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National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
issued by National Weather Service Lincoln Illinois
228 PM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

Short term... (through late Thursday night)
issued at 228 PM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

A dry cold front will slide across the region this evening with
enough cloud cover so that temps only drop into the mid 20s
overnight. Then a high pressure ridge will approach the area with
light winds and some clouds, though decreasing Thursday night as
the ridge axis gets into the County Warning Area.


Long term... (friday through next wednesday)
issued at 228 PM CST Wed Nov 13 2019

As the ridge moves off to the east and northeast, southerly winds
will return for the weekend and bring a warming trend to the area
through the weekend and into the beginning of next week. Dry
weather is expected Friday through Tuesday as well. A couple of
troughs will quickly move across the northern plains the beginning
of next week, but the middle of next week, Wednesday, is when the
better chances of precip returns to the the form of
rain. Temps will warm through the period as well, with mid 40s
expected Saturday and sunday; reaching into the 50s by Monday and



Aviation... (for the 18z tafs through 18z Thursday afternoon)
issued at 1130 am CST Wed Nov 13 2019

VFR conditions will continue at all taf sites this afternoon with
scattered mid clouds around 10kft moving southeast across the
sites this afternoon through this evening. After a brief return to
cirrus, lower clouds around 5kft will advect over the sites as a
front most through. Then expecting MVFR clouds around 2.5kft
during the morning hours at uin and cou. Sus and cps will not see
MVFR cigs til around 18z. Winds will be southerly with some gusts
til late afternoon/evening. Light winds expected tonight through
overnight. As front moves through the sites, winds become
northwest at less than 10kts.

Specifics for kstl: VFR through until around 18z tomorrow when
MVFR cigs around 2.5kft move over the area. Expecting mid clouds
around 12kft this evening with a brief return to cirrus later
tonight. Lower cigs around 5kft are expected around 12z, followed
by MVFR cigs around noon. Winds will be southerly with some gusts
to 20kts this afternoon, then becoming lighter this evening and
overnight. Winds become westerly around 12z as the front
approaches, then northwest around 18z.



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