Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FXUS63 KICT 281735
AFDICT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1235 PM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...UPDATED FOR 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION...

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY)
ISSUED AT 410 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

IT`LL BE "CLEAR SAILING" ACROSS THE NEIGHBORHOOD AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER CO DRIFTS EAST ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS AS
AN UPPER DECK RIDGE MOVES EAST OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA TONIGHT. AS
THE WORK-WEEK PROGRESSES THE UPPER-DECK RIDGE WILL EXPERIENCE
GREAT AMPLIFICATION WED NIGHT...REACHING ROGUE WAVE PROPORTIONS
THU & THU NIGHT AS IT ENCOUNTERS A DEEPENING UPPER-DECK WAVE
EXTENDING FROM NORTHERN ONTARIO ALL THE WAY TO GA & FL. WED SHOULD
BE THE WARMEST DAY OF THE WEEK WITH HIGHS LIKELY TO REACH ~70F. ON
THU A WEAK COLD FRONT IS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE CENTRAL KS IN THE
MORNING BUT AIRMASS REMAINS QUITE DRY SO NO MORE THAN A SW-NW
WINDSHIFT SHOULD SIGNAL ITS ARRIVAL. THE FRONT SHOULD REACH
SOUTHEAST KS LATE THU AFTERNOON OR VERY EARLY THU EVENING.

.LONG TERM...(FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 410 AM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

THERE WILL BE NICE WEATHER THRU NEXT WEEKEND AS THE AFORE-MENTIONED
ULTRA HIGH AMPLITUDE UPPER-DECK RIDGE GETS FORCED EAST ACROSS THE
MS VALLEY & GREAT LAKES SUNDAY & SUNDAY NIGHT BY AN INTENSE
UPPER-DECK TROF MOVING EAST ACROSS THE DESERT SW. ANY CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD NOT ARRIVE UNTIL SUN AFTERNOON OR EVENING AS
THE AFORE-MENTIONED DEEP UPPER TROF DRIFTS EAST FROM THE DESERT
SW. CONSIDERING HOW SLOW THE UPPER WAVE IS MOVING ITS CONCEIVABLE
THE THUNDERSTORMS MAY NOT ARRIVE UNTIL MON SO STAY TUNED.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1223 PM CDT TUE OCT 28 2014

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD
AS AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. UPPER LEVEL
CLOUDS CURRENTLY VISIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY WILL EXIT KANSAS
THIS EVENING AND SKIES WILL CLEAR AROUND AND AFTER SUNSET.

JMR

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WICHITA-KICT    68  39  70  46 /   0   0   0   0
HUTCHINSON      67  38  70  46 /   0   0   0   0
NEWTON          66  38  69  46 /   0   0   0   0
ELDORADO        67  38  69  46 /   0   0   0   0
WINFIELD-KWLD   69  40  69  46 /   0   0   0   0
RUSSELL         65  37  71  45 /   0   0   0   0
GREAT BEND      65  37  70  45 /   0   0   0   0
SALINA          66  36  69  46 /   0   0   0   0
MCPHERSON       66  37  69  46 /   0   0   0   0
COFFEYVILLE     69  39  69  45 /   0   0   0   0
CHANUTE         67  38  67  45 /   0   0   0   0
IOLA            67  37  67  46 /   0   0   0   0
PARSONS-KPPF    68  39  68  45 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$



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