Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
333 PM CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

.SHORT TERM:  (Through Late Tonight)
Issued at 324 PM CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

The severe weather threat has failed to materialize thus far due
to what appears to be a lack of robust buoyancy owing to marginal
boundary layer moisture and heating. There is a narrow window and
zone with some limited potential for the next few hours, roughly
immediately south of St. Louis and east of Farmington through
extreme southwest Illinois where the lead surface low and
convergence zone is located. This zone will also close quickly as
the lead low migrates e/se and winds shift to the north and west
behind the low. Showers and some isolated thunder will linger into
the early evening from St. Louis south/east but as alluded to the
severe threat should be over by 23z. High pressure and cooler air
will settle into the region for the remainder of the night with
north-northeast winds. Any precipitation beyond the ongoing should
be isolated-patchy in nature. It appears some clearing of the
stratus will commence across northeast Missouri and west central
IL after 09z as northeast winds advect drier air into the area.

Glass

.LONG TERM:  (Sunday through Next Saturday)
Issued at 324 PM CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

Temporarily delayed

Glass

&&

.AVIATION:  (For the 18z TAFs through 18z Sunday Afternoon)
Issued at 1253 PM CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

Quick aviation update as storms are developing on radar attm.
Generally expect coverage in rain and IFR to increase and move
south across the area this afternoon into tonight. Strongest
thunderstorm activity expected along and south of the I-70
corridor into early evening. Thunderstorms should taper off into
general showers and IFR ceilings. Rain will end through the mid-
late evening but IFR will persist into Sunday morning.

Carney

&&

.LSX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES:
MO...NONE.
IL...NONE.
&&

$$

WFO LSX





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