Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1050 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.DISCUSSION...
CIRCULATION FROM COLD HIGH PRESSURE OVER IOWA WILL KEEP NORTH
CENTRAL AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA THE COOLEST THIS AFTERNOON.
SURFACE WINDS HAVE ALREADY SHIFTED TO A EAST AND SOUTHEAST
DIRECTION THIS MORNING...AND SHOULD KEEP A SOUTHEAST COMPONENT
DURING THE AFTERNOON. THE HRRR AND RAP APPEAR A LITTLE WARM WITH
HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON (SLIGHTLY VEERED FLOW)...BUT HAVE TRENDED A
LITTLE WARMER IN SOME AREAS.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 604 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016/

DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...
EAST WINDS WILL TURN SOUTH TODAY AND INCREASE AHEAD OF A SURFACE
TROUGH. MVFR CEILINGS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE NORTHWARD TONIGHT FROM
TEXAS WHERE LOWER-LEVEL MOISTURE IS HIGHER.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 324 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016/

DISCUSSION...
SLIGHTLY COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY IN THE WAKE OF THE
AIRMASS THAT IS DRIFTING OFF TO THE NORTHEAST OF OKLAHOMA.
HOWEVER, THE SUNDAY AND NEXT WEEK WILL SEE INCREASING WARMING TO
THE POINT OF HOT BY THE LATER PART OF THE WEEK. BEFORE THAT, RAIN
CHANCES CROSS THROUGH EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA SUNDAY AND
EARLY MONDAY WHEN SEVERAL SURFACE TROUGHS AND WEAK UPPER WAVES
PASS BY. BEYOND THEN, NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT
WEEK. THE MAIN WEATHER IMPACT WILL LIKELY BE INCREASED FIRE
WEATHER POTENTIAL, ESPECIALLY THURSDAY WHEN GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS
AND TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S AND 80S ARE EXPECTED. A WEAK FRONT IN
THE WEEKEND WILL BRING LOWER, BUT STILL SEASONABLY HIGH
TEMPERATURES.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
OKLAHOMA CITY OK  53  43  62  38 /   0  10  10  10
HOBART OK         55  44  63  36 /   0   0   0   0
WICHITA FALLS TX  62  48  68  40 /   0   0   0  10
GAGE OK           55  34  60  29 /   0   0   0  10
PONCA CITY OK     45  34  58  33 /   0  10  10   0
DURANT OK         56  46  62  44 /   0  10  20  30

&&

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

$$



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