Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 211743
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1143 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.AVIATION...
18Z TAFS...LIGHT WEST/SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL VEER TO THE
NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT BEHIND A PREFRONTAL TROUGH AND COLD FRONT. THESE
WINDS...ALONG WITH INCREASING MID AND HIGH CLOUDS TONIGHT...SHOULD
PRECLUDE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANY SHALLOW FOG. THUS...VFR CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

KB

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 448 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

DISCUSSION...
ONLY MINOR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE FORECAST.  WARMER
CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY AS LOW CLOUDS AND FOG DISSIPATE EARLIER IN
THE DAY.

ON MONDAY...HAVE INCREASED POPS IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF FORECAST
AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON...DUE TO EXPECTED ARRIVAL OF STRONG JET
STREAK.

FOR MONDAY NIGHT...HAVE CONTINUED IDEA OF HIGHEST POPS IN SOUTHWEST
WITH LOWEST IN NORTHEAST...INCREASING AND LOWERING POPS ACCORDINGLY.
SOUTHWEST WILL BE FAVORED DUE TO STRONG JET IN REGION OF BETTER
UPSLOPE FLOW IN CLOSER PROXIMITY TO BAROCLINIC ZONE.  BRIEF SHOT OF
LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT FOR MOST SECTIONS...WITH ANY
ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW ONE INCH.

MUCH COOLER ON TUESDAY AS NORTH WINDS AND CLOUDS LINGER.  WARMER ON
WEDNESDAY AND MORE-SO ON THURSDAY BEFORE NEXT COLD FRONT THURSDAY
EVENING.  COOLER ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.  NO POPS TUESDAY AND
BEYOND.

COCKRELL

&&

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

&&

$$

08/02




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