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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Springfield MO
203 PM CST Fri Dec 6 2019

Short term...(this evening through sunday)
issued at 132 PM CST Fri Dec 6 2019

Surface high pressure was moving into the area as ridging is
taking place in the upper levels. Winds will continue to wane as
clouds dissipate into this evening. With clear skies and light
winds...will need to monitor for possible fog development
overnight. Right appears that there could be some patchy
fog in the lakes area along the Missouri-Arkansas border.

High pressure over the area will allow temperatures to moderate
over the weekend as warm air advection takes place with southerly
winds. Highs on Saturday will climb to the low to mid 50s with
highs Sunday in the mid to upper 50s.

Long term...(sunday night through friday)
issued at 132 PM CST Fri Dec 6 2019

The upper level pattern then begins to transition from a zonal to
more of a split flow pattern. By Monday morning...a cold front
begins to approach the area and will move through during the day.
Scattered rain and showers will be possible from late Sunday night
into Monday evening. However...rainfall amounts look to be very
light at this time.

Behind this is a cold Canadian air mass that will drop
temperatures back below seasonal normals. Overnight wind chill
temperatures will drop into the teens. Tuesday looks to be the
coldest day of the period with highs from the mid 30s to the lower
40s. By the surface high pressure pushes off to the
east...temperatures will once again moderate back towards
seasonal normals.


Aviation...(for the 18z tafs through 18z Saturday afternoon)
issued at 1104 am CST Fri Dec 6 2019

MVFR ceilings making their way southward this morning appear to be
dissipating as they attempt to move over the Ozark Plateau. MVFR
ceilings will persist in the ksgf/kjln terminal areas through mid
to late afternoon...but does not appear at this time that they
will make it into the kbbg terminal area.

Clouds should move southward and dissipate by early evening.
Expect clear skies and light winds overnight. May also see some
MVFR visibilities in the kbbg area around sunrise due to patchy
fog around the lakes.


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