595  
FXUS63 KSGF 220716  
AFDSGF  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO  
216 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
SHORT TERM
 
(TODAY AND TONIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 200 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
HIGH PRESSURE WAS MOVING EAST OF THE OZARKS BUT WILL CONTINUE TO  
KEEP CLEAR SKIES AND MILD TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION TODAY  
AND THROUGH TONIGHT. SURFACE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND SOUTHERLY  
TODAY AS A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS ACROSS THE CENTRAL  
PLAINS.  
 
CONTINUED CLEAR SKIES TONIGHT ARE EXPECTED WITH SOUTH WINDS  
HELPING TO KEEP OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES IN THE 40S.  
   
LONG TERM
 
(TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY)  
ISSUED AT 200 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
QUITE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE COMING WEEK WITH  
AN OVERALL DRY PATTERN IN PLACE ACROSS THE PLAINS AND THE OZARKS.  
A WEAK SYSTEM MAY BRING SOME VERY LIGHT SHOWERS TO THE AREA BY  
THURSDAY MORNING. THE SYSTEM ON THURSDAY WILL NOT BE WIDESPREAD  
WITH MOST AREAS LIKELY REMAINING DRY.  
 
AN UPPER LEVEL LONG WAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COUNTY BY THE  
END OF THE WEEK AND BRING A BETTER CHANCE FOR RAIN TO THE REGION  
LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING. AGAIN, RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO  
BE ON THE LIGHT SIDE WITH THIS SYSTEM AS IT MOVES QUICKLY ACROSS  
THE AREA.  
 
TEMPERATURES TO START THE WEEK WILL BE IN THE 60S BUT WILL  
MODERATE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S BY  
WEEKS END. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW  
SEASONABLE NORMALS WITH READING IN THE MIDDLE 40S TO UPPER 30S.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z MONDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1137 PM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018  
 
KSGF/KJLN/KBBG TAFS: SFC HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND FROM THE  
ARKLATEX REGION TO THE CAROLINAS WHILE A WEAK TROUGH EXTENDS FROM  
THE GREAT LAKES TO CENTRAL KS. A DRY S-SW SFC FLOW WILL CONTINUE  
WITH VFR CONDITIONS.  
 

 
   
SGF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
MO...FROST ADVISORY UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR MOZ097-098-105-  
106.  
 
KS...NONE.  

 
 

 
 
SHORT TERM...HATCH  
LONG TERM...HATCH  
AVIATION...DSA  
 
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