Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 290906
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
406 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT OVER THE NORTHEAST CWA SHOULD CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY SWEEP SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE REST OF THE PANHANDLES THIS
MORNING. NOT MUCH FAN FAIR WITH THIS FRONT OTHER THAN LIGHT
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS. ANY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN TO OUR SOUTH AND WEST TODAY.

NOT MUCH CHANGE TO THE FORECAST FROM YESTERDAY AT THIS TIME. UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE IS STILL EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE PANHANDLES TODAY
AND SUNDAY.  THE RIDGE THEN STRETCHES OUT FROM SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
INTO THE GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY. WILL KEEP THE MAIN CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GOING FOR MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS WEAK
UPPER LEVEL SHORT WAVES MOVE ALONG THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE RIDGE.
ONE COULD ARGUE TO KEEP THUNDERSTORMS GOING WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
AS WELL..BUT IT LOOKS LIKE THEY WILL BE PRETTY ISOLATED...SO WILL
HOLD OFF FOR NOW AND MAYBE WE CAN PINPOINT A LOCATION BETTER AS WE
GET CLOSER.

WILL ADD SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BACK INTO THE FORECAST FOR
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PANHANDLES FOR FRIDAY AS A LITTLE STRONGER
SHORT WAVE TROUGH MOVES THROUGH THE WESTERN PART OF THE RIDGE.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                89  62  90  66  95 /   5   5   5   0   5
BEAVER OK                  92  61  92  65  99 /   0   0   5   5   5
BOISE CITY OK              88  60  91  64  95 /   5   0   5   5  20
BORGER TX                  92  63  92  67  97 /   5   0   5   5   5
BOYS RANCH TX              92  61  92  65  97 /   5   5   5   5  10
CANYON TX                  90  62  90  65  95 /   5   5   5   0   5
CLARENDON TX               92  64  90  65  96 /   5   5   5   0   0
DALHART TX                 89  60  91  63  95 /   5   5   5   5  20
GUYMON OK                  91  61  92  65  98 /   0   0   5   5   5
HEREFORD TX                89  61  89  65  94 /   5   5   5   0   5
LIPSCOMB TX                92  61  92  66  98 /   0   0   5   5   0
PAMPA TX                   89  62  89  65  95 /   5   0   5   0   0
SHAMROCK TX                93  63  91  66  98 /   5   0   5   0   0
WELLINGTON TX              94  65  92  67  99 /   5   5   5   5   0

&&

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

&&

$$

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