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|Sunrise 6:57AM||Sunset 7:55PM||Tuesday April 7, 2020 10:29 PM CDT (03:29 UTC)||Moonrise 6:37PM||Moonset 6:04AM||Illumination 100%|
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Area Discussion for - Wichita, KS  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wichita KS 623 PM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020
SHORT TERM. (This evening through Thursday) Issued at 259 PM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020
Water vapor imagery currently shows an upper low spinning just off of the southern CA coast with weak upper ridging from the southern Rockies into the southern/central Plains. At the surface, a trough extends from eastern Nebraska into central KS and then into a dryline through the TX Panhandle.
There remains good model agreement on shortwave energy diving southeast out of Saskatchewan/Manitoba late tonight and into the Upper Mississippi Valley by Thu afternoon. This will allow a strong cold front to surge south, moving through the forecast area Wed afternoon. While this front will usher-in some cooler air, it doens't look like as abrupt of change as our last cold front. Still looking like it was come through dry as the better low level moisture pushes off to the southeast. Behind the front, we are looking at highs on Thu around 15 degrees cooler than what is expected today and Wed, as they top out in the upper 50s.
LONG TERM. (Saturday through Tuesday) Issued at 259 PM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020
There is good model agreement in the western CONUS upper low tracking across the Desert Southwest Fri evening. Low/mid level theta-e advection ahead of this wave will result in increased precip chances Fri evening. As this wave tracks across the southern Plains a broad upper trough will dig from the northern Rockies into the Great Basin, eventually digging across the Plains by Sun. The main impact this feature will have will be a surge of unseasonably cold air starting Sat night into Sun. At this point, confidence is high that we are looking at highs Mon and Tue around 20 degrees below normal. A hard freeze also looks possible for Sun night and Mon night for parts of the area. At this time we are looking at standard deviations with 850mb temps around 3 for the start of next week which is fairly significant.
AVIATION. (For the 00Z TAFS through 00Z Wednesday evening) Issued at 620 PM CDT Tue Apr 7 2020
VFR conditions are expected for the next 24 hours. The only exception will be over SE KS where some patchy fog may develop for Wed morning. So went with a 5SM BR for KCNU.
Otherwise a weak surface trough will drift across the region tonight, with winds becoming light and variable. A strong wind shift to the NW will occur on Wed afternoon, as a strong cold front drops southeast across the area, with wind gusts of 25 to 30 kts across central KS.
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. Wichita-KICT 53 80 41 60 / 0 0 0 0 Hutchinson 51 80 39 58 / 0 0 0 0 Newton 53 78 40 58 / 0 0 0 0 ElDorado 54 80 41 59 / 0 0 0 0 Winfield-KWLD 54 82 42 61 / 0 0 0 0 Russell 49 76 36 58 / 0 0 0 0 Great Bend 49 77 36 58 / 0 0 0 0 Salina 50 77 38 58 / 0 0 0 0 McPherson 51 79 38 57 / 0 0 0 0 Coffeyville 55 83 43 61 / 10 10 10 0 Chanute 55 81 42 59 / 10 10 0 0 Iola 55 81 41 58 / 10 10 0 0 Parsons-KPPF 55 82 43 60 / 10 10 10 0
ICT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. None.
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|Chanute, Chanute Martin Johnson Airport, KS||31 mi||37 min||SW 4||8.00 mi||Fair||68°F||61°F||78%||1007.3 hPa|
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