Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FXUS63 KICT 240502
AFDICT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1202 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...UPDATED FOR 06Z AVIATION DISCUSSION...

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 248 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

THE DRY AND QUIET WEATHER PATTERN WILL PREVAIL AS UPPER LEVEL
RIDGING DOMINATES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS FOR FRIDAY INTO THE
WEEKEND. IN ADDITION...WARM AND WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS KANSAS WITH DOWNSLOPE FLOW BOOSTING DAYTIME HIGHS ON
FRIDAY. RECORD HIGHS COULD BE MATCHED OR SURPASSED FOR FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY ACROSS CENTRAL/SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.LONG TERM...(MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 248 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

CURRENT WATER VAPOR SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM OVER
THE EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN. THIS WAVE WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE
ROCKIES AND EMERGE OUT IN THE CENTRAL PLAINS FOR MONDAY...WITH
DECENT CHANCES OF RAIN ACROSS MAINLY EASTERN KANSAS MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY MORNING. COOLER AIR WILL THEN OVER SPREAD THE AREA ON
TUESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY WARMING FOR WEDNESDAY. LONG
RANGE MODELS ARE SHOWING ANOTHER SHOT OF COLDER AIR POSSIBLY
AFFECTING THE REGION COME THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT.

JAKUB

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z FRIDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1159 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

CURRENT SURFACE OBSERVATIONS SHOW VISIBILITIES DROPPING ACROSS MOST
TERMINALS...WITH FOG ALREADY BEING REPORTED AT KCNU. EXPECT
VISIBILITIES AND CEILINGS TO CONTINUE TO DROP AT ALL TERMINALS
INTO FRIDAY MORNING. CURRENTLY HAVE LEFT OUT MENTIONS OF IFR
CEILINGS AT KICT/KHUT/KRSL/KSLN AS WINDS MAY KEEP VISIBILITIES AND
CEILINGS IN THE MVFR CATEGORY. SKIES WILL GRADUALLY CLEAR FRIDAY
AND SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS.

RITZMAN

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WICHITA-KICT    56  86  58  87 /   0   0   0   0
HUTCHINSON      55  87  56  86 /   0   0   0   0
NEWTON          54  85  57  85 /   0   0   0   0
ELDORADO        56  84  59  86 /   0   0   0   0
WINFIELD-KWLD   56  85  59  87 /   0   0   0   0
RUSSELL         54  88  53  84 /   0   0   0   0
GREAT BEND      54  88  53  85 /   0   0   0   0
SALINA          55  87  55  84 /   0   0   0   0
MCPHERSON       55  87  57  85 /   0   0   0   0
COFFEYVILLE     54  82  58  85 /  10   0   0   0
CHANUTE         54  81  57  84 /  10   0   0   0
IOLA            53  80  57  84 /  10   0   0   0
PARSONS-KPPF    54  81  57  85 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.ICT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

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