Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 161011
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
410 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ABUNDANCE OF HIGH CLOUDS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...KEEPING
TEMPERATURES CLOSE TO OR SLIGHTLY BELOW CLIMO.  HAVE RETAINED LOW
POPS FOR EASTERN SECTIONS ON WEDNESDAY...AS VORTICITY MAXIMUM
TRAVERSES RICHER MOISTURE IN REGION OF ISENTROPIC LIFT.

ISENTROPIC UPGLIDE CONTINUES WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH MORE CLOUDS.
LOW POPS KEPT FOR EASTERN AND FAR NORTHERN SECTIONS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
MORNING...WITH LOW POPS CONTINUING ACROSS EASTERN SECTIONS THURSDAY.

THURSDAY NIGHT OFFERS BEST OPPORTUNITY FOR LIGHT PRECIPITATION...AS
ISENTROPIC LIFT IS BOLSTERED BY PASSAGE OF SHORTWAVE TROF.  AIRMASS
MAY SUPPORT SOME LIGHT SNOW ACROSS NORTHWEST HALF OF FORECAST AREA...
BUT ANY AMOUNTS EXPECTED TO BE VERY LIGHT.  SOME LINGERING LIGHT
PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE FRIDAY ACROSS SOUTHEAST AS SHORTWAVE TROF
EXITS.

WEEKEND LOOKS TO BE DRY.  NEXT SHORTWAVE TROF MOVES ACROSS SUNDAY...
WITH SLIGHT CHANCES FOR SHOWERS IN SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHERN PARTS OF
FORECAST AREA SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

COCKRELL

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                50  29  46  32  45 /   0   0   5  10  10
BEAVER OK                  44  26  46  30  39 /   0   0  20  20  20
BOISE CITY OK              46  26  51  26  41 /   0   0   0  10  10
BORGER TX                  48  34  47  33  47 /   0   0  10  10  10
BOYS RANCH TX              51  30  50  31  46 /   0   0   5   5  10
CANYON TX                  51  28  47  32  49 /   0   0   5   5  10
CLARENDON TX               50  31  44  34  52 /   0   0  20  20  20
DALHART TX                 47  25  49  28  42 /   0   0   5  10  10
GUYMON OK                  45  26  50  30  42 /   0   0   5  10  20
HEREFORD TX                50  27  47  33  53 /   0   0   5   5  10
LIPSCOMB TX                45  27  43  32  44 /   0   0  20  20  20
PAMPA TX                   48  31  44  32  44 /   0   0  20  10  20
SHAMROCK TX                49  29  42  35  47 /   0   0  20  20  20
WELLINGTON TX              50  30  44  36  47 /   0   0  20  20  20

&&

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

&&

$$

08/03




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