Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FXUS63 KDDC 242011
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
211 PM CST Tue Jan 24 2017

...Updated short and long term sections...

.SHORT TERM...(This evening through Wednesday)
Issued at 210 PM CST Tue Jan 24 2017

Strong and breezy northwest winds will be felt across western
Kansas tonight through tomorrow as high pressure builds into the
area. Mid to high clouds will also be present through tomorrow,
however, no precipitation is expected. Lows tonight look to range
from the lower 20s across west central Kansas to upper 20s across
south central Kansas. Highs tomorrow only look to reach around 50
degrees.

.LONG TERM...(Wednesday night through Tuesday)
Issued at 210 PM CST Tue Jan 24 2017

Northwest winds at the surface will continue until the end of the
week as a ridge of high pressure extends from the Intermountain
West to the Southern Plains. Only a few clouds are expected
through the end of the week with no precipitation expected. As for
temperatures, highs will start out around 40 degrees Thursday
increasing to around 50 degrees by the beginning of next week.
Lows will start out in the upper teens to lower 20s Wednesday and
Thursday morning then in the 20s for the remainder of the forecast
period.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Wednesday afternoon)
Issued at 1104 AM CST Tue Jan 24 2017

Low clouds will be found across the TAF sites bringing MVFR
conditions this afternoon. These low clouds should dissipate by
this evening leaving only mid to high level clouds. Northwesterly
winds will be breezy this afternoon into the overnight period
behind a cold front.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  26  39  20  42 /   0   0   0   0
GCK  24  39  17  41 /   0   0   0   0
EHA  26  38  20  40 /  10  10   0   0
LBL  26  41  20  42 /  10   0   0   0
HYS  26  36  20  39 /  10  10   0   0
P28  29  42  23  44 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.DDC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Hovorka_42
LONG TERM...Hovorka_42
AVIATION...Hovorka_42


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