Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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AFDICT

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Wichita KS
539 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

.SHORT TERM...(Today through Monday night)
Issued at 150 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

Hot and humid conditions will be in place for the Holiday weekend
and Monday, as upper level ridge amplifies across the central US with
daytime highs in the 90s. Thunderstorms look to develop in the high
plains region of western Kansas Sunday afternoon and will spread
northeast for Sunday night. Looks like the bulk of this activity
will remain west of central Kansas. We should see the same thing
happen again on Monday with thunderstorms developing in western
Kansas Monday afternoon, however some of this activity could reach
central Kansas late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

.LONG TERM...(Tuesday through Friday)
Issued at 150 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

Confidence remains high that above normal temperatures will prevail
this period for the region. Models are also suggesting a possible
active period with night-time MCS activity affecting the region for
Tuesday-Thursday morning. Meanwhile long range models show upper
level ridge trying to re-establish itself on Friday which could
bring even warmer temperatures to the region.

&&

.AVIATION...(For the 12Z TAFS through 12Z Sunday morning)
Issued at 539 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

VFR conditions expected to prevail thru the forecast valid period.
Upper ridge will move east across the area today and tonight with
a light to modest southerly component wind at the surface under a
mostly clear sky.

KED

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Wichita-KICT    94  69  94  69 /   0   0   0   0
Hutchinson      95  67  93  68 /   0   0   0   0
Newton          94  68  93  68 /   0   0   0   0
ElDorado        92  68  92  68 /   0   0   0   0
Winfield-KWLD   92  68  92  69 /   0   0   0   0
Russell         97  66  94  67 /   0   0   0  10
Great Bend      96  66  92  68 /   0   0   0  10
Salina          96  68  95  69 /   0   0   0   0
McPherson       95  67  94  68 /   0   0   0   0
Coffeyville     92  68  93  68 /  10   0   0   0
Chanute         91  67  93  68 /  10   0   0   0
Iola            91  67  92  68 /  10   0   0   0
Parsons-KPPF    91  68  93  68 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.ICT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...None.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM...CDJ
LONG TERM...CDJ
AVIATION...KED



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