Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FXUS63 KSGF 151910
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
210 PM CDT Sat Jul 15 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This Evening through Sunday)
Issued at 210 PM CDT Sat Jul 15 2017

Warm conditions continue across the region this afternoon, with
temperatures topping out in the mid 80s to low 90s. Humidity
levels are more variable today, with drier air working its way
south across Mid Missouri and the eastern Ozarks. Further south
and west, dewpoints remain in the low to mid 70s.

A short-lived shower or thunderstorm is possible across the White
River Valley this afternoon, but the vast majority of the area
will remain dry.

Lows tonight will range from the low 60s east to around 70 west.

Sunday looks very similar to today, with highs within a degree or
two of 90 degrees.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday Night through Saturday)
Issued at 210 PM CDT Sat Jul 15 2017

The coming workweek will feature the warmest temperatures of the
summer thus far, with highs solidly reaching the mid 90s area-
wide, with a few areas across Central Missouri approaching the
upper 90s. Heat indices look to be between 98 and 103 degrees each
day, with several days of readings between 105 and 107 during the
heart of the week. A Heat Advisory seems probable for a good
chunk of the area by mid week.

With a strong ridge building overhead through the week,
precipitation chances look quite low through at least the end of
the workweek. By next weekend, the ridge may start to retrograde
back to the west, which could yield a slight increase in
precipitation chances. In general though, the week looks hot and
dry.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday afternoon)
Issued at 1214 PM CDT Sat Jul 15 2017

Typical summertime conditions are expected at the terminals over
the next 24 hours, with light winds and diurnally driven cu
development during the late morning and afternoon hours. The only
hazard that is currently expected will be fog/stratus development
again tonight at BBG...a period of IFR seems probably at this
location early tomorrow morning.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Boxell
LONG TERM...Boxell
AVIATION...Boxell



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