Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 221130

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

...Update to Aviation for 12Z TAFS...

.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 12Z TAFS through 12Z Monday morning)
Issued at 530 AM CST Sun Jan 22 2017

An area of low pressure is located across northeastern Oklahoma
and northwestern Arkansas early this morning. Showers have
developed across the area north of the Low. A larger area of
widespread rain is located closer to the low to the south. As the
low tracks east this morning the rain will spread north across
southern Missouri into early this afternoon. MVFR to IFR
conditions can be expected within the rain.

Gusty northerly winds will develop today and continue into this
evening. Ceilings will improve this afternoon, but should lower
again tonight.




SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
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