Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 090939
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
339 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.DISCUSSION...
DRY NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.
HIGH-AMPLITUDE MID-LEVEL RIDGE CURRENTLY OVER WESTERN CONUS IS
PREDICTED TO DAMPEN SIGNIFICANTLY TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.  BRIEF
NEAR-ZONAL FLOW ON SUNDAY EXPECTED TO LEAD TO MORE NORTHWEST FLOW
MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

APART FROM A DAY OF INCREASED CLOUDS ON SUNDAY...A CLEAR SKY IS
EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS WITH NO OPPORTUNITIES SEEN FOR
PRECIPITATION.  ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED EACH
DAY.  WEAK COLD FRONTS WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EARLY FRIDAY AND ON SUNDAY
ARE NOT EXPECTED TO PRODUCE COLD CONDITIONS OR EXCESSIVE WINDS.  03

COCKRELL

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
BRIEFLY ELEVATED CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS PANHANDLE AS
DRY NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOP. ELEVATED TO POSSIBLY CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ON WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS PANHANDLE AS DRY SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE.
EXCESSIVE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY.  03

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                64  32  74  33  63 /   0   0   0   0   0
BEAVER OK                  60  28  72  29  59 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOISE CITY OK              62  29  74  30  62 /   0   0   0   0   0
BORGER TX                  64  36  75  35  63 /   0   0   0   0   0
BOYS RANCH TX              66  28  76  30  64 /   0   0   0   0   0
CANYON TX                  64  30  75  33  64 /   0   0   0   0   0
CLARENDON TX               66  34  75  37  64 /   0   0   0   0   0
DALHART TX                 63  25  74  29  63 /   0   0   0   0   0
GUYMON OK                  63  28  74  30  62 /   0   0   0   0   0
HEREFORD TX                65  30  75  32  64 /   0   0   0   0   0
LIPSCOMB TX                61  29  73  31  60 /   0   0   0   0   0
PAMPA TX                   61  33  72  34  61 /   0   0   0   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                65  31  74  36  63 /   0   0   0   0   0
WELLINGTON TX              68  33  74  37  65 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

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

&&

$$

11/03



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