Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KSGF 200747

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
247 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Milder Today Followed By Showers Likely Saturday Evening
Through Sunday...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 218 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

After a cool start this morning, we will see milder temperatures
this afternoon with most areas reaching at least the lower 60s.
Southerly winds will return today between 10 and 15 mph. Clouds
will be on the later in the day and tonight. We are watching a
slow moving storm system over the Four Corners region which will
impact our weather this weekend but we will remain dry today and

.LONG TERM...(Saturday through Thursday)
Issued at 218 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

An upper level low pressure system will be moving out into the
Central Plains region on Saturday. We should see a shield of
showers just on our door step to our west by Saturday morning
slowly advancing in our direction. Showers will start impacting
the western areas by midday or afternoon as well as slowly
advancing eastward. Rain will become likely area wide for Saturday
night into Sunday. Average rainfall totals will be between half an
inch to one inch. The storm system finally exits the region early
on Monday.

Monday and Tuesday look like fairly nice days with seasonably mild
temperatures along with a mixture of sun and clouds. A weak cool
front will move through Tuesday night or Wednesday and bring a
chance for a few showers. Seasonable weather will continue through
end of next week with no hazardous or significant weather
expected over the next 7 days.


.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday night)
Issued at 1124 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

VFR conditions are expected across the area tonight and through
the day Friday. Surface high pressure is currently moving across
the region. As a result light and variable winds will occur
overnight. Winds will become southeasterly during the day Friday.


MO...Frost Advisory until 9 AM CDT this morning for MOZ055>058-

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



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