Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KGRB 160347

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
1047 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

Updated aviation portion for 06Z TAF issuance

.SHORT TERM...Tonight and Friday
Issued at 243 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

Satellite showed that clouds had cleared all but parts of far
eastern WI this afternoon. North to northwest winds were gusting
to 15 to 20 knots, but are expected to subside by sunset. Clear
skies and light winds will allow temperatures to plummet
overnight. Expect lows to range from around zero in far north
central WI to the teens in the Fox Valley and lakeshore areas.

Sunny skies should boost temperatures into the upper 30s and lower
40s on Friday, with onshore winds resulting in slightly cooler
readings near the lakeshore.

.LONG TERM...Friday Night Through Thursday
Issued at 243 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

Canadian high pressure will keep the forecast area dry through
the weekend. A back door cold front will sag south across the
region on Sunday/Sunday night, with an associated increase in
cloud cover. Ahead of the front, temperatures will moderate,
with highs in the 40s and lower 50s over the weekend.

Mostly cloudy, cooler and blustery conditions are anticipated
early next work week, as a significant low pressure system tracks
well to our south. Gusty northeast winds are expected in the Fox
Valley and lakeshore areas. High temperatures will settle back
into the 30s and lower 40s.

Precipitation chances are low through the extended period, but
there may be a chance of light snow showers or flurries as an
upper level trof passes through midweek. However, Canadian high
pressure should reestablish itself over the region by Thursday.

.AVIATION...for 06Z TAF Issuance
Issued at 1047 PM CDT Thu Mar 15 2018

Clouds and snow flurries could move across far
northern Door county tonight, but otherwise it should be clear
tonight through Friday with light surface winds. Nice flying
weather is expected Saturday as well.



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