Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46

000
FXUS63 KDDC 201700
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1200 PM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...Updated aviation discussion...

.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 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday afternoon)
Issued at 1200 PM CDT Sat May 20 2017

With the exception of MVFR cigs at Hays for a few hours this
afternoon, all terminals should see VFR conditions through this
period. Gusty northwest winds will diminish late this afternoon
with the loss of daytime heating.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  63  42  73  52 /   0   0  20  50
GCK  64  40  73  50 /   0   0  30  50
EHA  66  42  73  50 /   0   0  30  60
LBL  66  44  76  52 /   0   0  20  60
HYS  59  38  72  52 /   0   0  10  50
P28  66  44  76  54 /   0   0  10  30

&&

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

$$

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



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.