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FXUS63 KSGF 191045

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
545 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...12z Aviation Forecast Update...

.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 12Z TAFS through 12Z Friday morning)
Issued at 542 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

VFR conditions will continue over the next 24 hours. A band of
broken clouds around 3500 feet will move through the TAF sites
this morning for a couple hours with no impacts. Winds will
remain northerly today with a few gusts up to 15 or 20 knots for
SGF and BBG. Winds will relax tonight 5 knots or less.


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

     Frost Advisory until 9 AM CDT this morning for MOZ055-066>068-

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

     Frost Advisory until 9 AM CDT this morning for KSZ073-097-101.



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.