Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FXUS63 KDDC 261700
AFDDDC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1200 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...updated aviation...

.SHORT TERM...(Today and tonight)
Issued at 102 AM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

An upper level trough will continue to move east of the Central
Plains into tonight with surface high pressure dominating. The high
will move southeast across western Kansas this morning then into
western Oklahoma by evening with light northwest winds shifting to
the light south and southwest. Winds become light westerly tonight
with lots of clear skies prevailing. Some patchy frost is possible
early this morning near Scott City and Syracuse, then temps warm
nicely back into the mid 70s. Lows tonight will be slightly warmer
and mainly in the mid 40s.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday through Sunday)
Issued at 102 AM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

For the period of Tuesday into Thursday, upper level ridging moves
back across the Plains with warming. Highs warm back into the low to
mid 80s into Wednesday. A back door cold front pushes across the
Central Plains later on Wednesday as a shortwave trough builds into
the Mississippi Valley. Highs by Thursday are a bit cooler into the
mid and upper 70s. Lows will be in the lower 50s.

For Friday into Sunday, a weak shortwave moves into the Plains ahead
of the next large upper low moving into the western U.S. Some
scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast into Sunday
morning. Severe storms do not look good with very weak upper flow.
Highs will be around 80. Overnight lows will be in the mid to upper
50s.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Tuesday afternoon)
Issued at 1200 PM CDT Mon Sep 26 2016

CAVU/VFR through TAF pd. Winds vrb bcmg S tonight, SW overnight, W tom.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC  76  49  84  54 /   0   0   0   0
GCK  77  46  84  50 /   0   0   0   0
EHA  75  48  82  52 /   0   0   0   0
LBL  76  48  84  51 /   0   0   0   0
HYS  77  49  82  53 /   0   0   0   0
P28  75  50  83  54 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...Kruse
LONG TERM...Kruse
AVIATION...Sugden



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