Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 231719
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1119 AM CST Mon Jan 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Have updated the forecast to follow current trends in the
temperatures and dew points and winds but did not make
changes to the highs or lows. The Four State Area remained under
the influence of high pressure on the surface and aloft. /06/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 1106 AM CST Mon Jan 23 2017/

AVIATION...
VFR conditions to prevail throughout the 18Z TAF pd, as high
pressure at the sfc moves ovhd. Nwly winds 5-10 kts will become
light/vrbl to near-calm overnight, and then increase out of the se
8-12 kts by mid-morning Tuesday. Otherwise, a few areas of very
patchy fog may develop at a few sites around sunrise, but
confidence is too low to mention in the TAFs attm. /12/

PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 248 AM CST Mon Jan 23 2017/

DISCUSSION...
Upper-level ridge to build across the region today allowing for
northwest flow aloft and mostly sunny skies. Surface high across
central Texas to maintain northwest winds around 5 to 10 mph
today. Temperatures forecast to climb into the lower 60s areawide
this afternoon.

Under mostly clear skies and light winds tonight, low temperatures
forecast to fall into lower 40s.

Surface high to shift east on Tuesday allowing for southerly flow
to return to the region. A gradual warmup is expected on Tuesday with
high temperatures forecast to approach 70 while overnight lows on
Tuesday night to fall into the upper 40s to lower 50s.

A surface front to move through the region on Wednesday bringing a
slight chance of showers mainly across north-central Louisiana on
Wednesday afternoon.

High pressure to prevail through the remainder of the forecast
period with temperatures forecast to range from highs in the 50s to
lows in the 30s each day through the weekend. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  63  45  74  52 /  10  10  10  10
MLU  60  41  69  55 /  10  10  10  10
DEQ  60  39  69  42 /  10  10  10  10
TXK  60  43  70  47 /  10  10  10  10
ELD  59  41  70  51 /  10  10  10  10
TYR  64  48  74  48 /  10  10  10  10
GGG  63  47  74  50 /  10  10  10  10
LFK  66  48  76  54 /  10  10  10  20

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...None.
LA...None.
OK...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

06/09/05


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