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DAVE MURRAY’S LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…FRIDAY…DECEMBER 20, 2013

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Dave Murray’s latest stl forecast and weather disco…For Friday…December 20, 2013

*** Two weather systems in play…a cold front from the north…that rolls in today…then a southwest storm for late Friday night and Saturday.***.

Friday:

Cloudy and cold…some light rain at times
Winds: Northwest 5-15 m.p.h.
High: 45 degrees…dropping during the afternoon

Friday night:

Clouds and chilly with periods of all rain..especially late night..some ice in spots
Winds: North 5-15 m.p.h.
Low: 32 degrees.

Saturday:

Cloudy with periods of rain…a cold rain and heavy rain at times
Winds: Northeast 5-15 m.p.h.
High: 38 degrees

Rain Saturday night with a winter’s mix late Saturday night and Sunday…but that will be limited for the STL area.

THE WEATHER DISCO:

Major travel problems in play for eastern Kansas, Northern MO, Iowa and northern and Central Ill over the weekend…ice and snow…tough travel…car and air.

Two weather systems in play the next few days with a long run of unsettled weather…a struggling cold front to the north and a southwest low that will lift up and over the mid-west. This is a rain-maker…The front rolls in first with dropping temperatures on Friday…periods of mainly light rain…not alot with the front. Then a little break–waiting for the southwest low…up and over the region late Friday night and Saturday…rain…heavy at times for us..1 to 2 inches possible..a concern for flooding in spots with the frozen ground. The as the storm rolls by we see colder air push in…alittle winter’s mix late Saturday nightand Sunday…but limited in the stl area…the core winter weather with the alery above…to our north….K.C. to Springfield to Chicago a real problem region.

Surface map:

Www.Nws.Noaa.Gov/outlook_tab.Php

National radar:

Www.Weather.Gov/radar

Severe weather:

Www.Spc.Noaa.Gov

Prog maps:

Www.Aviationweather.Gov/adds/progs

Snow maps:

Www.Nohrsc.Noaa.Gov/nsa