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LAST UPDATED: 322 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION... HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE GREAT LAKES TO THE MIDSOUTH
WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE MIDSOUTH WEATHER TODAY AS THE HIGH
MOVES EASTWARD. BEAUTIFUL SPRING WEATHER WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH TODAY WITH FULL SUNSHINE...MILD AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES...LIGHT WIND...AND LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY. A COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION FROM THE WEST IN ADVANCE OF THIS
SYSTEM. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE ESPECIALLY WEST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER. DRY WEATHER WILL RETURN FRIDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE MILD.
THE WARMEST AIR THUS FAR THIS YEAR IS FORECAST TO SPREAD ACROSS
THE MIDSOUTH THIS WEEKEND WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 80S. SATURDAY
WILL BE RAIN FREE AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD INTO THE
MIDSOUTH SUNDAY AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS AND MOVES INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. STORMY WEATHER IS FORECAST FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVE
EASTWARD.

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            70           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.25         
PRECIP DUR (HRS)                                4            
PRECIP BEGINS                                   7 AM         
PRECIP ENDS                                     CONTINUING   
TEMP (24H TREND)      75 (-1)      52 (+2)      78           
RH % (24H TREND)      43 (+16)     88 (-5)      60           
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   LGT/VAR                   SE 4-8       
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   SE 2-6       SE 2-6       SW 10-14     
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    1204                      1615         
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3951                      5298         
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    1290                      1701         
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   4233                      5580         
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   E  3                      SW 11        
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      SW 25        
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     3870                      18711        
CATEGORY DAY          2                         5            
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 64                        71           
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  E  5                      S 10         
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  E 12                      S 23         
DISPERSION INDEX      28           10           71           
LAL                   1            1            4            
LASI                  4            4            3            
STABILITY             B            F            C            
STAGNATION INDEX      3            0            0            

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