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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
347 AM CDT Fri May 29 2020

.Discussion...
Issued at 337 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2020

Cooler and drier air mass is trickling into the area as a surface
ridge builds in. This has shunted most of the usable moisture to
the south of the area, which has helped keep skies clear and
visibility high across the immediate area. Expect skies to remain
clear today with temperatures a comfortable 75 degrees given the
relative dryness to the surface conditions. Saturday will bring
another comfortable, dry day, at least through the morning and
afternoon. The next appreciable chance for rain comes Saturday
evening into Saturday night as a weak shortwave trough rides
around the northeastern periphery of the mid level ridge building
into the western/central CONUS. This wave should be a quick mover,
and should affect mainly areas north of I-70. Impacts from this
system should be minimal, outside of perhaps some slight
aggravation of swollen local streams, especially those north of
I-70. The mid level pattern will continue to demonstrate the
building of a ridge, which should become more centered over the
immediate region by early next week. With a warm/moist air mass in
place and the better flow being shunted north of the area along
the perimeter of the ridge we should have a mostly dry and warm
forecast through next week. There could be some low end chances
for rain scattered through the week, but synoptically evident
impactful rain events look rather unlikely through the early part
of next week. There may be some signs of the ridge flattening out
a bit and a boundary sagging into the area mid to late week next
week, which if it occurs could bring a return to synoptically
evident rain chances for Wednesday and beyond.


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.Aviation...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Friday Night)
Issued at 1251 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2020

Patchy fog will be possible over the next couple hours, but
shouldn't be prevalent. Thereafter, expect VFR conditions to
prevail through the end of the forecast period.


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.EAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
KS...NONE.
MO...NONE.
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Discussion...Leighton
Aviation...Leighton
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