Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 271708 AAB
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1108 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014

.UPDATE...
UPDATED FOR THE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

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.AVIATION.../18Z TAFS/
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH SOUTHWESTERLY
WIND GUSTS UP TO 26KTS POSSIBLE THROUGH 00Z.

KNS

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 507 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014/

AVIATION...

VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD. WINDS HAVE BECOME
SOUTHWESTERLY AT KGUY AND KDHT EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL INCREASE
WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 20 AND 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL VEER TO
SOUTHWESTERLY AT KAMA BY MID MORNING WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 POSSIBLE
DURING PEAK MIXING THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS MAY BACK SLIGHTLY TO
SOUTHERLY ONCE MIXING SUBSIDES THIS EVENING DEPENDING ON THE EXACT
POSITION OF STRENGTHENING LEE SURFACE TROUGH TO THE WEST. THEREFORE
MINOR ADJUSTMENTS TO WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED MAY BE NEEDED
ESPECIALLY TOWARD THE END OF THE TAF PERIOD.

BRB

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.DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 340 AM CST THU NOV 27 2014/

FORECAST FOR PLEASANT WEATHER THROUGH THANKSGIVING WEEKEND
CONTINUES.  NOTABLY WARMER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGHS IN
THE 60S TO LOWER-70S.  VERY WARM ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH HIGHS
IN THE 70 TO 80 DEGREE FAHRENHEIT RANGE DAILY.  COLD FRONT ON
SUNDAY MOVES IN FROM THE NORTHEAST...RESULTING IN HIGHS IN THE 60 TO
75 DEGREE RANGE.  NO POPS WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE...OR IN ANY OF
FORECAST FOR THAT MATTER...DUE TO EXPECTED DRY NATURE OF
ATMOSPHERE.  MUCH COOLER ON MONDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID-30S TO MID-
40S.  POST-FRONTAL AIRMASS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY MODIFY...WITH HIGHS
ON TUESDAY ABOUT 5 DEGREES ABOVE CLIMO.  03

COCKRELL

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.FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON FRIDAY
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...AND ON SATURDAY
ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST HALF OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES...AS RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES FALL BELOW 20 PERCENT AND WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE.
03

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.AMA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
OK...NONE.

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