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|Sunrise 7:04AM||Sunset 8:27PM||Friday August 23, 2019 6:15 AM CDT (11:15 UTC)||Moonrise 12:00AM||Moonset 1:43PM||Illumination 46%|
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Area Discussion for - Goodland, KS  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service goodland ks
401 am mdt Fri aug 23 2019
Short term (today through tomorrow night)
issued at 344 am mdt Fri aug 23 2019
starting out this morning, main concern will be determining fog
developing across the tri-state area. Will be keeping a close eye
and issuing updates as needed to the forecast. While confidence on
fog occurring this morning is high, confidence is low as to the
extent and location of development. That said, areas that do
develop fog are expected to see conditions last through the mid
Today, guidance has continued to favor development of a large
line of convection pushing across the area from west to east. In
this narrow band of showers and storms, some embedded severe
thunderstorms are expected to develop. Threats include large hail,
damaging winds, locally heavy rainfall, and an isolated tornado
or two. SPC and wpc day 1 outlooks are both slight for our area.
At this time, was not confident enough to issue a flash flood
watch, but as the next round of guidance comes in and confidence
improves, one may be issued this morning. Highs will be in the
80s with overnight lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Friday night, we will see showers and storms continue to impact
the area. Expecting an MCS to develop and trek over our cwa
continuing potential severe weather threats into the morning hours
on Saturday. As the upper level trough exits the region throughout
the day, precipitation chances will die off.
Saturday afternoon, low confidence on convective development. But
cannot rule out an isolated severe thunderstorm or two, with sole
development precisely due to mesoscale features. Threats again
being large hail and damaging winds. Not expecting storms that do
develop to last through midnight. Highs will be in the upper 70s
to upper 80s with overnight lows in the mid 50s to mid 60s.
Long term (Sunday through Friday)
issued at 335 am mdt Fri aug 23 2019
synopsis... Unsettled weather is expected for the tri-state area for
much of the long term forecast period. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will be prevalent while temperatures cool down to
something more fall-like. High temperatures Sunday will be in the
upper 80s to low 90s while high temperatures next Friday could be
down to the low 70s with some morning lows creeping down into the
upper 40s for some.
Discussion... A strong jet streak of upper-level wind is expected to
progress eastward into the central united states this weekend and|
provide increased upper-level support for ascent and the formation
of showers and thunderstorms. Model guidance suggests this jet will
eventually mature into an upper-level trough by Monday or Tuesday
centered over southern manitoba while relatively strong upper-level
flow will be present down through the central high plains. Breezy
surface northerly winds on Monday and evening convection are
expected to usher in several days of cooler temperatures across the
tri-state area with highs in the 70s.
Even as this upper-level trough progresses eastward toward the
middle of next week, relatively strong northwesterly upper-level
flow is expected to persist over the central high plains between a
developing upper-level ridge to the southwest and a persistent jet
of strong wind speeds aloft over southern canada and stretching into
the northern plains region. This relatively strong northwesterly
flow on the order of 30 to 40 kts will allow for the formation of
leeside upper-level shortwave troughs which will lead to chances for
showers and thunderstorms for much of the tri-state area through the
end of the long term forecast period.
With no strong indications of a regime change in the upper-level
flow pattern for next weekend, it would certainly appear that cooler
temperatures will be sticking around for good as meteorological fall
begins. Statistically speaking, much of the tri-state area is less
than six weeks away from their historical first frost of the season,
and if the current forecast verifies we will begin to see low
temperatures dipping into the upper 40s by next weekend for the
first time since spring.
Aviation (for the 12z tafs through 12z Saturday morning)
issued at 344 am mdt Fri aug 23 2019
throughout the rest of the TAF period, expecting several rounds of
sub-vfr conditions, first due to fog this morning, followed by
another round associated with a line of showers and storms moving
across the tri-state area from west to east. Both the mccook and
goodland terminals are expected to be impacted, by first the fog,
then the showers and storms later today. Winds will be all over
the place as residual boundaries and storms will vary directions.
Amendments will be issued as needed.
Gld watches warnings advisories
Short term... Ev
long term... Patton
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