Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 051652
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1052 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

...MORNING UPDATE...

.UPDATE...MORNING OBSERVATIONS ARE SHOWING BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS IN
THE WAKE OF A PASSING COLD FRONT WHICH ARE HIGHER THAN FORECASTED IN
THE NORTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. THIS COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO
PUSH SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON USHERING IN A
COOLER AIR THAT WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 30S TO MID 40S.
PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS PANHANDLE MAY BE ABLE TO POP INTO THE
50S BEFORE FRONTAL PASSAGE. TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS WERE
UPDATED BASED UPON PRESENT TRENDS AND OBSERVATIONS...WITH THE REST OF
THE FORECAST REMAINING ON TRACK.

BIEDA

&&

.AVIATION...PREVIOUS DISCUSSION...12Z TAFS...A COLD FRONT MOVING
THROUGH THE DHT AND GUY TAF SITES NOW WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AMA TAF
SITE AROUND MID MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL GUST UP TO AROUND 30
KNOTS AT AMA AND GUY WITH GUSTS CLOSE TO 35 KNOTS AT DHT. SOME LOWER
CLOUDS IN THE MVFR RANGE MAY VISIT THE DHT TAF SITE THIS AFTERNOON.
BELIEVE AT THIS POINT THAT AMA AND GUY WILL REMAIN VFR. WINDS WILL
THEN DECREASE WITH SUNSET TONIGHT AND THEY WILL START TO BACK SOME.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                44  22  58  28  51 /   5   0   0   0   0
BEAVER OK                  44  20  57  27  49 /   5   0   0   0   0
BOISE CITY OK              40  19  57  27  45 /  10   0   0   0   0
BORGER TX                  46  23  57  30  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOYS RANCH TX              46  19  57  26  52 /   5   0   0   0   0
CANYON TX                  44  21  59  28  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
CLARENDON TX               46  25  59  31  55 /   0   0   0   0   0
DALHART TX                 42  16  56  26  49 /   5   0   0   0   0
GUYMON OK                  44  17  56  27  48 /   5   0   0   0   0
HEREFORD TX                44  20  59  28  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
LIPSCOMB TX                45  21  57  28  52 /   5   0   0   0   0
PAMPA TX                   42  23  57  30  50 /   5   0   0   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                49  25  57  29  56 /   0   0   0   0   0
WELLINGTON TX              52  28  59  31  59 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

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

&&

$$

18/98



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