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National Weather Service Springfield MO
328 PM CDT Sat Oct 25 2014

Short term...(this evening through monday)
issued at 328 PM CDT Sat Oct 25 2014

An upper level ridge that is currently over the plains will
continue to slide east and over the region on Sunday. Southerly
winds will increase and be breezy on both Sunday and Monday. Wind
gust up to 30 mph will be possible both days across mainly
southeastern Kansas and the Western Ozarks both afternoons.

Highs will be slightly warmer Sunday than those occurring this
afternoon, as they warm into the middle 80s with the ridge
overhead. The ridge will then start to slide east of the area on
Monday as an upper level trough pushes into the plains.
Temperatures will still be well above normal as they warm into the
upper 70s to lower 80s.

Long term...(monday night through saturday)
issued at 328 PM CDT Sat Oct 25 2014

The upper level trough and a surface cold front will push to the
southeast through the area late Monday evening into Tuesday.
Showers are expected to develop along and behind the front as it
pushes through the region. There will be enough instability for
some embedded rumbles of thunder within the showers. No severe
weather is expected. The rain will push south of the area Tuesday
afternoon.

A more seasonable airmass for late October will spread into the
region behind the front for the middle portions of the week. Highs
in the 60s and lows in the 40s can be expected Tuesday through
Thursday.

Another upper level trough will push through the region late in
the week into next weekend. At this time not expected much in the
way of any rain with this system as there will not be a lot of
moisture to work with. This system is expected to bring an even
cooler airmass to the region for next weekend.

&&

Aviation...(for the 18z tafs through 18z Sunday afternoon)
issued at 1153 am CDT Sat Oct 25 2014

VFR conditions are expected through the forecast period. Light west
winds this afternoon are expected to back overnight to a more
southerly direction by daybreak and increase in speed towards the
end of the taf period. With gradual increase in wind speed around day
break...the atmosphere should remain mixed enough to preclude any
fog development.



&&

Climate...
issued at 328 PM CDT Sat Oct 25 2014

Record high temperatures this weekend:

10/25 10/26
today(sat) sun

Sgf 85/1939 86/1891
jln 87/1944 87/1950
Uno 83/1952 84/1950
vih 83/1902 84/1952

&&

Sgf watches/warnings/advisories...
MO...none.
Kansas...none.
&&

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Short term...wise
long term...wise
aviation...gaede
climate...wise

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