Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
618 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

...UPDATE TO AVIATION...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 326 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

Northwest flow is expected above the Central High Plains through
tomorrow with an upper level trough moving into the eastern United
States and an upper level trough building across the western
United States. Dry air will be filtering into the area leading to
decreasing cloudiness this morning with mostly clear skies this
afternoon through tonight. a dome of high pressure will be
building into western Kansas with northerly winds anticipated
today then light and variable winds tonight. As for temperatures,
highs today look to range from the mid 70s along the KS/CO border
to lower 80s across south central Kansas. Lows tonight will range
from the mid 40s across west central Kansas to mid 50s across
south central Kansas.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 326 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

Weak northwesterly flow continues through the long term period
with a few upper level disturbances moving through the area. These
disturbances will keep storm chances in the forecast almost every
day, however, most places will also remain dry. None of these
storms look to be too serious or have a significant risk for
severe weather. Although, models could change as new runs become
available. As for temperatures, highs will generally be around 80
degrees each day. Lows look to be in the 50s Monday and Tuesday
nights then around 60 degrees for the remainder of the long term
forecast.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Monday morning)
Issued at 617 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

VFR conditions will prevail at all TAF sites through late this
evening. Northwest winds 5 to 15kt will persist across western
Kansas through tonight as surface high pressure remains across the
Central Rockies.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  79  52  80  54 /   0   0  10  30
GCK  79  50  80  52 /   0   0  20  30
EHA  77  50  80  52 /   0   0  20  30
LBL  79  51  81  54 /   0   0  10  20
HYS  79  52  77  52 /   0   0  10  20
P28  82  55  84  57 /   0   0  10  20

&&

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

$$

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


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