Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 231148 AAA
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
548 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

.AVIATION...
/12Z TAFS/ VERY PATCHY LIGHT FOG NEAR THE KAMA TERMINAL HAS RESULTED
IN CIGS AND VSBYS TO FLUCTUATE OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER EXPECT VFR
CONDITIONS THROUGH THE VALID TAF FORECAST PERIOD...DESPITE LOW
CLOUDS POSSIBLY REDEVELOPING LATE TONIGHT. LIGHT SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
VEER TO THE NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON WITH SPEEDS INCREASING TO AROUND
12 KTS.

CLK

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 500 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015/

DISCUSSION...
RATHER TRANQUIL WEATHER IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE OK AND TX PNHDLS DURG
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. UNDERCUT MOS TEMPS FOR THE FIRST 2 TO 3 DAYS IN
AREAS WHERE DEEP SNOW COVER REMAINS. OTHERWISE...A RETURN TO DRY
WEATHER ALONG WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES IS IN STORE BEGINNING
TODAY AND CONTINUING INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS AN UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ADVANCES EWD AND AFFECTS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS.

MEDIUM RANGE MODELS SUGGEST THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM THAT WILL LIKELY
IMPACT THE FCST AREA LATE NEXT WEEK WILL BE ORIGINATING IN THE SRN
STREAM AND AT LOWER LATITUDES COMPARED TO THE PREVIOUS STORM SYSTEM.
MODELS EXHIBIT DIFFERENCES IN TIMING SO DECIDED TO USE A COMPROMISE.
HAVE INSERTED SLGT CHC POPS FOR RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE SRN TX PNHDL
NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY FOR STARTERS. A COLD FRONT IS SLATED
TO MOVE THRU THE AREA AROUND NEXT THURSDAY WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES
ANTICIPATED ON THAT DAY.

ANDRADE

&&

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

&&

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