Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
333 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
MID AND HIGH CLOUDS CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE FORECAST
AREA IN THE NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT. THESE CLOUDS ARE GENERALLY
THIN EXCEPT ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN ZONES. THE NORTHWESTERLY FLOW
ALOFT WILL GIVE WAY TO A MORE ZONAL FLOW SUNDAY AS THE UPPER
RIDGE CURRENTLY OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. BREAKS DOWN WHILE THE
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH THAT CURRENTLY EXTENDS FROM MICHIGAN TO
LOUISIANA MOVES EASTWARD. AFTER SEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES
SATURDAY MORNING...WE WILL HAVE ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH
AT LEAST THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

AN APPROACHING SHORTWAVE IN THE MORE ZONAL FLOW ALOFT ALONG WITH
A WEAK COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO NORTH TEXAS SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY WILL RESULT IN AT LEAST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF US-287 AND I-20 SUNDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL BE
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN TWO-
THIRDS OF THE FORECAST AREA MONDAY.

ALTHOUGH THE MODELS CONTINUE TO DIFFER ON THEIR SOLUTIONS IN THE
EXTENDED PORTION OF THE FORECAST...THERE WILL BE SOME CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AREA WIDE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT. RAIN CHANCES WILL SHIFT TO ALONG AND EAST OF THE I-35
CORRIDOR WEDNESDAY AND EAST OF I-35 THURSDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MOVES EAST.

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&&

.AVIATION...
/ISSUED 1211 PM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015/
A COLD FRONT HAS PUSHED THROUGH THE METROPLEX TERMINALS AND WILL
MOVE ACROSS KACT BY 20Z. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN BEHIND
THE FRONT WILL KEEP NORTHERLY WIND SPEEDS UP AROUND 15 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN RELAXING AND VEERING OVERNIGHT. ALL TERMINALS
SHOULD HAVE SOUTHERLY WINDS ON SATURDAY WITH LIGHT SPEEDS THROUGH
MID MORNING THEN UP AROUND 12 KNOTS THE REST OF THE DAY.

OTHER THAN SOME MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS
THE REGION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL DURING THIS FORECAST. 75


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX  48  81  57  85  62 /   5  10   0   5  10
WACO, TX              46  84  58  85  63 /   0   5   0   5   5
PARIS, TX             43  73  50  79  57 /  10  10   0  10  40
DENTON, TX            45  81  54  84  60 /   5  10   0   5  20
MCKINNEY, TX          42  78  53  82  60 /   5  10   0  10  20
DALLAS, TX            50  80  59  84  62 /   5  10   0   5  10
TERRELL, TX           44  77  55  83  61 /   5  10   0  10  10
CORSICANA, TX         47  78  59  82  63 /   5   5   0   5  10
TEMPLE, TX            49  82  58  84  61 /   0   5   0   5   5
MINERAL WELLS, TX     46  86  54  88  58 /   5   5   0   5  10

&&

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

&&

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