Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 282229
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
429 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE NEXT TO LAST IN A SERIES OF STORMS SYSTEMS SLATED TO IMPACT THE
TX AND OK PNHDLS WEATHER IS A CLOSED LOW OFF THE SRN CA COAST. OUR
FCST AREA WILL BE IN SW FLOW ALOFT...WHICH SUGGESTS AN EROSION OF THE
ARCTIC AIRMASS CURRENTLY OVER THE REGION AND A RETURN TO WARMER TEMPS
THRU TUESDAY. ALSO...ANY PRECIPITATION THAT FALLS TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING WIL LIKELY BE A WINTRY MIX OF EITHER LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...OR LIGHT SLEET. BY MONDAY AFTERNOON
ENOUGH WARM AIR WILL BE PRESENT SUCH THAT ANY PRECIPITATION SHOULD BE
ALL LIQUID DURG THAT TIME. IT APPEARS THAT ONLY VERY LIGHT AMOUNTS OF
WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THRU MONDAY AFTERNOON. SLGT
CHC POPS WERE UTILIZED TONIGHT THRU MONDAY.

THE LAST IN THE SERIES OF STORM SYSTEMS WILL BE A FAST MOVING UPPER
LEVEL TROF AND ITS ATTENDANT SFC COLD FRONT. THESE TWO FEATURES ARE
PROGGED TO IMPACT THE TX AND OK PNHDLS DURG THE TUESDAY THRU
WEDNESDAY NIGHT TIME FRAME. COLDER TEMPERATURES AND A SMALL THREAT OF
LIGHT SNOW ARE THE MAIN WEATHER ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FINAL
STORM SYSTEM IN THE SERIES. A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER ALONG WITH WARMER
TEMPERATURES IS ANTICIPATED NEXT THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

ANDRADE

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                22  40  25  49  39 /  20  20  20  20  10
BEAVER OK                  21  33  23  43  36 /  20  20  20  20  10
BOISE CITY OK              21  34  22  48  35 /  20  20  30  20  10
BORGER TX                  23  41  27  47  39 /  20  20  20  20  10
BOYS RANCH TX              22  41  25  50  38 /  20  10  20  20  10
CANYON TX                  22  42  26  49  38 /  20  20  20  20  10
CLARENDON TX               23  40  27  44  38 /  20  20  20  20  20
DALHART TX                 21  38  25  50  36 /  20  20  20  20  10
GUYMON OK                  21  35  23  46  38 /  20  20  30  20  10
HEREFORD TX                22  44  26  49  37 /  20  10  20  20  10
LIPSCOMB TX                22  33  24  42  37 /  20  20  20  20  10
PAMPA TX                   22  38  25  44  38 /  20  20  20  20  10
SHAMROCK TX                23  38  27  42  38 /  20  20  20  20  20
WELLINGTON TX              25  39  28  42  39 /  20  20  20  20  20

&&

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

&&

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