Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FXUS63 KDDC 271728
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1228 PM CDT Sat May 27 2017

...Updated Aviation...

.UPDATE...
Issued at 918 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Lowered anticipated high temperatures this afternoon 3 degrees
across the board, given stratus and cool advection on N/NE winds.
12z NAM/HRRR solutions suggests additional thunderstorms are most
likely near EHA (far SW KS) this afternoon/evening, with 12z NAM
suggesting high instability may yield a severe thunderstorm across
the far eastern zones (Stafford, Pratt, Barber counties) this
afternoon. The threat of severe weather this afternoon/evening is
limited to those 2 regions.

&&

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 322 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

A cold front will slide through the forecast area today shifting
southeasterly winds to more of a northerly direction. Lower
portions of the atmosphere will become saturated behind this front
creating a thick deck of stratus. A few storms will be possible
across central Kansas this morning with additional storms possible
across far western Kansas this afternoon. Any storms that develop
this afternoon should dissipate by midnight with decreasing clouds
after midnight. As for temperatures, highs today look to range
from the lower 70s across west central Kansas to mid 80s across
south central Kansas.

.LONG TERM...(Sunday through Friday)
Issued at 322 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Dry conditions are anticipated Sunday into the first part of next
week as an upper level ridge builds above the western United
States with high pressure being the dominate feature at the
surface. A few isolated storms will be possible Monday and Tuesday
evening, but most places look to remain dry. A better chance of
storms looks to be Wednesday into Thursday as the upper level
ridge treks east of the area and the next storm system moves in
from the west. As for temperatures, highs are progged to rise to
around 80 degrees each day with lows in the 50s.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday afternoon)
Issued at 1136 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

Winds will become gusty at 350 in the order of 15-18 kts sustained
and gusts to 25-28 kts. Cloud cover will gradually break from 06Z
on and should be SKC by 12Z for most areas.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  77  52  78  52 /  20  10   0   0
GCK  74  50  78  50 /  20  20   0   0
EHA  75  50  77  51 /  20  30   0   0
LBL  78  51  78  51 /  20  20   0   0
HYS  67  52  77  52 /  60  10   0   0
P28  83  56  80  54 /  10  10   0   0

&&

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

$$

UPDATE...Turner
SHORT TERM...Hovorka_42
LONG TERM...Hovorka_42
AVIATION...Tatro


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