Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
310 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...Updated short and long term sections...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 309 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

Low pressure will continue to slide northeast into the Great Lakes
with high pressure across western Kansas. This will lead to
northwesterly winds today. The area of high pressure will be over
western Kansas tonight with light and variable winds expected.
Cloudiness will decreases across western Kansas today with mostly
clear skies anticipated tonight. As for temperatures, highs today
look to range from the upper 50s across central Kansas to mid 60s
along the KS/OK border. Lows tonight are progged to dip into the
low to mid 40s.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday through Friday)
Issued at 309 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

Mid level clouds increase in coverage Sunday as an upper level
disturbance approaches the CWA. This will lead to another round of
showers or thunderstorms Sunday night through Monday night.
Another weak disturbance looks to move across Kansas Tuesday
afternoon but little to no precipitation is expected. The
remainder of the long term period looks dry with high pressure
being the dominate feature across the Plains at the surface. Highs
will generally be in the 70s Sunday and Monday, upper 60s to
lower 70s Tuesday and Wednesday, then low to mid 80s possible
towards the end of the week.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Saturday night)
Issued at 1206 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017

Low clouds will decrease in coverage from south to north today
starting around sunrise around the LBL terminal with the HYS
terminal being cloudy until around sunset. Winds will generally be
from the northwest gusting to over 20 knots by late morning then
becoming light and variable by midnight tonight.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  62  43  73  52 /  10   0  20  50
GCK  63  42  73  50 /   0   0  30  50
EHA  66  46  73  50 /   0   0  30  60
LBL  66  46  76  52 /   0   0  20  60
HYS  57  41  72  52 /  10   0  10  50
P28  65  45  76  54 /   0   0  10  30

&&

.DDC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Hovorka_42
LONG TERM...Hovorka_42
AVIATION...Hovorka_42



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