Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 211025

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

...12z Aviation Forecast Update...

.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 12Z TAFS through 12Z Sunday morning)
Issued at 511 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Pilot can expected rainy and wet conditions moving into the Ozarks
Region later today into tonight. VFR conditions will become MVFR
by this evening and overnight. There is some potential for IFR
ceilings late in the TAF period but confidence is low at this
time. Winds will be easterly with some gusts up to 20 knots for
SGF today. Winds will remain easterly tonight between 10 and 15




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