Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 242328
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
528 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014

.AVIATION...00Z TAFS

VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE. A WEAK FRONT WILL TURN WINDS TO THE
NORTH TONIGHT AND ALTHOUGH A BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONGER WINDS WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE IMMEDIATE WAKE OF THE FRONT...MOST WINDS SHOULD STAY
BELOW 15 KTS. WINDS WILL PICK UP AND GET GUSTY OUT OF THE SW TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

SIMPSON
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 217 PM CST MON NOV 24 2014/

DISCUSSION...
EXITING UPPER TROUGH TONIGHT WITH A DRY NORTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW
ACROSS THE PANHANDLES THROUGH THIS WEEK AS AN UPPER RIDGE BUILDS
ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. UPPER RIDGE
DEAMPLIFIES DURING THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK AS THE UPPER FLOW
BACKS TO BECOME ZONAL BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. CLOSED UPPER LOW
FORECAST TO MOVE ONSHORE OF CA LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND UPPER FLOW
CONTINUES TO BACK AND BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY BY SUNDAY. A LEADING
SHORTWAVE TROUGH APPROACHES THE FORECAST AREA BY SUNDAY NIGHT FROM
THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES...HOWEVER NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS UPPER TROUGH. A STRONG COLD FRONT
TRACKS SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OUT OF WESTERN CANADA OVER THE WEEKEND AND
IS FORECAST TO BACKDOOR INTO THE PANHANDLES DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

IN THE MEANTIME...DRY AND UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS EXPECTED
ACROSS THE PANHANDLES THROUGH SATURDAY WITH HIGH TEMPS CLIMBING BACK
INTO THE 60S AND 70S BY THANKSGIVING DAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

SCHNEIDER

&&

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

&&

$$

09/16




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