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Toronto, KS

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Sunrise 7:09AMSunset 7:27PM Saturday September 19, 2020 2:25 PM CDT (19:25 UTC) Moonrise 8:38AMMoonset 8:10PM Illumination 6% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Toronto, KS
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Area Discussion for - Wichita, KS
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FXUS63 KICT 191758 AFDICT

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Wichita KS 1258 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

SHORT TERM. (Today through Monday night) Issued at 221 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

The smoky haze from the western CONUS wildfires will continue to affect the area today. Otherwise, cirrus will move into the ridge aloft as it translates over the Plains ahead of the upper low/trof moving from the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies. Southerly low level and surface flow will increase across central Kansas in response to the deepening lee side trof over the high Plains. The upper low/trof will continue to advance eastward across the northern Plains into south central Canada during Sunday with seasonably warm and breezy southerly flow continuing across much of the area. The southerly low level flow may tap a bit more moisture on Monday though little change to the seasonable warmth.

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LONG TERM. (Tuesday through Friday) Issued at 221 AM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

The southerly low level flow will continue to keep the area seasonably warm through mid-week. An upper trof moving across the northern Plains/Upper Midwest on Wednesday may support the passage of a surface trof/weak cold front across Kansas. Even so, moisture and forcing will be marginal to support organized precipitation. The operational GFS and ECMWF diverge significantly late in the week and become out of phase with respect to trof and ridge positions across the CONUS by Friday for lower confidence on the outer periods of the forecast.

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AVIATION. (For the 18Z TAFS through 18Z Sunday afternoon) Issued at 1232 PM CDT Sat Sep 19 2020

A haze remains in the sky due to smoke from the fires out west. Observations indicate a greater concentration in western Kansas with visibility reductions down to 5-7 miles. This trend should continue with more of an impact to the west, the haze/smoke layer is elevated across central Kansas and points east. There are some high clouds scattered around, but it is primarily clear skies beyond the haze as mentioned. KGBD and KRSL are starting to show an increase in the wind speeds with the deepening trough along the Front Range; speeds above 15kts will persist during the forecast with this system to the west. Low level wind shear is possible at KRSL with a slight directional and speed increase around 7Z, but this should diminish in the morning as the system moves northeast. Southerly winds are anticipated throughout.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. Wichita-KICT 80 55 81 55 / 0 0 0 0 Hutchinson 81 56 82 54 / 0 0 0 0 Newton 79 54 80 54 / 0 0 0 0 ElDorado 79 54 80 56 / 0 0 0 0 Winfield-KWLD 80 54 81 56 / 0 0 0 0 Russell 82 60 83 57 / 0 0 0 0 Great Bend 82 59 83 55 / 0 0 0 0 Salina 81 58 82 55 / 0 0 0 0 McPherson 81 57 82 54 / 0 0 0 0 Coffeyville 78 52 79 55 / 0 0 0 0 Chanute 78 52 79 55 / 0 0 0 0 Iola 77 51 78 54 / 0 0 0 0 Parsons-KPPF 78 52 79 55 / 0 0 0 0

ICT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. None.

SHORT TERM . KED LONG TERM . KED AVIATION . VJP


Weather Reporting Stations
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Airport Reports
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Chanute, Chanute Martin Johnson Airport, KS31 mi34 minSSE 610.00 miFair75°F55°F50%1023.1 hPa

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