Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KFWD 280740
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
240 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE THROUGH THE WEEK AS THE
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS TO THE WEST AND AN UPPER TROUGH
DEEPENS ACROSS THE EASTERN CONUS. OVERALL...THE WEATHER WILL
REMAIN SEASONABLY HOT ACROSS NORTH TEXAS WITH ONLY A SLIGHT COOL
DOWN EXPECTED ON THE WEEKEND.

THE UPPER PATTERN IS PROGGED TO AMPLIFY EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A
BUILDING RIDGE IN THE WEST AND A DEEP TROUGH IN THE EAST. THIS
PATTERN WILL KEEP NORTH TEXAS IN NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT FOR THE
FIRST WEEK OF AUGUST.

SOME LOW RAIN CHANCES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF THE
REGION THURSDAY AS A WEAK COLD FRONT BACKDOORS INTO NORTH TEXAS.
MOISTURE CONVERGENCE ALONG THE FRONT SHOULD RESULT IN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A
FEW SHOWERS AND STORMS MAY LINGER ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST ZONES
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY BEFORE THE FRONT WEAKENS AND MOVES
WEST/SOUTHWEST OF THE REGION.

TEMPERATURES TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY WILL BE SIMILAR TO THE LAST
SEVERAL DAYS WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE MIDDLE 90S TO AROUND 101.
AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL ALSO BE SIMILAR TO THE LAST
SEVERAL DAYS WITH ONLY THE NORTHEAST ZONES BRIEFLY REACHING NEAR
105. SINCE ONLY A FEW SPOTS IN THE NORTHEAST ZONES WILL BRIEFLY
NEAR HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA AND OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL CONTINUE TO
COOL INTO 70S...WE WILL NOT BE ISSUING A HEAT ADVISORY.
HOWEVER...WE WILL CONTINUE TO HIGHLIGHT THIS AREA WITH A SPECIAL
WEATHER STATEMENT.

A VERY SLIGHT COOL DOWN IS EXPECTED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS DRIER
AND SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR MOVES IN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. PROBABLY
THE MOST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE WILL BE IN THE OVERNIGHT LOWS
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOWER AND MIDDLE 70S EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ENTIRE REGION. THE DRIER AND COOLER AIR WILL MODIFY EARLY NEXT
WEEK AS LOW LEVEL SOUTHERLY FLOW SLOWLY INCREASES.

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&&

.AVIATION...
/ISSUED 1133 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015/
VFR WITH S/SE WINDS AVERAGING 10KT THROUGH THE PERIOD. SOME HIGH
CIRRUS AND AFTERNOON CUMULUS IS POSSIBLE...OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES WILL PREVAIL. ANY MVFR STRATUS TUESDAY MORNING SHOULD STAY
SOUTHEAST OF WACO TAF SITE. TR.92


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX 100  79 101  80 100 /   0   0   5   5  10
WACO, TX             100  76 100  77 100 /   5   5   0   5  10
PARIS, TX            100  75 100  75  97 /   0   0   5   5  20
DENTON, TX            99  76 100  75  98 /   0   0   5   5  10
MCKINNEY, TX          99  75 100  75  98 /   0   0   5   5  20
DALLAS, TX           101  81 102  83 100 /   0   0   5   5  10
TERRELL, TX           99  75 100  77  99 /   5   5   5   5  20
CORSICANA, TX        100  76 100  77  99 /   5   5   5   5  20
TEMPLE, TX            99  74  99  75  98 /   5   5   0   5  10
MINERAL WELLS, TX    100  73  99  75  98 /   0   0   5   5  10

&&

.FWD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.

&&

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