Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 262327 AAA
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
527 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.AVIATION...
FOR THE 00Z TAFS...VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD. WINDS
WILL BECOME WESTERLY TONIGHT AND SOUTHWESTERLY BY AROUND 18Z FOR ALL
SITES...WITH KGUY POSSIBLY SEEING SOME GUSTS TO NEAR 20KTS DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS TUESDAY.

NF

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 357 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015/

DISCUSSION...
FAIRLY BENIGN WEATHER EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS AN UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE TRANSLATES ACROSS THE REGION. WELL ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES THRU WEDNESDAY AND NO PRECIPITATION. A COLD FRONT
IS PROGGED TO MOVE ACROSS THE SRN HIGH PLAINS ON WEDNESDAY...WITH
COOLER TEMPS ONCE AGAIN FOR THE LATTER PART OF THIS WEEK INTO THE
WEEKEND.

THE NEXT UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WHICH IS FCST TO ORGANIZE OVER THE
SWRN US IN THE SRN STREAM FLOW IS ADVERTISED BY MOST MEDIUM RANGE
MODELS TO AFFECT THE TX AND OK PNHDLS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BEFORE
DROPPING TOO FAR SOUTH INTO MEXICO BY SUNDAY. PRECIPITATION TYPE
CONTINUES TO BE QUITE PROBLEMATIC THIS FAR OUT AS MODELS ARE
STRUGGLING WITH THE AMOUNT AND DEPTH OF COLD AIR ASSOCIATED THIS
FEATURE. IT APPEARS PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY START OUT AS LIGHT RAIN
ON FRIDAY..THEN EITHER LIGHT RAIN OR LIGHT SNOW FRI NIGHT AND
SATURDAY BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL LIGHT SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT...ENDING BY
EARLY SUNDAY. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS...IF ANY...APPEAR TO BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE AT THIS TIME. IMPROVING WEATHER IS SLATED FOR LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH DRY WEATHER RETURNING FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

ANDRADE

&&

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

&&

$$

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