Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1121 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.AVIATION... /FOR THE 18Z TAFS/
NORTH-NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10-15 KNOTS WILL DECREASE AND BECOME
NORTHWESTERLY LATER THIS EVENING. VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVIAL.

BRB

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 322 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/

DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLES THIS MORNING WITH DRY
NORTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW TODAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A
COOL SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD DOWN FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES MONDAY.
SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES WEST OF THE FORECAST AREA
TUESDAY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLES WITH ANOTHER LEE SURFACE
TROUGH DEVELOPING WEDNESDAY NEAR THE TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO STATE LINE.
COLD FRONT TO PUSH SOUTH AND WEST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA BY
THURSDAY MORNING AND MIDDAY THURSDAY. DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK AS AN UPPER RIDGE REMAINS
OVER THE WESTERN STATES. PERIODIC INTRUSIONS OF COOLER AIR WILL OCCUR
DURING THE UPCOMING WEEK...HOWEVER DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AND
MAINLY SEASONABLE OR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS CAN BE EXPECTED.

SCHNEIDER

&&

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

&&

$$

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