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FXUS63 KSGF 272023

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
323 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday Night)
Issued at 320 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

High pressure remains over the region with sunny skies and
temperatures in the middle 70s to around the 80 degree mark. Clear
skies will occur through tonight, but with a light southwesterly
wind lows will be slightly warmer tonight than it was last night.
Lows tonight will be in the lower to middle 50s.

An upper level and surface low currently located over the Great
Lake Region. The upper level low will sag south sending a cold
front through the area on Wednesday. A dry air mass is in place
across the area and will result in the front passing dry.

Winds will shift to the north behind the front and a cooler air
mass will spread into the area. Highs on Wednesday are expected to
top out in the upper 60s to the lower 70s with lows Wednesday
night dropping into the 40s.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Tuesday)
Issued at 320 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

Cooler conditions will prevail across the area through the end of
the week. Highs around the 70 degree mark will occur on both
Thursday and Friday afternoons as the upper level low slowly moves
through the region.

The upper level low will move off to the north by late this
weekend allowing highs in the upper 70s to the lower 80s to occur
by early next week. An upper level shortwave trough is then
expected to track through the region by the middle of next week,
bringing chances for showers to the area and if enough instability
develops if it can produce a few rumbles of thunder.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday afternoon)
Issued at 100 PM CDT Tue Sep 27 2016

For the KSGF, KJLN, and KBBG TAFs: VFR conditions are expected at
the TAF sites this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Winds will
be out of the west generally at 6 to 11kt this afternoon and will
decrease to less than 6kt this evening into tonight.

A cold front will then approach from the north Wednesday morning.
A dry air mass is in place and no precipitation is expected with
the front across the area. Winds will become morning northerly
behind the front by midday Wednesday.




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