Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
509 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.AVIATION...
CONDITIONS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE IFR OR LIFR RANGE THROUGH THE
NIGHT. CONDITIONS MAY IMPROVE INTO THE MVFR RANGE BY LATE MONDAY
MORNING AS SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE INTO THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 417 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015/

DISCUSSION...

THE NEXT TO LAST IN A SERIES OF STORMS SYSTEMS SLATED TO IMPACT THE
TX AND OK PNHDLS IS A CLOSED LOW OFF THE SRN CA COAST. OUR FCST AREA
WILL BE IN SW FLOW ALOFT...WHICH SUGGESTS CONTINUED EROSION OF THE
ARCTIC AIRMASS WHICH HAS PLAGUED THE REGION THE PAST FEW DAYS.
MODERATING TEMPERATURES WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY. LATEST MODEL
RUNS HINT THAT OUR FCST AREA WILL BE GENERALLY DRY SLOTTED FROM THIS
NEXT STORM SYSTEM WITH ANY PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS LIKELY THE RESULT
OF AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. HAVE INCORPORATED
THESE IDEAS INTO THE GRIDS.

THE LAST IN THE SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BE A FAST MOVING UPPER
LEVEL TROF AND ITS ATTENDANT SFC COLD FRONT. THESE TWO FEATURES ARE
PROGGED TO IMPACT THE TX AND OK PNHDLS LATER TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. COLDER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHC OF LIGHT SNOW
WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FINAL STORM
SYSTEM IN THE SERIES. A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER ALONG WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES IS THEN ANTICIPATED FROM THURSDAY INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

ANDRADE

&&

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

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