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Area forecast discussion for western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming 
National Weather Service Rapid City South Dakota
354 am MST Friday Mar 6 2015

Short through Saturday night
issued at 200 am MST Friday Mar 6 2015

Upper ridge remains across the western Continental U.S....with northwest flow
across the northern plains. Increase in bl-850mb temperatures
support highs 5-10f warmer than yesterday. Will be
breezy...especially across northwest South Dakota. Fast moving
shortwave cross North Dakota late today. Main result will be
weak cold front slipping into far northwest South Dakota overnight.
Above average temperatures continue for Saturday. Next shortwave
clips northwest South Dakota Saturday night...with small threat
for -shra/-shsn in the far northwest.

Long term...Sunday through Thursday
issued at 200 am MST Friday Mar 6 2015

Dry and mild northwest flow aloft will remain across the region
Sunday into early next a broad upper level ridge over the
western Continental U.S. Slowly slides east into The Rockies. Temperatures will
generally be above average through the period. Highs will be in the
40s and 50s on Sunday...with 50s and 60s likely next week as the
ridge shifts farther east.


Aviation...for the 12z tafs through 12z Saturday morning
issued at 353 am MST Friday Mar 6 2015

VFR conditions are expected through tonight.


Unr watches/warnings/advisories...
South Dakota...none.


Short term...7
long term...pojorlie

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