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Mark Conner N9XTN
It seems the idea of pushing a strong cold front through the area next Friday has pretty well gone away. There will be a relatively weak front to the south, but temps north of the front will be near 90 instead of the mid 90s present to the south. Should be a little less humid too.
Aloft, a mid-continent ridge begins to build on Saturday. How fast that comes in will dictate our tracks - it it comes in 12-24 hours sooner, we'll have very short flight distances. At the moment, our flights would go 15-20 miles to the southwest. Short tracks might preclude the use of the Hutchinson airport, as any distance west lands us in town.
Still lots of variation, but I think the upper-air pattern will begin to settle into an answer in a couple of days.
73 de Mark N9XTN