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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
229 PM CDT Thu Jul 31 2014

Discussion...
issued at 216 PM CDT Thursday Jul 31 2014

In the short term, there is a weak disturbance currently located over
eastern NE that will work into the County Warning Area later tonight. This may allow
for widely scattered light showers and perhaps an isolated
thunderstorm to develop over our far northeast zones. The wave is
associated with the outer circulation of an upper level low parked
near the lower Hudson Bay. Another wave is progged to move through
the County Warning Area tomorrow and that too may allow for the development of light
widely scattered showers and an isolated thunderstorm... very hit and
miss precip-wise.

Warmer and dry weather is in store for the weekend and into next week
as a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west. Temperatures
should return to normal values by Mon into Wednesday. On Wednesday a trough will
work in from the northern plains ushering in a cold front. The front
should serve as the focus for precip late Wednesday into Wednesday night and threshold
followed by a return of below normal temperatures.

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Aviation...(for the 18z tafs through 18z Friday afternoon)
issued at 1227 PM CDT Thursday Jul 31 2014

VFR ceilings and visible are expected through the period. Diurnal cumulus have
developed and should continue to near sunset before clearing away.
The sfc winds should remain light and variable through the day and
evening with light southerly winds developing tomorrow.



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Eax watches/warnings/advisories...
Kansas...none.
MO...none.
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