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|Sunrise 5:55AM||Sunset 8:35PM||Tuesday May 26, 2020 1:05 PM CDT (18:05 UTC)||Moonrise 8:09AM||Moonset 11:25PM||Illumination 21%|
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Area Discussion for - Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO 1206 PM CDT Tue May 26 2020
Discussion. Issued at 1104 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2020
Primary forecast focus is on thunderstorms today.
Through 10 AM, short range guidance has continued to neglect ongoing showers across central Missouri. This has continued to impact recovery, with cloud cover keeping temps down and slowing the increase in instability. Farther east, toward, HWY 63, clearer skies, have resulted in temperatures over five degrees (F) warmer and dew points approaching 70 F. Over the past two hours, more agitated cumulus continues to evolve over the eastern half of northern Missouri. 15z Surface analysis reveals the low center remains focused over the MO/KS border south of the KC Metro.
Through 11 to Noon, expect to see an increase in isolated convection across portions of north central and eastern Missouri within the warm sector and supported by enhancement along a subtle 850mb boundary lifting north in concert with the surface low moving along the MO/KS border into the afternoon. Southeast surface winds will persist, with bufkit soundings suggesting rather uniform wind profiles through the low to mid levels. Most convection will likely follow the transient northerly flow, but if a storm were to track more northeast, it would enhance low-level helicity and could result in a low-end tornado concern, similar to yesterday's setup (5/25). Overall, the area of greatest concern for storms will be central and north central Missouri, focused along and near the HWY 63 Corridor then into southern Iowa through 3 to 4 PM as the system continues to lift northward.
Overnight, with the surface low tracking northward southwest flow, north of the larger trough centered over the Red River Valley (OK/TX Border) will keep the region relatively dry through much of Wednesday. As the bowling ball 500mb trough churns over the ArkLaTex through Wednesday evening, rain chances will increase, especially across the eastern half of Missouri early and farther westward and into Iowa through early Thursday morning. Rain chances will continue through Thursday into early Friday before a cold front pushes across the region on the heels of the exiting trough by midday Friday.
Through the weekend into early next week, relatively quiet weather is anticipated as 500mb ridging takes hold. Expect a noticeable warm up next work week, with highs well into the 80s, approaching 90 by Tuesday.
Aviation. (For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday Afternoon) Issued at 1204 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2020
MVFR ceilings will remain the story for much, if not all of the period. Scattered showers are expected to impact area airfields through sunset. Southeasterly winds will become more south and southeast through the overnight and early morning hours, Wednesday.
EAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. KS . NONE. MO . Flash Flood Watch until 7 PM CDT this evening for MOZ001>008- 011>016-022>024-031.
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|Kansas City, Kansas City Downtown Airport, MO||8 mi||11 min||SE 7||10.00 mi||Overcast||74°F||66°F||76%||1005.5 hPa|
|Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport, KS||12 mi||12 min||SE 8||4.00 mi||Fog/Mist||71°F||69°F||94%||1005.7 hPa|
|Lee's Summit, Lee's Summit Municipal Airport, MO||14 mi||12 min||SSE 11 G 18||7.00 mi||Overcast||72°F||68°F||87%||1006.2 hPa|
|Olathe, New Century Aircenter, KS||18 mi||12 min||SSE 9||10.00 mi||Light Rain||72°F||66°F||84%||1005.9 hPa|
|Kansas City, Kansas City International Airport, MO||23 mi||12 min||SE 11||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||73°F||68°F||84%||1005.7 hPa|
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