Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 200528

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1228 AM CDT Thu Oct 20 2016

...06z Aviation Update...

.SHORT TERM...(Tonight and Thursday)
Issued at 215 PM CDT Wed Oct 19 2016

The cold front will begin a steady push to the southeast across
the region this evening as the upper level trough swings east.
Showers and thunderstorms will accompany the frontal passage and
linger behind the surface front. The activity will taper off from
the west later tonight as the 850 MB front pushes to the southeast
with most activity moving to our east by daybreak Thursday. A drier
and cooler airmass will overspread the region Thursday.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday Night through Wednesday)
Issued at 215 PM CDT Wed Oct 19 2016

Seasonably cool temperatures can be expected heading into late
week as surface high pressure builds into the area and the region
comes under the influence of a northwesterly flow aloft.

A warming trend will return this weekend into early next week as
an upper level ridge builds back across the region. Dry weather
will persist until the middle or later part of next week.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Thursday night)
Issued at 1219 AM CDT Thu Oct 20 2016

Showers and T`storms will continue to push eastward through the
overnight and early morning hours. Rain should be well east of the
terminals by sunrise. A northerly flow can be expected through
this cycle. Cloud cover is expected to hang tough through much of
the morning and into the afternoon. IFR conditions are expected
for BBG and SGF through at least mid morning. Otherwise MVFR
conditions are expected until late afternoon or early evening when
some clearing will finally take place across the area.




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