Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 270854
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
354 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ANUPPER RIDGE ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES TODAY WILL SLOWLY BUILD EAST
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SUBSIDENCE WILL ALLOW FOR LITTLE IN THE WAY OF
CLOUDS EXCEPT FOR SOME OCCASIONAL HIGH LEVEL CLOUDINESS.
OTHERWISE...MAINLY CLEAR OR MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL PREVAIL. ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
WITH SOME LOCATIONS POSSIBLY APPROACHING RECORD HIGHS SATURDAY AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY 5 TO 15
MPH AND MAINLY FROM THE SOUTH AND WEST. COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH
THE PANHANDLES SUNDAY WITH WINDS INCREASING OUT OF THE NORTH 15 TO 25
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS AND COULD BE AS HIGH AS 20 TO 30 MPH. COOLER
CONDITIONS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE UPPER RIDGE
BREAKS DOWN AND UPPER TROUGH TRACKS ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. DRY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL EARLY NEXT WEEK ALTHOUGH CLOSED
UPPER LOW TO TRACKS EAST AND NORTH OUT OF NORTHERN MEXICO AND INTO
SOUTHWEST TEXAS INTO CENTRAL TEXAS. CONTINUED UNSEASONABLY WARM
CONDITIONS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH ANOTHER COLD FRONT
EXPECTED BY NEXT THURSDAY. POSSIBILITY FOR CONVECTION WILL THIS COLD
FRONT DURING THE LATTER HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

SCHNEIDER

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                74  42  83  46  74 /   0   0   0   0   0
BEAVER OK                  70  43  83  46  74 /   0   0   0   0   5
BOISE CITY OK              73  43  81  45  69 /   0   0   0   0   5
BORGER TX                  74  48  85  50  76 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOYS RANCH TX              76  42  85  44  75 /   0   0   0   0   0
CANYON TX                  75  39  83  45  74 /   0   0   0   0   0
CLARENDON TX               72  43  85  46  78 /   0   0   0   0   0
DALHART TX                 74  40  84  42  73 /   0   0   0   0   5
GUYMON OK                  73  42  83  45  72 /   0   0   0   0   0
HEREFORD TX                75  39  84  44  76 /   0   0   0   0   0
LIPSCOMB TX                70  45  83  47  74 /   0   0   0   0   5
PAMPA TX                   70  44  83  46  74 /   0   0   0   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                70  43  84  46  78 /   0   0   0   0   0
WELLINGTON TX              72  45  86  49  81 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.AMA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
OK...NONE.

&&

$$

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