Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 292040
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
340 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH ACROSS THE PANHANDLES TONIGHT AND EARLY
SATURDAY AS SHORTWAVE TROUGH PUSHES EAST AND SOUTH ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA. CONVECTION OVER CO AND NM WILL PUSH EQAST AND SOUTH
INTO THE WESTERN PANHANDLES BY THIS EVENING...AND THEN ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE PANHANDLES OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. LINGERING CONVECTION
MAY BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY MORNING MAINLY ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN AND
SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA. OTHERWISE...DRIER CONDITIONS
WILL BE THE RULE THIS WEEKEND. UPPER RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES THIS WEEKEND AMPLIFYING NORTHEAST INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. EMBEDDED SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WITHIN THE RIDGE OVER THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES ALONG WITH A NORTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW SHOULD ALLOW
FOR MOUNTAIN AND HIGHER TERRAIN CONVECTION TO DEVELOP BY MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT AND THEN PUSHING SOUTHEAST INTO THE
PANHANDLES. UPPER RIDGE TO MOVE EAST AND WEAKEN BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK AS AN UPPER TROUGH TRACKS EAST ACROSS THE WESTERN STATES.
CONVECTION COULD BE POSSIBLE BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTHEAST OUT OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS STATES AND
CENTRAL ROCKIES AND PRE-FRONTAL SURFACE TROUGH OR DRYLINE MIXES EAST
OUT OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND INTO THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL PANHANDLES.

SCHNEIDER

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                56  72  53  80  57 /  70  20  10  10   5
BEAVER OK                  55  74  51  82  59 /  20  10   5   5   5
BOISE CITY OK              52  71  52  84  58 /  60  10   5  10  10
BORGER TX                  57  75  54  81  61 /  60  10  10   5  10
BOYS RANCH TX              57  74  54  81  59 /  70  20  10   5  10
CANYON TX                  57  73  53  79  58 /  70  20  10  10   5
CLARENDON TX               59  74  54  79  58 /  60  20  10   5   5
DALHART TX                 54  72  53  82  58 /  70  20  10  10  10
GUYMON OK                  54  73  52  83  60 /  30  10   5  10  10
HEREFORD TX                57  73  53  79  58 /  70  20  10   5   5
LIPSCOMB TX                56  73  52  80  60 /  20  10   5   5  10
PAMPA TX                   56  71  52  80  58 /  50  10  10   5   5
SHAMROCK TX                59  75  53  79  58 /  50  10   5   5   5
WELLINGTON TX              61  76  56  80  60 /  50  20   5   5   5

&&

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

&&

$$

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