Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FXUS64 KOUN 241641
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1141 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.AVIATION...
LIGHT SOUTH WINDS AND VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE TAF PERIOD.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME FOG IN THE MORNING...BUT
NOTHING WORTH MENTIONING IN THE TAFS.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1029 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/

DISCUSSION...
ALTHOUGH NO DIRECT SURFACE OBSERVATIONS SHOW DENSE...OR NEARLY
DENSE...FOG IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA...SATELLITE IMAGERY...SOCIAL
MEDIA...AND INFERENCE FROM OBSERVATIONS IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE
SUGGEST THAT THERE IS STILL A MULTI-COUNTY AREA OF FOG REMAINING.
SOME OF THE FOG IS LIKELY DENSE. AS A RESULT...THE FORECAST HAS
BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE A COUPLE MORE HOURS OF FOG...ALTHOUGH IT
WILL LIKELY DIMINISH FAIRLY QUICKLY FROM THE EDGES.
SIMILARLY...TEMPERATURES WITHIN THE FOG AREA HAVE BEEN UPDATED TO
ACCOUNT FOR A MUCH SLOWER WARMUP THIS MORNING.

OTHERWISE...THE FORECAST LOOKS GOOD AND NO OTHER CHANGES ARE
PLANNED FOR THIS MORNING.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 530 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/

AVIATION...
FOG IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA WILL KEEP VISITILITY IN THE MVFR RANGE
UNTIL ABOUT 241500Z. OTHERWISE SOUTH WIND AND VFR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED UNTIL 251200.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 235 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/

DISCUSSION...
RECORD HEAT IS FORECAST FOR MANY AREAS ON SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES
IN THE AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED 90 DEGREES IN MANY AREAS.
NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE UPPER 60S TO MIDDLE 70S. THE
UNUSUALLY STRONG UPPER RIDGE WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH HOT
CONDITIONS TODAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE WESTERLIES FINALLY
RETURN TO INFLUENCE THE WEATHER NEXT WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES CLOSER
TO NORMALS. AN UPPER TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO HELP A FRONT MOVE
THROUGH OKLAHOMA LATE MONDAY BRINING A FLEETING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA. OTHERWISE NEXT WEEK IS EXPECTED TO BE DRY.
HOWEVER, MODELS HINT AT ANOTHER UPPER RIDGE BUILDING TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF OKLAHOMA LATE NEXT WEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
OKLAHOMA CITY OK  59  90  60  87 /   0   0   0   0
HOBART OK         59  90  60  87 /   0   0   0   0
WICHITA FALLS TX  60  92  61  90 /   0   0   0   0
GAGE OK           54  91  57  88 /   0   0   0   0
PONCA CITY OK     58  89  61  88 /   0   0   0   0
DURANT OK         60  88  62  86 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.OUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OK...NONE.
TX...NONE.
&&

$$

23/14/14



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