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FXUS63 KSGF 191725

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1225 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Updated for 18Z Aviation Discussion..

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 142 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Canadian high pressure will continue to build in across the
Midwest today. Northerly winds will remain 10 to 15 mph today but
slowly relax by this evening and overnight. Lighter winds and
clear skies will allow for temperatures to fall into the lower and
middle 30s once again. Areas to widespread frost will be likely
and we will issue another frost advisory for those with sensitive
plants outside.

.LONG TERM...(Friday through Wednesday)
Issued at 142 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Southeasterly winds return Friday ahead of our next storm system.
A large upper level low pressure system will move out of the Four
Corners Region into the southern Plains this weekend. Rain showers
will begin to impact the area from west to east Saturday afternoon
and evening. Rain looks likely Saturday night across southern
Missouri lingering into Sunday. The slow moving upper level low
will exit the region Sunday night and Monday. We will be in
between weather systems for early next week with nicer weather.
Temperatures will return to seasonably mild conditions. Another
weak cold front will try to move through Tuesday night into
Wednesday which may bring a slight chance of a shower.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Friday afternoon)
Issued at 1225 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Surface high pressure will build into the region through tonight.
This will lead to VFR flight conditions through the TAF period.
Cumulus, with bases near 5K feet will dissipate this evening with
mainly clear skies expected overnight into Friday morning.


MO...Frost Advisory from 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Friday for MOZ055>058-

KS...Frost Advisory from 1 AM to 9 AM CDT Friday for KSZ073-097-101.



SHORT TERM...Griffin
LONG TERM...Griffin
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