 28 2016

Large upper low over northern Indiana will continue to slowly
drift south. A surface cold front has pushed through today, mainly
changing the wind direction and allowing for some cold air
advection to take place. Aviation-wise, we should continue with
VFR conditions through the period and steady/gusty northerly winds
diminishing after sunset.




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