Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FXUS63 KUNR 182252
AFDUNR

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION FOR WESTERN SD AND NORTHEASTERN WY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
452 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.SHORT TERM...THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
ISSUED AT 240 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

UPPER RIDGING CONTINUES ACROSS THE WRN TWO THIRDS OF THE CONUS WITH
VERY QUIET WEATHER OVER THE REGION. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE HAS
SHIFTED INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST WITH BREEZY SRLY RETURN FLOW OVER THE
WRN SD PLAINS. WARM AIR ADVECTION WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH LOWS IN
THE MID 30S TO MID 40S. A SHORTWAVE NOW OVER THE NRN ROCKIES WILL
CROSS THE CWA TONIGHT BRINGING MID/HIGH CLOUDS. SKIES WILL CLEAR OUT
BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. MAX TEMPS WILL REACH THE MID 60S TO MID
70S...WITH THE WARMER SPOTS OVER THE WRN SD PLAINS.


&&

.LONG TERM...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
ISSUED AT 240 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

UPPER RIDGE WILL BE LOCATED ACROSS THE DAKOTAS ON MONDAY AS TROF
MOVES INTO THE WESTERN CONUS. UPPER TROF SLIDES THROUGH THE PLAINS
WEDNESDAY...WITH A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS. RIDGE REBUILDS ACROSS
THE AREA FOR THE END OF THE WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL ABOVE
AVERAGE THROUGH THE WEEK. COOLEST DAY WILL BE WEDNESDAY WITH
CLOUDS/SHOWERS.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z SUNDAY EVENING)
ISSUED AT 448 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. A SFC TROUGH WILL
PUSH THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT...WITH WINDS VEERING NORTHERLY
BEHIND THE TROUGH.

&&

.UNR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
SD...NONE.
WY...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...13
LONG TERM...JOHNSON
AVIATION...JC






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