Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 240354 AAB
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1054 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 06Z TAFS...AN OUTSIDE PSBLTY EXISTS FOR PATCHY FOG NEAR
SUNRISE FRIDAY. HOWEVER...CONFIDENCE IS LOW AS TO WHERE OR IF IT WILL
DEVELOP AT ALL. THEREFORE....HAVE OMITTED FROM THIS TAF FCST CYCLE.
OTHERWISE...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT ALL TERMINAL SITES THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY EVENING.

ANDRADE

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 629 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014/

AVIATION...
FOR THE 00Z TAFS...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT ALL TERMINAL SITES
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

ANDRADE

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 330 PM CDT THU OCT 23 2014/

DISCUSSION...
NO CHANGES OF GREAT SIGNIFICANCE HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE FORECAST.
DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT...FOLLOWED BY PRESENCE OF MID-LEVEL RIDGE
LEAD US TO CALL FOR GENERALLY CLEAR SKY THROUGH SATURDAY.  AS
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT DEVELOPS AND INCREASES ON SUNDAY...INITIALLY
DRY FLOW EXPECTED TO KEEP MAINLY CLEAR SKY IN PLACE ON SUNDAY...
WITH SOME INCREASE IN CLOUDS IS EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT.  VERY WARM DAYTIME CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY.

COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE MONDAY OR MONDAY EVENING...WITH
BRIEF OPPORTUNITY FOR PRECIPITATION MONDAY NIGHT ACROSS NORTHEAST
HALF OF FORECAST AREA.  COOLER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THEREAFTER
IN WAKE OF FRONTAL PASSAGE.  03

COCKRELL

FIRE WEATHER...
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW 20
PERCENT ACROSS THE NORTHWEST HALF OF THE COMBINED PANHANDLES ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...AND ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.  LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
DRY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...SHIFTING
TO NORTH LATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT.  NO ELEVATED OR CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME PERIOD DUE TO
RECENT WETTING RAINS AND UNSUPPORTIVE FUELS.  03

&&

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

&&

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