Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
510 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

.AVIATION...
LIGHT WINDS WILL SWING AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND A WEAK COLD
FRONT OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL THEN SWITCH BACK AROUND TO THE WEST AND
SOUTHWEST AND THEY WILL GET GUSTY AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.
SKIES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VFR.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 444 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016/

DISCUSSION...
THE THREAT FOR PRECIPITATION CONTINUES TO BE SLIM TO NONE FOR THE NEXT
7 DAYS. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE JUST OFF THE WEST
COAST OF THE UNITED STATES WILL MOVE EWD AND ACROSS THE PLAINS STATES
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THEN SLIDE EAST OF THE AREA THURSDAY. ABOVE
TO WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ARE IN STORE MONDAY THRU THURSDAY...
WITH THURSDAY EXPECTED TO BE THE WARMEST DAY OF THE NEXT 7 DAYS.
BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED THURSDAY.

A FAST MOVNG UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROF WILL TRACK ACROSS THE AREA
LATER THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. NO POPS FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS.

ANDRADE

FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES ON THURSDAY DUE TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ALONG WITH FORECAST MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 9 TO 19 PERENT.

ANDRADE

&&

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

&&

$$

15/12


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