Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FXUS63 KSGF 220912
AFDSGF

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
312 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

...Rain Likely This Morning...Mild Temperatures Starting Off This
Week...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 302 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

Wet weather for much of the area this morning as a storm system
moves across the area. There have been a few rumbles of thunder
but no severe weather is expected. Total rainfall with this system
will range from a half an inch to up to one inch possible.
Temperatures will hold steady and slowly fall during the day as
gusty northwest winds kick in. Considerable cloudiness will
lingering through this evening with gradual clearing from west to
east overnight.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 302 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

Slight upper level ridging will move in Monday and Tuesday with
mild weather expected. Temperatures will approach the lower to mid
60s again on Tuesday with gusty southerly winds up to 30 mph. A
strong upper level wave will move across the Midwest Tuesday night
into Wednesday which will bring a cold front through the area.
Colder but seasonable weather will return for late in the week
with a deep trough across the eastern half of the U.S. No precip
appears to be in the forecast for the end of the week.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1103 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

Low was still back to the southwest over the TX panhandle/west OK
late this evening and will eventually track east to our south
tonight/Sunday. Ceilings will lower, especially by Sunday morning
and rain should continue to fill in over the area. Will likely go
IFR towards morning at the TAF sites and not really improve much
until late in the afternoon.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
AVIATION...Lindenberg



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