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FXUS63 KDDC 250731  
AFDDDC  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS  
231 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016  
   
..UPDATED FOR SHORT AND LONG TERM
 
 
   
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 06Z TAFS THROUGH 06Z SUNDAY NIGHT)  
ISSUED AT 1144 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016  
 
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS EARLY WITH VARIABLE  
WINDS SHIFTING NORTH NORTHWESTERLY 15-28KT. WINDS THEN SETTLE  
AFTER 20-22Z. VFR CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES  
AS COOLER HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS.  
 

 
   
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
 
 
DDC 73 44 74 48 / 0 0 0 0  
GCK 73 41 74 46 / 0 0 0 0  
EHA 72 43 72 48 / 0 0 0 0  
LBL 73 45 73 47 / 0 0 0 0  
HYS 72 42 74 47 / 0 0 0 0  
P28 74 49 74 49 / 10 0 0 0  
 

 
   
DDC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR KSZ031-045-  
046-063>065-075>080-085>089.  
 

 
 

 
 
SHORT TERM...KRUSE  
LONG TERM...KRUSE  
AVIATION...KRUSE  
 
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