Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 022216
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
416 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
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. SHORT RANGE MODELS HAVE SPED UP THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE A
LITTLE COMPARED TO PAST COUPLE DAYS WORTH OF RUNS. THE COULD BE SOME
SORT OF A MAX TEMPERATURE GRADIENT FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE
AREA ON TUESDAY AS THE COLD FRONT ENTERS THE NORTHERN ZONES TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS FRONT SHOULD BE SOUTH OF THE FCST AREA LATER TUESDAY
EVENING. MUCH COLDER AIR WILL POUR INTO THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. IN ADDTION...NEARLY ALL MODELS HAVE TRENDED WETTER WTIH
SNOW PROPECTS TUE NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. HAVE RAMPED UP POPS INTO THE
LIKELY CATEGORY FOR WEDNESDAY AS THE MAIN UPPER LEVEL TROF OF LOW
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. PRELIMINARY INDICATIONS ARE THAT
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES MAY OCCUR...WITH SLIGHTLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE FAR NRN ZONES. PRECIPITATION MAY
INITIALLY BEGIN AS EITHER LIGHT RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN TUESDAY
NIGHT BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW. RAPIDLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS
ARE ANTICIPATED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROF AXIS MOVES
EAST OF THE TX AND OK PNHDLS. A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER ALONG WITH
WARMER TEMPERATURES IS IN STORE FOR THE FCST AREA FROM THURSDAY INTO
NEXT MONDAY.

ANDRADE

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                35  60  19  24  14 /   5   5  30  60  10
BEAVER OK                  34  51  17  25  12 /   5   5  30  60   5
BOISE CITY OK              33  49  14  23  11 /   5   5  30  60   5
BORGER TX                  38  61  19  26  15 /   5   5  30  60   5
BOYS RANCH TX              34  61  18  25  13 /   5   5  30  60  10
CANYON TX                  35  60  21  25  14 /   5   5  30  60  10
CLARENDON TX               35  62  22  26  15 /  10   5  30  60  10
DALHART TX                 34  55  17  24  10 /   5   5  30  60   5
GUYMON OK                  35  53  16  24  12 /   5   5  30  60   5
HEREFORD TX                34  61  22  26  13 /   5   5  30  60  10
LIPSCOMB TX                35  55  18  25  13 /   5   5  30  60   5
PAMPA TX                   35  60  19  25  13 /   5   5  30  60   5
SHAMROCK TX                36  62  23  27  15 /  10   5  30  60  10
WELLINGTON TX              36  64  25  28  17 /  10   5  30  60  10

&&

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

&&

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