Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 220853
AFDAMA

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
353 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...
WIDESPREAD TRIPLE-DIGIT HIGH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS THE
PANHANDLES TODAY AND SATURDAY AS BROAD RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT
REMAINS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND SOUTHWEST.  A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA
MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING WHERE STEEPER LAPSE RATES
EXPECTED IN VICINITY OF SURFACE TROF.  SIMILAR SETUP EXPECTED
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING.  BY SUNDAY...HIGHER 700 MB THETA-E
VALUES SPREAD INTO EASTERN AND SOUTHERN SECTIONS...WITH THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES EXTENDING INTO THESE LOCATIONS ALSO.  HIGH TEMPERATURES IN
THE MID- TO UPPER-90S EXPECTED TO PREVAIL MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  03

COCKRELL

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
BRIEFLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP ON SATURDAY
ACROSS WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHEAST SECTIONS OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES FALL BELOW 20 PERCENT AND
SOUTHERLY 20-FOOT WINDS INCREASE ABOVE 15 MPH.  03

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Amarillo TX               100  71 100  72  98 /   0   0   0   5  10
Beaver OK                 105  74 102  74  98 /   0   5   5  20  20
Boise City OK             102  67 100  67  95 /  10  20  20  30  30
Borger TX                 104  75 102  76 100 /   0   5   0   5  20
Boys Ranch TX             102  74 102  72 101 /   0   5   5  10  30
Canyon TX                 100  70  99  72  99 /   0   0   0  10  10
Clarendon TX              100  71  99  72  98 /   0   0   0   5  10
Dalhart TX                102  68 101  69  98 /   5   5  10  20  30
Guymon OK                 104  72 103  71 100 /   0   5  10  20  20
Hereford TX               100  71  99  71  99 /   0   0   0  10  20
Lipscomb TX               103  73 101  73  98 /   0   5   0   5  20
Pampa TX                  101  71 100  72  97 /   0   5   0   5  10
Shamrock TX               102  70 101  71  98 /   0   0   0   0  10
Wellington TX             103  71 103  72  99 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.AMA Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
TX...None.
OK...None.

&&

$$

15/03



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