Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
400 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE SNOW HAS ENDED ALONG AND WEST OF A SHERMAN TO DALLAS TO
KILLEEN LINE. A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL END ACROSS THE
REST OF THE FORECAST AREA BY MID TO LATE MORNING. WE WILL KEEP THE
WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY GOING THROUGH AT
LEAST MID MORNING EVEN THOUGH THE ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION HAS
ENDED ALONG AND WEST OF I-35. AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT HAS WEAKENED
...WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO 10 TO 20 MPH ACROSS THE WESTERN ZONES.
THUS HAVE CANCELED THE WIND ADVISORY ALONG AND WEST OF A
BOWIE...MERIDIAN...GATESVILLE LINE. WILL LET THE REST OF THE WIND
ADVISORY CONTINUE THROUGH 6 AM. WINDS SHOULD BE DECREASING TO 15
TO 25 MPH TOWARD DAYBREAK AND THEN TO 10 TO 15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

SKIES WILL CLEAR FROM THE WEST TODAY...BUT WITH ICE/SNOW ON THE
GROUND...EXPECT HIGHS TO BE MOSTLY IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S TODAY.
WITH CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT...EXPECT LOWS IN THE
UPPER TEENS TO MID 20S ACROSS THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL START
TO MODERATE FRIDAY AS SOME UPPER LEVEL RIDGING DEVELOPS. THIS
MODERATING TREND WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK. HIGHS WILL BE
MOSTLY IN THE 40S FRIDAY...50S SATURDAY...MID 50S TO LOWER 60S
SUNDAY AND 60S AREA WIDE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. AS A SHORT WAVE
SLIDES ACROSS TO THE SOUTH...THERE WILL BE LOW RAIN CHANCES ACROSS
THE SOUTH SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. OTHERWISE...DRY WEATHER
IS EXPECTED.


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&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX  37  23  47  28  54 /   5   0   0   5  10
WACO, TX              37  22  48  27  53 /  10   0   0   5  10
PARIS, TX             37  20  45  26  54 /  10   0   0   5  10
DENTON, TX            36  20  47  27  54 /   5   0   0   5   5
MCKINNEY, TX          37  20  47  27  54 /   5   0   0   5   5
DALLAS, TX            37  24  47  28  54 /   5   0   0   5  10
TERRELL, TX           35  21  47  28  54 /  10   0   0   5  10
CORSICANA, TX         37  24  48  29  54 /  10   0   0   5  10
TEMPLE, TX            38  23  49  28  52 /  10   0   0  10  20
MINERAL WELLS, TX     37  19  47  28  55 /   5   0   0   5  10

&&

.FWD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING FOR TXZ092>095-
103>107-118>123-133>135-145>148-158>162-174-175.

WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR TXZ091>095-100>107-
115>123-129>135-141>146-156>159.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR TXZ147-148-
160>162-174-175.


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