Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FXUS63 KDDC 260604
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
104 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...Updated for Short and Long Term...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 102 AM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

An upper level trough will continue to move east of the Central
Plains into tonight with surface high pressure dominating. The high
will move southeast across western Kansas this morning then into
western Oklahoma by evening with light northwest winds shifting to
the light south and southwest. Winds become light westerly tonight
with lots of clear skies prevailing. Some patchy frost is possible
early this morning near Scott City and Syracuse, then temps warm
nicely back into the mid 70s. Lows tonight will be slightly warmer
and mainly in the mid 40s.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday through Sunday)
Issued at 102 AM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

For the period of Tuesday into Thursday, upper level ridging moves
back across the Plains with warming. Highs warm back into the low to
mid 80s into Wednesday. A back door cold front pushes across the
Central Plains later on Wednesday as a shortwave trough builds into
the Mississippi Valley. Highs by Thursday are a bit cooler into the
mid and upper 70s. Lows will be in the lower 50s.

For Friday into Sunday, a weak shortwave moves into the Plains ahead
of the next large upper low moving into the western U.S. Some
scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast into Sunday
morning. Severe storms do not look good with very weak upper flow.
Highs will be around 80. Overnight lows will be in the mid to upper
50s.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Monday night)
Issued at 1127 PM CDT Sun Sep 25 2016

VFR conditions will continue. Broad surface high pressure will
move across western Kansas. Light north winds become light south
to southwest after 22-00Z.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  42  76  45  84 /   0   0   0   0
GCK  40  76  44  85 /   0   0   0   0
EHA  41  74  44  83 /   0   0   0   0
LBL  43  75  44  84 /   0   0   0   0
HYS  39  76  45  81 /   0   0   0   0
P28  48  74  46  82 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.DDC Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Kruse
LONG TERM...Kruse
AVIATION...Kruse


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