Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
257 PM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE THE
MID-TROPOSPHERIC PATTERN SHIFT PUSHES THE RIDGE TO THE WEST LATE
THIS WEEKEND AND ALLOWS COOLER AIR TO MOVE INTO THE AREA. WILL
MAINTAIN THE HEAT ADVISORY FOR TOMORROW ALTHOUGH FORECAST HEAT
INDICES ARE ONLY MARGINALLY REACHING THE 105 CRITERIA.
PRECIPITATION CHANCES START OVERNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE
APPROACH OF THE FRONT... AND RELIEF FROM THE HEAT STARTS MOVING
INTO NORTHERN OKLAHOMA WITH THE FRONT ON SUNDAY. THE AREA REMAINS
IN A NORTHWEST FLOW PATTERN ALOFT NEXT WEEK WITH COOLER THAN CLIMO
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED. THERE HAS BEEN A CONSISTENT SIGNAL OF A
MORE SIGNIFICANT SHORTWAVE IN THE NORTHWEST FLOW SUPPORTING HIGHER
STORM CHANCES MID WEEK NEXT WEEK WITH THE POTENTIAL OF A STORM
COMPLEX MOVING INTO THE AREA FROM THE HIGH PLAINS OF COLORADO.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
OKLAHOMA CITY OK  73 101  75  99 /   0   0  10  20
HOBART OK         74 102  74 102 /   0   0  10  20
WICHITA FALLS TX  74 101  77 102 /   0   0   0  10
GAGE OK           73 103  71  96 /  10  10  20  20
PONCA CITY OK     77 101  76  97 /  10  10  20  20
DURANT OK         75 101  75 102 /   0   0   0  10

&&

.OUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OK...HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY FOR OKZ005>008-010>048-
     050>052.

TX...HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY FOR TXZ083>090.

&&

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