Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 012217
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
417 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THE NEXT TO LAST IN A SERIES OF STORMS SYSTEMS SLATED TO IMPACT THE
TX AND OK PNHDLS IS A CLOSED LOW OFF THE SRN CA COAST. OUR FCST AREA
WILL BE IN SW FLOW ALOFT...WHICH SUGGESTS CONTINUED EROSION OF THE
ARCTIC AIRMASS WHICH HAS PLAGUED THE REGION THE PAST FEW DAYS.
MODERATING TEMPERATURES WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY. LATEST MODEL
RUNS HINT THAT OUR FCST AREA WILL BE GENERALLY DRY SLOTTED FROM THIS
NEXT STORM SYSTEM WITH ANY PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS LIKELY THE RESULT
OF AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. HAVE INCORPORATED
THESE IDEAS INTO THE GRIDS.

THE LAST IN THE SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BE A FAST MOVING UPPER
LEVEL TROF AND ITS ATTENDANT SFC COLD FRONT. THESE TWO FEATURES ARE
PROGGED TO IMPACT THE TX AND OK PNHDLS LATER TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. COLDER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHC OF LIGHT SNOW
WILL BE THE MAIN WEATHER ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FINAL STORM
SYSTEM IN THE SERIES. A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER ALONG WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES IS THEN ANTICIPATED FROM THURSDAY INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

ANDRADE

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                21  42  38  61  18 /  10  10   5   5  10
BEAVER OK                  19  42  36  48  16 /  10  10   5   5  20
BOISE CITY OK              18  45  34  46  13 /  10  10   5   5  20
BORGER TX                  22  42  41  56  18 /  10  10   5   5  10
BOYS RANCH TX              21  44  36  57  17 /  10  10   5   5  10
CANYON TX                  21  42  38  62  19 /  10  10   5   5  10
CLARENDON TX               22  41  37  64  21 /  10  10  10   5  10
DALHART TX                 20  45  34  52  15 /  10  10   5   5  20
GUYMON OK                  19  45  35  50  15 /  10  10   5   5  20
HEREFORD TX                22  42  37  61  21 /  10  10   5   5  10
LIPSCOMB TX                20  41  37  51  18 /  10  10   5   5  10
PAMPA TX                   20  42  37  55  18 /  10  10   5   5  10
SHAMROCK TX                23  40  37  61  23 /  10  10  10   5  10
WELLINGTON TX              25  40  37  66  25 /  10  10  10   5  10

&&

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

&&

$$






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