Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
FXUS63 KDDC 301944
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
244 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015
...Updated for Long Term...
.SHORT TERM...(THIS EVENING THROUGH Monday)
ISSUED AT 212 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015
A low pressure surface trough will continue into the lee of the
Rockies tonight with light moist upslope winds of 5 to 10 mph. With
the light upslope and clear skies, there could be some patchy dense
fog or at least ground fog generally east of Garden City from
around 4 am till 9 am CDT. The only model to suggest this is the
SREF. Overnight lows with clear skies look to be in the low to mid
For Monday, a weak trough will push towards western Kansas with
light southeast winds becoming light south. Some cirrus high level
cloudiness may increase across far western Kansas late. Highs
will be in the mid 90s.
.LONG TERM...(Monday NIGHT THROUGH Sunday)
ISSUED AT 241 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015
For Monday night into Tuesday, a weak upper disturbance in
southwesterly upper level flow could bring a few thunderstorms to
far western Kansas Monday night. Some high level cloudiness also
increases from west to east. South winds increase to 20 to 30 mph in
the afternoon, as a lee trough deepens. Lows will be in the mid to
upper 60s. Highs will be in the mid 90s.
For the period of Wednesday into next weekend, weak upper level flow
persists across the Central and Southern Plains while an upper level
trough digs into the Pacific Northwest. As this trough moves slowly
into the Intermountain West by next Sunday, a cold front will push
across the Central Plains with the best chances for rainfall.
Otherwise expect little if any rainfall before Sunday. Highs will
be above normal, generally in the mid 90s, with lows in the upper
.AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z Monday AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1231 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015
Light upslope winds and clear skies could give way to areas of
light ground fog after 09Z to around 14Z, otherwise expect VFR
conditions to persist.
.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DDC 63 96 67 95 / 0 0 0 10
GCK 62 96 66 94 / 0 0 10 10
EHA 64 96 65 93 / 0 10 20 10
LBL 64 97 67 94 / 0 0 0 10
HYS 62 96 67 95 / 0 0 0 10
P28 66 96 70 95 / 0 0 0 10