Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FXUS63 KICT 270841
AFDICT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
241 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY)
ISSUED AT 211 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

LOW LEVEL SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL RETURN TO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AS
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TRANSLATES EASTWARD ACROSS THE MIDDLE
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AREA. A SUBTLE TREND UP IN TEMPERATURES CAN BE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WHEN COMPARED TO YESTERDAY WHILE MORE
SIGNIFICANT TEMPERATURES RISES CAN BE EXPECTED FRI-SAT AS THE LOW
LEVEL THERMAL RIDGE EXPANDS NORTH AND EAST ACROSS THE AREA. DRY
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED WITH HIGHS CLIMBING INTO THE
MID/UPPER 60S.

.LONG TERM...(SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 211 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

ANOTHER SURGE OF CANADIAN AIR IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE ON SUNDAY
DRIVING TEMPERATURES INTO THE 30S ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
KANSAS. HIGHS WILL STRUGGLE TO CLIMB OUT OF THE LOWER 30S ACROSS
MUCH OF THE AREA ON MONDAY AS THE SFC RIDGE AXIS SETTLES SOUTH
ACROSS THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY/GREAT LAKES AREA LATE IN THE
DAY ON MONDAY. THIS COOL-DOWN IS EXPECTED TO BE SHORT-LIVED AS
SOUTHERLY FLOW IS PROGGED TO RETURN ACROSS THE AREA ON TUESDAY
ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO MODERATE. HIGHS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TO
SEASONABLE NORMALS TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK WITH LOW
PROBABILITIES FOR LIGHT PRECIPITATION AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
RETURNS NORTH AHEAD OF A SHORTWAVE TROUGH MOVING OVER THE CENTRAL
GREAT BASIN AREA.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z THURSDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1058 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL DURING THIS FORECAST VALID
PERIOD. MVFR STRATUS SHIELD OVER FAR EASTERN KANSAS AND MUCH OF
MISSOURI IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN MOSTLY JUST EAST OF THE CNU
TERMINAL OVERNIGHT AS LOW-LEVEL FLOW BECOMES MORE ANTICYCLONIC.
SUBSIDENCE WILL ALLOW FOR GRADUAL CLEARING OF MID-LEVEL
CLOUDS OVERNIGHT AND MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES THURSDAY.

AS THE HIGH SHIFTS EAST THURSDAY WITH LEE TROUGHING DEVELOPING
OVER THE HIGH PLAINS...WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY WITH SOME GUSTS
OF 20-25 KNOTS IN CENTRAL KANSAS.

JMC


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WICHITA-KICT    49  32  62  39 /   0   0   0   0
HUTCHINSON      49  29  64  32 /   0   0   0   0
NEWTON          48  31  59  38 /   0   0   0   0
ELDORADO        48  34  61  42 /   0   0   0   0
WINFIELD-KWLD   48  33  61  43 /   0   0   0   0
RUSSELL         51  27  67  31 /   0   0   0   0
GREAT BEND      53  30  67  34 /   0   0   0   0
SALINA          48  29  66  33 /   0   0   0   0
MCPHERSON       47  29  62  34 /   0   0   0   0
COFFEYVILLE     47  32  61  46 /   0   0   0   0
CHANUTE         46  29  59  45 /   0   0   0   0
IOLA            44  29  58  44 /   0   0   0   0
PARSONS-KPPF    47  30  61  44 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$


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