Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 280811
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
311 AM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO DRAG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE PANHANDLES THIS MORNING. THIS FRONT MAY TRY TO
STALL ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON. WILL KEEP
THE HIGHEST POPS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE CLOSEST TO THIS
FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ANOTHER LOBE OF VORTICITY WILL
SWING SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE PANHANDLES OVERNIGHT...SO MAY LINGER SOME
RAIN PAST MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTH.

THE WEATHER SHOULD THEN TURN DRY FOR THE WEEKEND AS THE UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE BUILDS INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST.

THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL THEN STRETCH FROM SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE GREAT LAKES FOR NEXT WEEK. MEANWHILE...AN
UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL MEANDER ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND LOWER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THIS RIDGE AXIS.
SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE WILL LIKELY SPILL INTO THE PANHANDLES AT TIMES
NEXT WEEK. THIS MOISTURE COUPLED WITH ANY SHEAR AXIS BETWEEN THE
RIDGE AND THE LOW MAY CAUSE PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE GENERALLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THIS FORECAST.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                88  65  88  64  92 /  20  20   5   0   0
BEAVER OK                  91  65  90  63  94 /  10  10   0   0   0
BOISE CITY OK              87  61  87  61  91 /  10  10   5   5   5
BORGER TX                  90  67  90  66  93 /  20  20   5   0   0
BOYS RANCH TX              90  64  89  63  93 /  10  20   5   0   0
CANYON TX                  88  64  89  64  92 /  20  20   5   5   0
CLARENDON TX               90  68  90  66  93 /  30  20   5  10   5
DALHART TX                 88  62  88  61  92 /  10  10   5   5   5
GUYMON OK                  90  64  89  63  93 /  10  10   0   0   5
HEREFORD TX                87  63  88  63  91 /  20  20   5   5   5
LIPSCOMB TX                91  66  90  63  93 /  20  20   0   0   0
PAMPA TX                   88  65  88  64  91 /  30  20   5   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                92  67  91  66  94 /  30  30   5  10   0
WELLINGTON TX              93  68  93  68  95 /  30  30   5  10   0

&&

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

&&

$$

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