Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS63 KICT 272000
AFDICT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
300 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY)
ISSUED AT 249 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

CONFIDENCE REMAINS HIGH THAT BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR LATE
JULY WILL BE IN STORE FOR KANSAS THIS UPCOMING WEEK...AS SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE AND NORTHERLY WINDS USHER IN COOLER DRIER AIR.
MEANWHILE CURRENT SATELLITE WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS A UPPER
LEVEL WAVE JUST OFF THE COAST OF OREGON. THIS WAVE WILL RIDE OVER
TOP THE UPPER RIDGE AND THEN DIVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY REGION ON TUESDAY NIGHT. MOISTURE TRANSPORT WILL INCREASE
OVER WESTERN KANSAS WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS/STORMS DEVELOPING
TUESDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL SLOWLY SPREAD
EASTWARD INTO CENTRAL KANSAS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. DAYTIME TEMPERATURES
COULD BE EVEN COOLER ON WEDNESDAY WITH LINGERING
CLOUDS/PRECIPITATION.

.LONG TERM...(THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY)
ISSUED AT 249 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

COOLER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE FOR THIS PERIOD...AS
THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN SHOWS VERY LITTLE CHANGE WITH DEEP TROUGH
AXIS REMAINING OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTRY. SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL KEEP WINDS ON THE LIGHTER SIDE AS WELL MAKING FOR SOME
PLEASANT WEATHER DAYS. WE COULD SEE SOME DIURNALLY DRIVEN
THUNDERSTORMS FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS COOL TEMPERATURES ALOFT WILL
PROVIDE MINIMAL CAPPING.

JAKUB

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z MONDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1232 PM CDT SUN JUL 27 2014

SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND PERHAPS AN EMBEDDED TSRA WILL
CONTINUE TO MIGRATE EAST-SOUTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHERN KANSAS
THROUGH MID-AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE MUCH DRIER AND COOLER AIR
WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE FIRMLY ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE
AREA TONIGHT BEHIND A COLD FRONT. KICT IS MOST LIKELY TO
BE IMPACTED BY A FEW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON...OTHERWISE
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO PREVAIL FOR ALL AREAS THRU THE
FORECAST VALID PERIOD.

KED

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
WICHITA-KICT    64  87  65  86 /  10  10  10  10
HUTCHINSON      63  87  64  85 /  10  10  10  20
NEWTON          63  86  64  84 /  10  10  10  10
ELDORADO        63  86  62  85 /  10  10   0  10
WINFIELD-KWLD   65  87  65  86 /  10  10   0  10
RUSSELL         62  87  63  85 /  10  10  10  20
GREAT BEND      62  87  63  85 /  10  10  10  30
SALINA          61  87  62  85 /  10  10  10  20
MCPHERSON       63  87  64  85 /  10  10  10  10
COFFEYVILLE     65  86  62  86 /  10  10   0  10
CHANUTE         62  85  61  84 /  10  10   0  10
IOLA            61  85  60  84 /  10  10   0  10
PARSONS-KPPF    64  86  61  85 /  10  10   0  10

&&

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

$$






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