Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Goodland KS
156 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Sunday)
Issued at 146 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

The Tri-State area will see an increase in cloudiness this evening
ahead of a weak upper trough that moves across the area. Clouds
quickly decrease from west to east shortly before sunrise Sunday
morning. A generally sunny sky is expected the rest of the day.
Variable winds under 10 mph tonight will become northwest around
10 mph generally east of the CO/KS border Sunday while in far
eastern Colorado winds generally from the south and southwest
under 10 mph. Low temperatures tonight generally 10 to 16 degrees.
High temperatures Sunday ranging from the upper 30s in Yuma
county to the mid 40s from Hill City to Cheyenne Wells and points
south.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday through Sunday)
Issued at 156 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

For the extended period a predominant W-NW flow aloft along with a
building surface high will support a return of dry conditions to the
region. Above normal temperatures are expected over the upcoming
weekend. With reasonably good consistency on a lee trough deepening
by Friday and a rise in the temperature aloft... we may see highs
reach near 70 (or warmer) by Saturday.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 06Z TAFS through 06Z Sunday night)
Issued at 1039 PM MST Sat Feb 25 2017

VFR conditions continue through the TAF period at MCK and GLD. The
scattered to broken high clouds moving across the region this
evening will move out of the area overnight with mostly clear
skies after 10Z. Light and variable winds will become light west
northwest between 10Z-14Z and will turn southeast between 00Z-02Z.


&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...99
LONG TERM...BW
AVIATION...LOCKHART



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