Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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FXUS63 KGLD 161701

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1101 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Issued at 1012 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Update sent to tweak temps from latest obs. SSW flow over the
region this morning is providing a very nice rebound from early
morning lows. Some locales already approaching 70F and may have
to monitor to see if upping highs will be needed. No other
changes. Forecast in good shape.


.SHORT TERM...(Today through Wednesday night)
Issued at 300 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Dry weather with perhaps some occasional high clouds expected
through the period as the forecast area remains under northwest flow
aloft. The flow does shift to the west then southwest late Wednesday
through Thursday as a weather disturbance moves toward the four
corners area.

High temperatures the next three days will be above normal with mid
70s to around 80 today, upper 70s to low 80s Tuesday, upper 70s to
mid 80s Wednesday. Low temperatures tonight in the upper 30s to low
40s, low to mid 40s Tuesday night, upper 30s to mid 40s Wednesday

.LONG TERM...(Thursday through Sunday)
Issued at 300 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

Thursday and Friday should remain dry with leeside troughing at the
surface. Temperatures will be running 5-10 degrees above average. On
Saturday, a weak cold front will move across the CWA during the
daytime. Will see chance of rain showers with QPFs looking to be
less than 0.10 in. at this point. Temperatures will cool back to
near normal temperatures for Saturday night through Monday.


.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1101 AM MDT Mon Oct 16 2017

VFR conditions expected for both taf sites thru the forecast
period w/ an SKC-SCT250 mix. Winds WSW 10-20kts thru 22z-23z then
becoming SW around 10kts. By 08z Tuesday...WNW around 10kts.




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