Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FXUS63 KICT 010820
AFDICT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
320 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY THROUGH MONDAY)
ISSUED AT 320 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

MAIN FORECAST CHALLENGE WILL REMAIN CONVECTIVE CHANCES...MAINLY
TONIGHT THRU SUNDAY MORNING. A WEAK SHORTWAVE ALOFT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS/MIDWEST LATER TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...WITH BETTER CHANCES FOR CONVECTION RESIDING OVER
NEBRASKA...IOWA AND NORTHERN MISSOURI. HOWEVER A MODEST LOW LEVEL
JET IS STILL PROGGED TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS TONIGHT
RESULTING IN WEAK ELEVATED MOISTURE TRANSPORT. THIS MAY BE
SUFFICIENT TO FORCE ISOLATED NOCTURNAL/EARLY MORNING CONVECTION
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA...SO WILL MAINTAIN SLIGHT POPS MAINLY
ALONG AND JUST WEST OF THE TURNPIKE. OTHERWISE...SEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...WARMING A BIT
EACH DAY THROUGH MONDAY.

DARMOFAL

.LONG TERM...(TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 320 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

AN ELONGATED SHORTWAVE TROF MOVING THRU THE WESTERN CONUS
UPPER RIDGE IS STILL PROGGED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL PLAINS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL
PROVIDE MODEST CHANCES FOR CONVECTION AS A SURFACE FRONT IS
PUSHED SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA. THIS IS REFLECTED WELL IN THE
GOING FORECAST. CONFIDENCE IN THE OUTER PERIODS WITH REGARD
TO POPS REMAINS LOW...DUE TO DIFFERENCES IN TIMING AND
DEPTH/TRACK OF A SECONDARY TROF MOVING ACROSS THE NORTHERN
CONUS LATER IN THE WEEK.

KED

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1133 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

ISOLATED STORMS ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KS MAY DRIFT TOWARD KSLN-KRSL
AREAS TONIGHT BUT PROBABILITIES REMAIN TOO LOW TO MENTION IN AREA
TAFS. LIGHT WINDS AND VFR ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THE 24-HR PERIOD. SCATTERED AFTERNOON CU AROUND 5000FT ARE
ANTICIPATED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA BUT STORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN
LOW.

MWM

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WICHITA-KICT    93  71  94  71 /  10  20  20  10
HUTCHINSON      93  71  94  70 /  10  20  20  10
NEWTON          92  70  93  70 /  10  20  20  10
ELDORADO        92  70  93  70 /  10  20  20  10
WINFIELD-KWLD   93  71  94  71 /  10  20  20  10
RUSSELL         95  69  96  69 /  10  20  10  10
GREAT BEND      94  69  95  69 /  10  20  10  10
SALINA          95  71  96  71 /  10  20  20  10
MCPHERSON       94  71  95  70 /  10  20  20  10
COFFEYVILLE     92  69  93  69 /  10  10  10  10
CHANUTE         92  68  93  69 /  10  10  10  10
IOLA            92  68  93  68 /  10  10  10  10
PARSONS-KPPF    93  68  94  69 /  10  10  10  10

&&

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

$$



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