11SEP14 Long Range Forecast


Hello everyone,


This is Joe Renken of KOPN Weather bringing you the weekly long range discussion for the KOPN listening area.

We have a strong system moving into Manchuria on September 14th which pumps up a ridge in the few days prior.  This translates to the 21st of September for Central Missouri. Immediately following is a trough that last from September 15th through the 18th with zonal flow between the 18th and 20th of September. So…look for Central Missouri to experience below normal temperatures from the 22nd into the 25th with a moderating trend.  Then, we have yet another “Manchurian candidate” on the 24th that pumps up an even stronger ridge until the 26th.  This means the beginning of October will be well above normal.

We are seeing a common theme from the Bering Sea in a ‘ridge west-trough east’ configuration during the period and continuing until the 18th of September.  Central Missouri will once again be in the battle zone as the correlation will have us on the back side of the trough and the systems come down the pipe.  Ridging will take place between the 18th and 23rd of September until another impressive trough takes over the Bering Sea.  This series will mean we experience warming between the 9th and 14th.

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