Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 280509
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1109 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015


.AVIATION...
VFR SKC AREAWIDE THRU 29/06Z...ALTHOUGH JUST A FEW MID OR UPPER
LVL CLOUDS INTO NE TX AFTER 29/00Z. LGT WINDS BECMG SE-E NEAR 10
KTS WED AFTN...AND SOUTH AT LEAST 5 TO 10 KTS AREAWIDE
AFTER 29/00Z./VII/.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 928 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015/

DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE ON THE SURFACE EXTENDED FROM THE GREAT LAKES REGION
SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION THIS EVENING WHILE HIGH PRESSURE
RIDGE ALOFT EXTENDED FROM SOUTH TEXAS ACROSS THE PLAINS AND INTO
SOUTHERN CANADA. THIS PATTERN WILL PROVIDE CONTINUED DRY WEATHER AND
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. ONLY MADE A FEW MINOR ADJUSTMENTS TO THE GRIDDED
DATA FOR THE SHORT TERM WHICH WILL NOT MAKE CHANGES NECESSARY TO
THE ONGOING FORECAST. NO UPDATE NEEDED. /06/

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 257 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015/

DISCUSSION...
THIS AFTERNOON...A SHARP RIDGE REMAINS OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WITH
A DEEP TROUGH OFF THE EAST COAST AND A DEEPENING TROUGH OFF THE
WEST COAST. THE RIDGE WILL PROVIDE WARM TEMPS AND DRY WEATHER THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. THEN ON THURSDAY...A STRONG SURFACE HIGH SLIPS SOUTH
FROM CANADA BRINGING A COLD FRONT INTO THE REGION. THIS FRONT WILL
CROSS THE CWA DURING THE DAY...SO SOUTHERN AREAS SHOULD HAVE
ANOTHER WARM DAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. ATTM IT LOOKS LIKE
THE FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA DRY. ON FRIDAY...THE WEST COAST
SYSTEM BEGINS TO TAKE SHAPE...WITH A CLOSED LOW DEVELOPING OVER
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS SYSTEM WILL SPREAD MOISTURE THROUGHOUT
THE SOUTHWEST U.S...REACHING WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE CWA BY FRIDAY
NIGHT. COLDER SURFACE AIR BEHIND THE FRONT WILL ALLOW WARMER...
MOIST AIR TO BE LIFTED...RESULTING IN A WET WEEKEND ACROSS THE
FOUR STATE REGION. RAIN SHOULD END BY MONDAY...AS ANOTHER STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM BUILDS SOUTH FROM CENTRAL CANADA. /14/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  44  72  53  70  41 /   0   0   0   0   0
MLU  40  70  53  68  40 /   0   0   0  10  10
DEQ  38  68  44  65  35 /   0   0   0   0   0
TXK  44  71  51  66  37 /   0   0   0   0   0
ELD  39  70  51  68  38 /   0   0   0  10  10
TYR  48  74  53  68  41 /   0   0   0   0   0
GGG  45  73  53  69  41 /   0   0   0   0   0
LFK  45  74  54  73  45 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

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

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