Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FXUS63 KUNR 271644

Area Forecast Discussion For Western SD and Northeastern WY
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
1044 AM MDT Tue Sep 27 2016

.SHORT TERM...(Today Through Wednesday Night)
Issued at 206 AM MDT Tue Sep 27 2016

Water vapor shows upper ridge extending through the nrn rockies
and nrn plains. At the sfc...high is located over the wrn Dakotas.

Sunny skies and dry conditions will continue through Wednesday
with upper ridge in place over the region. Temps will be in the
mid 70s to mid 80s today, and a bit cooler on Wednesday as
easterly bl flow develops.

.LONG TERM...(Thursday Through Monday)
Issued at 206 AM MDT Tue Sep 27 2016

Upper ridge axis will cross the region Thursday with southwest
flow then developing. This will bring continued mainly dry
weather to the area through the end of the work week. Increasing
moisture across the Northern Plains and a more active SW flow will
bring chances for showers and thunderstorms mainly later in the
weekend. Models have disagreements on how this next system will
cross the nrn CONUS...but cooler weather is expected toward the
beginning of next week.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS Through 18Z Wednesday)
Issued At 1044 AM MDT Tue Sep 27 2016

VFR conditions are expected through the forecast period.




SHORT TERM...Johnson
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