Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 232046
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
330 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...
NO CHANGES OF GREAT SIGNIFICANCE HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE FORECAST.
DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT...FOLLOWED BY PRESENCE OF MID-LEVEL RIDGE
LEAD US TO CALL FOR GENERALLY CLEAR SKY THROUGH SATURDAY.  AS
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT DEVELOPS AND INCREASES ON SUNDAY...INITIALLY
DRY FLOW EXPECTED TO KEEP MAINLY CLEAR SKY IN PLACE ON SUNDAY...
WITH SOME INCREASE IN CLOUDS IS EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT.  VERY WARM DAYTIME CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY.

COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE MONDAY OR MONDAY EVENING...WITH
BRIEF OPPORTUNITY FOR PRECIPITATION MONDAY NIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST
HALF OF FORECAST AREA.  COOLER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THEREAFTER
IN WAKE OF FRONTAL PASSAGE.  03

COCKRELL

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW 20
PERCENT ACROSS THE NORTHWEST HALF OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...AND ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.  LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
DRY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...SHIFTING
TO NORTH LATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.  NO ELEVATED OR CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD DUE TO
RECENT WETTING RAINS AND UNSUPPORTIVE FUELS.  03

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                52  85  54  86  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
BEAVER OK                  53  89  52  90  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOISE CITY OK              51  85  49  87  50 /   0   0   0   0   0
BORGER TX                  55  87  57  88  58 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOYS RANCH TX              51  87  51  90  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
CANYON TX                  50  86  51  87  51 /   0   0   0   0   0
CLARENDON TX               54  89  56  89  56 /   0   0   0   0   0
DALHART TX                 45  86  45  87  45 /   0   0   0   0   0
GUYMON OK                  49  87  49  90  51 /   0   0   0   0   0
HEREFORD TX                49  86  50  87  51 /   0   0   0   0   0
LIPSCOMB TX                51  87  52  90  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
PAMPA TX                   54  85  55  87  55 /   0   0   0   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                52  88  54  90  55 /   0   0   0   0   0
WELLINGTON TX              53  87  55  92  55 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

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

&&

$$

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