Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FXUS63 KSGF 120602
AFDSGF

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1202 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Tuesday)
Issued at 125 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

A cold front will push of the area this evening ushering colder
temperatures back into the Ozarks region. Winds will remain gusty
through the evening before gradually subsiding.

Tuesday will be chilly as surface high pressure builds into the
area. Highs will generally range around 40 degrees.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday Night through Monday)
Issued at 125 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

The ongoing weather will persist the remainder of this week
through this weekend as our region remains under the influence of
a persistent northwesterly flow aloft. Dry cold frontal passages
will occur every couple of days resulting in fluctuating
temperatures and variable wind direction. Temperatures will range
from seasonably cold to mild.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Tuesday night)
Issued at 1131 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

KSGF/KJLN/KBBG tafs: VFR. Gusty northwest winds will continue in
the near term and then will slowly diminish somewhat and back to
the west and southwest late in the taf period.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued at 1120 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Winds have stayed up this evening, especially over the western
Ozarks Plateau in SW MO/Springfield area. Humidity has recovered
somewhat this evening, but ground fuels will remain dry with the
winds hampering the overnight humidity recovery.

Active fire weather days are ahead as we continue to see the
rapid progression of dry or nearly dry sfc cold fronts. Wednesday
and Saturday look like potential active days. Wednesday will see
another daytime frontal passage with mild afternoon temperatures
and high winds.

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Foster
LONG TERM...Foster
AVIATION...DSA


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