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FXUS63 KEAX 220851

351 AM CDT Mon Sep 22 2014

Issued at 350 AM CDT MON SEP 22 2014

Start making your outdoor plans for the coming week, cause it`s
going to be a nice one.

The weather story for much of the coming week will be one of
persistence as the broad ridge --currently residing over the
intermountain west-- shifts slowly east through next weekend. This
will keep the influence of a Pacific surface high as the dominate
weather feature across eastern Kansas and Missouri through much of
the work week. As a result expectations are that day to day
temperatures wont differ much unless due to cloud cover from
potential storms. Speaking of storms, still watching the cutoff
circulation spinning its way through the Great Basin under the
western ridge. Models continue to advertise this feature transiting
into the Plains later today as the prevailing westerlies begin to
open the closed circulation into an open wave. This could generate
some stormy activity Tuesday through Thursday as this feature moves
through the Plains. However, much of the focus for this expected
activity will be to our west, so have continued the trend of limiting
POPs to extreme northeast Kansas and far northwest Missouri for
Tuesday and into Wednesday.

Otherwise, expect temperates to range through the 70s most days of
the coming week, though the trend will be for upper 70s to around 80
by the end of the work week.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday Night)
Issued at 1151 PM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

VFR conditions mainly expected through the fcst cycle...however brief
VSBY restrictions may occur at STJ during the predawn hrs if
radiation fog develops. Considering the amount of uncertainty...have
maintained a tempo IFR mention after 9z to account for the
possibility. After daybreak...any restrictions will quickly be
history with VFR returning terminal-wide under light easterly winds.




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