Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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FXUS63 KGLD 061138
AFDGLD

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
438 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 235 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

UPPER FLOW WILL BE NORTHWEST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A WEAK SURFACE
TROUGH WILL BE OVER EASTERN COLORADO TODAY FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.  ANOTHER WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO
THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.  THE TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY
FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE SUNDAY NIGHT.

SUBSIDENCE WILL DOMINATE THE FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY.  SOME LIFT
IS INDICATED SATURDAY NIGHT BUT SUFFICIENT MOISTURE IS LACKING.
CONSEQUENTLY, NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED SO POPS WILL BE NIL FROM
TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

MAX TEMPERATURES WILL WARM TO THE MID 50S WITH SOME LOWER 60S IN THE
EASTERN FA TODAY.  SIMILAR TEMPERATURES WILL BE FOUND SATURDAY.
SLIGHTLY COOLER READINGS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY BEHIND THE WINDSHIFT.
MIN TEMPERATURES SHOULD RANGE FROM 25 TO 30 TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
NIGHT.  MIN TEMPERATURES SUNDAY NIGHT WILL VARY FROM THE MID 20S TO
THE UPPER 20S.

.LONG TERM...(MONDAY THROUGH NEXT THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 1154 PM MST THU MAR 5 2015

THE LONG TERM PERIOD STARTS WITH A WEAK UPPER TROUGH OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS BUT IT HAS LITTLE TO NO WEATHER IMPACTS. TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY A RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE CENTRAL ROCKIES AND
ADJACENT PLAINS RESULTING IN DRY CONDITIONS AND ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES. THE NEXT SHORTWAVE TROUGH COMES OUT OF THE GREAT
BASIN LATE IN THE WEEK...BUT THE OVERALL FLOW REMAINS RATHER WEAK
AND LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL BE LACKING FOR PRECIPITATION...SO NO
IMPACTS EXPECTED WITH IT AT THIS POINT.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z SATURDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 436 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS AT KGLD AND
KMCK. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT FROM A WESTERLY DIRECTION.

&&

.GLD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
KS...NONE.
CO...NONE.
NE...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...FS
LONG TERM...024
AVIATION...FS



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