Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 050847
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
247 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER TROUGH TO EXIT THE PANHANDLES TODAY ALLOWING FOR A DRY
NORTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW TO PREVAIL TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. SHORTWAVE
RIDGING WILL TAKE PLACE OVER THE FORECAST AREA BY SATURDAY BEFORE AN
OPEN WAVE MOVES ACROSS WEST TEXAS LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. SURFACE TROUGH/COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA
SUNDAY...HOWEVER NOT MUCH CHANGE IN TEMPS FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF
THIS SURFACE BOUNDARY. BEST UPPER LEVEL DYNAMICS AND SURFACE MOISTURE
SHOULD REMAIN EAST AND SOUTH OF THE PANHANDLES...THEREFORE DRY
CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. SURFACE TROUGH
DEVELOPS ALONG THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS
DOWNSLOPING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS BRING MUCH ABOVE NORMAL CONDITIONS TO
THE PANHANDLES.

UNDERCUT MOS GUIDANCE ON HIGHS TODAY AND AGAIN FRIDAY DUE TO
SNOWPACK WHICH SHOULD BE GONE BY THE END OF THIS WEEK OR THE WEEKEND.
ABOVE NORMAL CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
ALSO...DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH THE END OF THE FORECAST
PACKAGE.

SCHNEIDER

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                40  22  55  26  58 /   0   0   0   0   5
BEAVER OK                  43  21  57  23  61 /   0   0   0   0   5
BOISE CITY OK              40  21  53  24  55 /   0   0   0   0   5
BORGER TX                  43  25  58  28  61 /   0   0   0   0   5
BOYS RANCH TX              42  23  57  25  60 /   0   0   0   0   5
CANYON TX                  39  22  54  25  56 /   0   0   0   0   5
CLARENDON TX               39  19  54  25  59 /   0   0   0   0   5
DALHART TX                 40  21  55  24  58 /   0   0   0   0   5
GUYMON OK                  44  23  57  26  60 /   0   0   0   0   5
HEREFORD TX                40  22  55  24  57 /   0   0   0   0   5
LIPSCOMB TX                42  24  56  26  62 /   0   0   0   0   5
PAMPA TX                   40  22  55  25  58 /   0   0   0   0   5
SHAMROCK TX                39  19  53  24  60 /   0   0   0   5   5
WELLINGTON TX              40  22  53  26  59 /   0   0   0   0   5

&&

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

&&

$$

05/11




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