Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 040246 AAA
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
946 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A GENERALLY QUIET NIGHT IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA. SHOWERS
ONGOING ACROSS NORTH TEXAS ASSOCIATED WITH A SHORTWAVE TROUGH
DIVING SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS HAVE BEEN
DECREASING IN COVERAGE OVER THE LAST FEW HOURS. BEST AREA OF
VERTICAL ASCENT WITH THE SHORTWAVE SHOULD MOVE JUST TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF THE CWA. THUS...RAIN CHANCES ARE EXPECTED TO STAY
OUTSIDE OF THE AREA.

THE LOW LEVEL AIRMASS IS ALSO A BIT DRIER THAN EXPECTED WHICH HAS
ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO COOL SLIGHTLY FASTER. THEREFORE HAVE
LOWERED MIN TEMPS TONIGHT BY A COUPLE OF DEGREES AREAWIDE.
OTHERWISE...NO MAJOR CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE FORECAST FOR THE
REMAINDER OF TONIGHT.

UPDATED TEXT PRODUCTS WILL BE SENT SHORTLY. /09/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 618 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016/

AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE TERMINAL FORECAST PERIOD.
A WEAK UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH TO BRING MID-CLOUDS FROM 10KFT-15KT
OVERNIGHT. SCT CLOUDS AROUND 5KFT EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY.
OTHERWISE...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT TO INCREASE
TO 15 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ON WEDNESDAY. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  53  79  54  77 /   0   0   0   0
MLU  53  78  53  76 /   0   0   0   0
DEQ  48  78  48  77 /   0   0   0   0
TXK  52  77  51  76 /   0   0   0   0
ELD  50  77  50  76 /   0   0   0   0
TYR  53  79  53  78 /   0   0   0   0
GGG  52  79  53  78 /   0   0   0   0
LFK  52  80  55  80 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...NONE.
LA...NONE.
OK...NONE.
TX...NONE.
&&

$$

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