Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 271054
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
554 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

The latest Aviation Discussion is included below.

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.AVIATION...

Expect thunderstorms north of KHOB and KCNM to remain north of
those respective terminals through 27/12Z.  Otherwise, VFR
conditions will prevail at all area terminals through this
evening.  Southeasterly winds will become gusty by late morning,
and stay that way through early evening.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 240 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017/

DISCUSSION...
Upper level high pressure centered across the southern high plains
and southern rockies will remain nearly stationary and be the
main weather influence through Saturday. This should limit afternoon
and evening thunderstorm activity (isolated to widely scattered)
to mainly the orographically favored Guadalupe and Davis Mountains
closest to a persistent weak surface trough in very intense
heating. High temperatures are expected to be a few degrees above
normal with the upper ridge dominating.

The chance for more widespread unsettled weather will increase
beginning possibly as early as Sunday and continuing through the
middle of next week. The upper level high center is forecast to
shift ever so slightly to the west to the Rockies setting up an
unstable north to northwest flow aloft regime over the forecast
area. Periodic disturbances within this flow will combine with
oscillating weak boundaries and surface low level convergence
areas to produce increasing chances for thunderstorms and cooler
temperatures across west Texas and southeast New Mexico next week.

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     99  74 100  75 /   0   0   0   0
Carlsbad                       99  71  99  72 /  10  10  10  10
Dryden                         99  75  99  75 /  10  10   0   0
Fort Stockton                  98  72  98  73 /   0   0   0   0
Guadalupe Pass                 90  68  89  68 /  10  10  10  10
Hobbs                          96  69  96  70 /  10  10   0   0
Marfa                          91  63  91  64 /  10  10  10  10
Midland Intl Airport           98  73  99  75 /   0   0   0   0
Odessa                         98  73  99  75 /   0   0   0   0
Wink                          101  73 102  73 /   0   0  10  10

&&

.MAF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NM...None.
TX...None.
&&

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