Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS63 KSGF 021108 AFDSGF Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Springfield MO 508 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021 .SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight) Issued at 214 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021 Another mild day is in store for the region today as nearly full sun is expected through the day. An area of low pressure will move south of the area today which may bring some cloud cover to areas along the Arkansas line, maybe even a sprinkle or two, but most areas will remain cloud free and dry. Temperatures will climb into the middle to upper 50s this afternoon with southerly winds. For tonight, morning lows will remain above the freezing mark for most with middle 30s common. .LONG TERM...(Wednesday through Monday) Issued at 214 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021 Upper level ridging and high pressure will work to keep the middle of the week rather nice with highs in the 60s Wednesday and Thursday. Models continue to show a trough and weak system moving into the area Friday with light rain possible. The models have been uncertain on this however, and will continue to watch it through the week. Regardless, rain will be light with the moisture being Pacific in nature. Another ridge moves over the region for the weekend which should make for a pleasant few days. The upper level flow then becomes southwesterly Sunday evening into early next week which may allow some activity towards the middle of next week. && .AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Wednesday morning) Issued at 506 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021 Sunny skies, light and variable surface winds and good visibilities will make for a VFR fight day across the Ozarks Region. && .SGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... MO...NONE. KS...NONE. && $$ SHORT TERM...Hatch LONG TERM...Hatch AVIATION...Hatch

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