Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
550 PM CST Mon Dec 11 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 00Z TAFS through 00Z Tuesday evening)
Issued at 541 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

KSGF/KJLN/KBBG tafs: Gusty, but somewhat diminishing, northwest
winds will occur early in the taf period with vfr conditions as
low pressure over the OH Vly shifts off to the east.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
Issued at 120 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

Winds will shift the west and northwest this afternoon as a dry
cold front pushes southeast across the region. The colder air
mass lag behind this system allowing for afternoon highs to reach
the upper 50s to the middle 60s. The airmass will be very dry
with afternoon humidity values ranging from around 15 to near 25
percent. Meanwhile winds will increase this afternoon with gusts
of 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts to around 35 mph possible.
Conditions will only gradually improve tonight as gust winds
persist.

Red Flag conditions are expected to be met today. A Red Flag
Warning will be in effect from 10am to 6pm today for the entire
area.

&&

.SGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
MO...Red Flag Warning until 6 PM CST this evening for MOZ055>058-
     066>071-077>082-088>097-101>105.

KS...Red Flag Warning until 6 PM CST this evening for KSZ073-097-101.

&&

$$

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



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