Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
206 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...UPDATED FOR LONG TERM...

.SHORT TERM...(TODAY AND TONIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1230 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

NORTHWESTERLY UPPER LEVEL FLOW WILL CONTINUE WITH THE STRONGEST FLOW
STAYING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS. AT THE SURFACE, LIGHT SOUTH
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AT 12 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AS A LEE
TROUGH DEVELOPS. THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHT GROUND FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING AS TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR THE DEWPOINT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE AROUND THE ELKHART AREA EARLY THIS MORNING
THEN DRIFT OUT OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AS A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL BE WARMEST
NORTH OF DODGE CITY WITH LESSER CLOUDS WITH AROUND 92. COOLEST
WILL BE FROM ELKHART TO LIBERAL WITH SOME LEFT OVER CLOUDS AND IN
THE MID 80S.

FOR TONIGHT, WILL KEEP MOST AREAS DRY WITH ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE OKLAHOMA BORDER. COULD ALSO HAVE SOME
STRATUS AND LIGHT FOG NEAR AND WEST OF DODGE CITY TOWARDS MORNING
WITH LIGHT SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS.

.LONG TERM...(SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY)
ISSUED AT 204 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

FOR SUNDAY, NORTHWESTERLY UPPER LEVEL FLOW CONTINUES WITH ONLY A
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON IN PARTS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL KANSAS. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 90S WITH THE WARMEST
IN THE HAYS AREA. LIGHT SOUTH WINDS WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE
EXPECTED.

FOR MONDAY, AN UPPER LEVEL WAVE IS FORECAST TO BRING INCREASING
CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY MONDAY NIGHT AS AN MCS. MODELS
CONTINUE WITH A DECENT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH THIS WAVE.
HIGHS MONDAY WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 90S AGAIN. ABUNDANT MOISTURE
WILL BE PULLED NORTHWARD AHEAD OF THE WAVE. AT THIS TIME, SEVERE
CHANCES LOOK MINIMAL.

FOR THE PERIOD OF TUESDAY INTO FRIDAY, ONLY SLIGHT CHANCES FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST MAINLY NORTH OF THE DODGE
CITY AREA. WARMER UPPER LEVEL RIDGING BUILDS INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
ON THURSDAY WITH WARMER TEMPS INTO FRIDAY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE LOW
90S TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, THEN WARMING INTO THE MID 90S THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL CONTINUE IN THE MID TO UPPER 60S.

&&

.AVIATION...(FOR THE 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SATURDAY NIGHT)
ISSUED AT 1121 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO TODAY. AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES SOUTH AND A LEE TROUGH DEVELOPS TODAY, LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE BY AFTERNOON TO 12-20KT, THEN RELAX AGAIN AFTER
02Z. THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHT GROUND FOG AND HAZE NEAR KDDC AND
KGCK FROM 11-14Z THIS MORNING.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  87  67  92  68 /  10  10  10  10
GCK  87  66  92  68 /  10  10  10  10
EHA  86  67  91  67 /  30  20  10  10
LBL  85  68  92  68 /  20  20  10  10
HYS  92  68  94  69 /  10  10  10  10
P28  89  71  92  71 /  10  20  20  10

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...KRUSE
LONG TERM...KRUSE
AVIATION...KRUSE


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