Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KFWD 091155
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
655 AM CDT WED JUL 9 2014

.AVIATION...
VFR THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WITH MAINLY SCATTERED TO BROKEN MID
AND UPPER LEVEL CLOUDS.

THE ONLY AVIATION WEATHER CONCERN WILL BE THE CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS AT THE METROPLEX TAF SITES AS A COLD FRONT SLIDES
INTO THE REGION. THE FRONT SHOULD REMAIN NORTH OF ALL NORTH TEXAS
TERMINALS WITH A PREVAILING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND LESS THAN 12 KNOTS.
HOWEVER...STORMS THAT DEVELOP CLOSE TO THE RED RIVER WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST IN NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT AND MAY IMPACT THE METROPLEX
AIRPORTS THIS AFTERNOON. WILL KEEP THE MENTION OF VCTS FROM 21Z
UNTIL ABOUT 02Z.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 223 AM CDT WED JUL 9 2014/
AN UPPER LONG WAVE TROUGH WILL MAINTAIN A POSITION OVER THE EASTERN
CONUS AND EASTERN CANADA FOR MOST OF THIS FORECAST WHILE A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS POSITIONED OVER THE SOUTHERN
ROCKIES...SOUTHERN PLAINS AND THE CENTRAL GULF COAST STATES.

THE RESULTING NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL ALLOW A COLD FRONT TO SINK
DOWN INTO THE RED RIVER VALLEY TODAY WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE NORTH OF A GRAHAM TO ATHENS LINE...MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON. AFTERWARD...THERE IS LITTLE OPPORTUNITY FOR
CONVECTION UNTIL LATE NEXT WEEK.

LOW LEVEL PARTIAL THICKNESSES WILL CHANGE LITTLE THROUGH FRIDAY...BUT
WILL INCREASE ABOUT 10 DM GOING INTO NEXT WEEK. AREA HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS THEN WE WILL SEE MORE UPPER 90S AND 100S ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS THIS WEEKEND AND THE FIRST OF
NEXT WEEK.   75

&&



.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX  97  77  98  76  99 /  20  20   5   5   5
WACO, TX              96  74  97  73  97 /   5   5   5   5  10
PARIS, TX             93  73  94  73  95 /  30  30  10  10  10
DENTON, TX            96  75  98  74  99 /  30  30   5   5   5
MCKINNEY, TX          96  76  96  75  97 /  30  30   5   5   5
DALLAS, TX            97  77  98  77  99 /  20  20   5   5   5
TERRELL, TX           97  76  98  74  97 /  20  20  10  10  10
CORSICANA, TX         95  74  96  73  97 /  10  10   5  10  10
TEMPLE, TX            97  74  97  73  97 /   5   5   5  10  10
MINERAL WELLS, TX     98  74  99  73  99 /  10  10   5   5   5

&&

.FWD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

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