Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 240502

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1202 AM CDT Mon Oct 24 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday night)

It was another spectacular day over extreme southeast Kansas and
the Missouri Ozarks. Temperatures warmed into the 70s under sunny
skies and light breezes. Fair weather will continue into tonight
as temperatures drop into the upper 40s and lower 50s. So there is
no chances for frost tonight.

We`re currently monitoring moisture pooling into the western Gulf
of Mexico. Some of the buoys and coastal observations were
measuring dew points approaching the middle 60s. This moisture
will attempt to transport back into the eastern Plains and Ozarks
Region prior to late Tuesday night and Wednesday`s storm system.

This system will likely trigger scattered showers and
thunderstorms. At this time, moisture return looks too thin for
any substantial instability that would result in organized

Storms should exit southern Missouri Wednesday evening or night.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Saturday)

Next weekend looks incredible for outdoor activities across the
Ozarks. Despite the Pacific frontal passage on Wednesday,
temperatures will rebound back into the 70s on Thursday. This will
occur in response to another building ridge of high pressure over
the nation`s midsection.

This ridge will persist through next weekend with highs well into
the 70s on Friday and Saturday as well.

So far there doesn`t appear to be much of a frost or freeze risk
through the seven day forecast. Overnight lows are expected to be
in the 50s on a nightly basis.

No precipitation chances for the Thursday through Saturday period.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday night)
Issued at 1158 PM CDT Sun Oct 23 2016

VFR conditions will persist through Monday evening. There is still
a low-end threat for some fog to develop across parts of southern
Missouri as a weak frontal boundary moves in from the north. At
this time, it appears that any fog would remain just north of the
Springfield and Joplin aerodromes. Light and variable winds
tonight will become light out of the east on Monday.




LONG TERM...Cramer
AVIATION...Schaumann is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.