Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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FXUS64 KMEG 201123
AFDMEG

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
523 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
UPDATED FOR 12Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 345 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014/

DISCUSSION...

A SFC LOW IN THE GULF OF MEXICO CONTINUES TO MOVE EASTWARD AND
ASSOCIATED PRECIPITATION TO OVER THE SE US IS ALSO MOVING FARTHER
TO THE EAST. A SFC HIGH WILL RIDGE IN FROM THE NE LATER TODAY INTO
SUNDAY. EXPECTING LOW CLOUDS TO GRADUALLY ERODE LATER TODAY
ALLOWING FOR A MAINLY CLEAR NIGHT TONIGHT. HIGH CLOUDS FROM THE
NEXT SYSTEM WILL STREAM INTO THE AREA SUNDAY.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA TUESDAY PROVIDING
A HIGH CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS. A DEEP UPPER
TROUGH BEHIND THE FRONT MAY PROVIDE A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS OVER A PORTION OF THE AREA WEDNESDAY.

A SFC HIGH WILL BE ALONG THE GULF COAST CHRISTMAS DAY WILL ALLOW
FOR SEASONABLE AND DRY CONDITIONS. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY PROVIDING ANOTHER CHANCE OF RAIN.

SWC

&&

.AVIATION...
12Z TAFS

VFR THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH JBR POSSIBLY SEEING BRIEF MVFR CIGS
THIS MORNING. LIGHT WINDS FROM THE NORTHEAST THROUGH EAST.

JAB

&&

.MEG WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...NONE.
MO...NONE.
MS...NONE.
TN...NONE.
&&

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