Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 240915
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
415 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES
TODAY...CAUSING AN INITIAL INCREASE IN WINDS AND ELEVATED FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.  SEE FIRE WEATHER SECTION
BELOW.

LACK OF SIGNIFICANT CLOUD COVER SHOULD ALLOW HIGH TEMPERATURES
TODAY TO REACH THE 70S.  ANOTHER COLD FRONT ON WEDNESDAY EXPECTED TO
DROP MAXIMA TO NEAR 60 IN THE NORTHEAST...WHILE THE SOUTHEAST SHOULD
REACH THE UPPER 70S.

SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING IN NORTHWESTERN SECTIONS
HAS BEEN RETAINED...AS JET STREAK PASSES THROUGH QUICKLY-MOVING TROF
AXIS ABOVE REGION OF MODEST UPSLOPE FLOW.  NO OTHER POPS IN
FORECAST.

COOLER ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER- TO MID-60S.
WARMER ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS MID-LEVEL FLOW BECOMES LESS
MERIDIONAL AND AIRMASS MODIFIES.  CONTINUED MILD ON MONDAY.  03

COCKRELL

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN AROUND NOON IN
WESTERN SECTIONS AS NORTH WINDS COMBINE WITH LOWERING RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES. BY 2 PM...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL END IN
WESTERN SECTIONS AS WINDS DIMINISH...BUT WILL EXIST IN EASTERN
SECTIONS AS RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FALL. THESE CONDITIONS WILL COME TO
AN END IN EASTERN SECTIONS AROUND 5 PM.  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BRIEFLY DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE DUE TO LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES AND BREEZY WINDS.  03

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                75  47  71  35  61 /   0   0   0  10   5
BEAVER OK                  74  47  67  33  64 /   0   0   0   5   0
BOISE CITY OK              71  42  60  32  61 /   0   0  10  20   0
BORGER TX                  75  50  70  38  63 /   0   0   0  10   0
BOYS RANCH TX              75  43  70  35  63 /   0   0   5  10   0
CANYON TX                  76  45  72  36  61 /   0   0   0  10  10
CLARENDON TX               79  47  75  39  63 /   0   0   5  10  10
DALHART TX                 73  41  66  32  62 /   0   0   5  20   0
GUYMON OK                  73  44  65  33  63 /   0   0   5  10   0
HEREFORD TX                75  45  72  34  61 /   0   0   5  10  10
LIPSCOMB TX                75  48  69  36  63 /   0   0   0  10   0
PAMPA TX                   75  46  69  35  61 /   0   0   0  10   0
SHAMROCK TX                79  49  76  39  63 /   0   0   5  10   5
WELLINGTON TX              81  50  79  42  64 /   0   0   5  10  10

&&

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

&&

$$

08/03



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