Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 210733

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
233 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...Rain Likely Late Today Through Sunday...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 227 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

There are no changes in the forecast with this update. A slow
moving upper level low pressure system will continue to move
across the souther Plains and eventually across the Deep South
Region. Rain showers will gradually spread from west to east later
today into this evening with rain likely for most locations by
tonight through Sunday. Average total rainfall amounts will be
less across central Missouri and more across across far southern
Missouri where up to an inch or a little more than an inch is
likely. At this time, we don`t expect any hydro issues.
Temperatures will be seasonably cool this weekend with the added
cloud cover and rainfall.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday through Friday)
Issued at 227 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Rain likely ongoing for much of southern Missouri during the day
on Sunday with a gradual shift to scattered showers by late in
the day. The system finally moves out of the region by early on
Monday. Another cold front heads our way by Tuesday night into
earl Wednesday with a change for a few showers. Temperatures will
be seasonably mild to just slightly below average for most of next


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Saturday night)

Pilots flying in and out of the southwest Missouri airports can
expect VFR conditions through tonight and much of tomorrow

Rain is expected to eventually move in tomorrow afternoon and
evening.  This activity will continue into Sunday as well.

Otherwise look for east southeast through most of the 24 hour TAF

Safe Travels.




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