Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 021655
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1155 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

.AVIATION... /FOR THE 18Z TAFS/

VFR CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD. A WEAK LEE
TROUGH WILL BE POSITIONED WEST OF THE THREE TAF SITES RESULTING IN
SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE WINDS WILL PEAK THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN DECREASE
THIS EVENING AS MIXING SUBSIDES. WINDS MAY BRIEFLY BACK TO A MORE
SOUTH-SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION LATER THIS EVENING AS THIS HAPPENS.

BRB

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 350 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015/

DISCUSSION...
UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE PANHANDLES TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
WHICH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST OF THE PANHANDLES BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE RETREATING BACK OVER THE EASTERN PANHANDLES
OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. SUBSIDENCE WILL ALLOW
FOR WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS THIS WEEK ALTHOUGH UNDERCUT MOS
GUIDANCE SLIGHTLY DUE TO RECENT RAINS AND GREEN VEGETATION.
CONVECTION MAY DEVELOP ON THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF THE UPPER RIDGE
LATE THIS WEEK AND LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
SOUTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW ACROSS THE PANHANDLES AND AN APPROACHING
CLOSED UPPER LOW FROM CALIFORNIA WILL ALLOW FOR SUB-TROPICAL
MOISTURE TO ADVECT AMPLE MID AND UPPER LEVEL MOISTURE NORTH AND
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES
ALONG WITH SEVERAL EMBEDDED VORT MAXES BY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. CONVECTION
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND NIGHTTIME HOURS WHICH COULD POSSIBLY IMPACT
MAINLY THE NORTHERN SECTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA.

SCHNEIDER

&&

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

&&

$$

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