Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
345 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
NOT A LOT OF CHANGES MADE TO THE PREVIOUS FCST PCKG. GENERALLY DRY
WEATHER IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE OK AND TX PNHDLS WEDNESDAY...WITH
WINDY CONDITIONS FOR SEVERAL HOURS BEHIND THIS BOUNDARY. DID INCREASE
WIND SPEEDS ACCORDINGLY FOR WED AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. LEFT IN SLGT CHC
POPS FOR FAR NWRN COUNTIES WED NIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROF
GRAZES THAT PART OF THE FCST AREA WED NIGHT.

COOLER TEMPERATURES THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY A RETURN TO ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES SLATED FOR MOST PERIODS FROM FRIDAY THRU NEXT TUESDAY AS
THE OVERALL UPPER AIR PATTERN FEATURES A WRN US RIDGE AND ERN US
TROF. MEDIUM RANGE MODELS DIFFER ON WHETHER OR NOT AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
UNDERCUTS THIS WRN US RIDGE EARLY NEXT WEEK TO BRING A THREAT OF
PRECIP NEXT MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS FAR OUT IN TIME...HAVE
SIDED WITH MODEL CONSENSUS AND MAINTAINED A DRY FCST PENDING BETTER
MODEL AGREEMENT.

ANDRADE

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE DUE TO BREEZY TO WINDY
CONDITIONS ALONG WITH FORECAST MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
AROUND 20 PERCENT. NEITHER ELEVATED NOR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED THURSDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK DUE TO
EITHER 20 FOOT WINDS BELOW 15 MPH OR MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
ABOVE 20 PERCENT DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

ANDRADE

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                45  70  33  65  36 /   0   0  10   5   0
BEAVER OK                  43  64  31  64  33 /   0   5   5   5   5
BOISE CITY OK              40  60  29  62  32 /   0  10  20   5   5
BORGER TX                  50  70  36  66  35 /   0   0  10   5   0
BOYS RANCH TX              43  68  31  65  35 /   0   5  10   5   0
CANYON TX                  44  71  33  65  36 /   0   0  10   5   0
CLARENDON TX               48  76  35  65  37 /   0   5  10   5   0
DALHART TX                 40  65  29  65  33 /   0   5  20   5   0
GUYMON OK                  44  63  31  64  33 /   0   5  10   5   5
HEREFORD TX                42  72  32  65  35 /   0   5  10   5   0
LIPSCOMB TX                45  67  33  65  33 /   0   0  10   5   0
PAMPA TX                   47  69  34  65  34 /   0   0  10   5   0
SHAMROCK TX                50  78  36  66  36 /   0   5  10   5   0
WELLINGTON TX              52  81  38  66  38 /   0   5  10   5   0

&&

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

&&

$$






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