Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FXUS63 KDDC 251758
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1258 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...Updated for aviation discussion...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 229 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2016

An upper level trough will continue to lift north and east of the
Central Plains today. This will allow a cold front and surface high
pressure to build into Kansas. The cold front will switch winds from
light and variable to north and northwest at 15 to 30 mph. Areas of
dense fog have formed ahead of the front, with a dense fog advisory
issued. The wind shift will bring in a drier airmass and will clear
the fog away later this morning. Some scattered thunderstorms will
be mainly in the Medicine Lodge area through 6 am then pushing east.
Highs look to be in the low to mid 70s with clearing skies and north
winds decreasing by mid to late afternoon.

Tonight, then center of cold high pressure will settle into far
western Kansas with clear skies and very light winds. There could be
some upper 30s near Garden City and west and north with low to mid
40s elsewhere. There even could be some patchy frost in low lying
areas.

.LONG TERM...(Monday through Saturday)
Issued at 229 AM CDT Sun Sep 25 2016

For the period of Monday into Thursday, upper level high pressure
will build into the Plains with mostly clear skies and a warming
trend. Highs will warm from the 70s on Monday, then back to around
80 to 85 degrees.

From Friday into Saturday, a lead shortwave trough is forecast to
push across the Central Plains with scattered thunderstorms and
highs around 80.

Overnight lows will warm from the mid and upper 40s Monday night and
back into the 50s by Tuesday night into Saturday night.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Monday afternoon)
Issued at 1257 PM CDT Sun Sep 25 2016

Surface high pressure will build into the central plains through
the period with light winds. VFR conditions will persist.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  73  42  75  48 /   0   0   0   0
GCK  73  40  75  46 /   0   0   0   0
EHA  73  41  73  48 /   0   0   0   0
LBL  75  43  74  47 /   0   0   0   0
HYS  73  39  75  47 /   0   0   0   0
P28  74  48  75  49 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.DDC Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...Kruse
LONG TERM...Kruse
AVIATION...Finch


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