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FXUS63 KIWX 240716

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
316 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

Issued at 312 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

High pressure will continue to provide quiet weather this weekend.
Highs today will reach the mid to upper 70s, with highs near 80
degrees on Sunday. Lows tonight will drop into the 50s. Chances
for showers and thunderstorms then return Monday into Tuesday.


.SHORT TERM...(Today through Sunday)
Issued at 312 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

The local area will remain in stable/dry regime on the southern
fringe of expansive low level anticylcone working east through the
Great Lakes and Northeast. Airmass will continue to gradually
moderate otherwise with highs in the mid 70s today, and up near 80
degrees Sunday.


.LONG TERM...(Sunday Night through Friday)
Issued at 312 AM EDT Sat Aug 24 2019

Ridging will exit east while lead shortwave energy emerges into the
Mid MS Valley and Lower Great Lakes late Sunday night into Monday.
Excellent low level moisture transport in ramping southerly flow
will help initiate increasing rain chances as a warm front lifts
into the area during this time. Instability appears somewhat
limited by cloud cover resulting in only chance wording for

Northeast pacific upper jet does eventually allow a 5H negative
height minimum to develop into Ontario by mid-week. This process
and undercutting shortwave energy will force a cold front through
the local area later Monday night into Tuesday with additional
chances for showers and thunderstorms. Mainly dry and seasonable
then post-frontal mid-late week.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Saturday Night)
Issued at 1138 PM EDT Fri Aug 23 2019

Surface ridge remains planted across the Upper Great Lakes
assuring VFR conditions across northern Indiana throughout the
forecast period.




SHORT TERM...Steinwedel
LONG TERM...Steinwedel

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