Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 240315 AAB
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1015 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

.UPDATE...
ISOLD TSTMS HAVE DISSIPATED WITH LOSS OF DAYTIME HEATING. WILL REMOVE
POPS FOR OK PNHDL AND FAR NERN TX PNHDL REST OF TONIGHT. REMAINING
WEATHER ELEMENTS FOR TONIGHT ARE PLAUSIBLE AT THIS TIME. UPDATED
GRIDS AND PRODUCTS OUT SOON.

ANDRADE

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 631 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014/

AVIATION...
FOR THE 00Z TAFS...VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT ALL TERMINAL SITES
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

ANDRADE

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 336 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014/

DISCUSSION...
NO MAJOR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE FORECAST.  FOR THIS EVENING
HOWEVER...HAVE CALLED FOR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHERN
PART OF FORECAST AREA...DUE TO ENHANCED CUMULUS NOTED ALONG OUTFLOW-
ENHANCED FRONTAL BOUNDARY SEEN IN SATELLITE AND RADAR DATA OVER
SOUTHWEST KANSAS.

HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THURSDAY...FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
NOCTURNAL THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MAINLY NORTHWEST SECTIONS STILL
POSSIBLE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

BETTER CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS STILL LOOK TO BE FOR SUNDAY AND
BEYOND AS NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT BECOMES ESTABLISHED.  DEEP...RICH
MOISTURE RETURNS WITH ASSOCIATED INCREASE IN INSTABILITY.

UPSLOPE COMPONENT TO LOW-LEVEL FLOW AND STRONGER FLOW ALOFT ON
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY LEAD US TO EXPECT MORE CLOUD COVER...HIGHER
POPS AND COOLER CONDITIONS.  03

COCKRELL

FIRE WEATHER...
NO ELEVATED OR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AS EITHER RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 20
PERCENT AND/OR 20-FOOT WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW 15 MPH.  03

&&

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

&&

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