Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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FXUS64 KOUN 041801
AFDOUN

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1201 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SEE AVIATION.

&&

.AVIATION...
ALL TERMINALS WILL REMAIN UNDER VFR CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD. HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA REGION
WILL BACK THE SFC WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTH AFTER 00Z... WITH
WIND SPEEDS GRADUALLY INCREASING AFTER 12Z.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 530 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016/

AVIATION...
0412/0512 TAFS
SCATTERED MID-LEVEL CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO DISSIPATE OVER
SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTH TEXAS THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...LIGHT
WINDS THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST
THIS AFTERNOON.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 302 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016/

DISCUSSION...
AN AREA OF MID-LEVEL CLOUDS OVER SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA AND THE
ADJACENT AREA OF NORTH TEXAS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST AND
DISSIPATE THROUGH THE MORNING.  OTHERWISE...CLEAR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TODAY WITH A LIGHT WIND BECOMING WEST AND SOUTHWEST.

CLOUDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS A TROUGH
APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST.  ON FRIDAY...A BREEZY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST WIND WILL COMBINE WITH LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITY TO
SOMEWHAT ELEVATE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. SOME LIGHT
PRECIPITATION MAY DEVELOP FRIDAY EVENING AND NIGHT AS THE TROUGH
MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FRIDAY EVENING AND NIGHT...MAINLY ALONG
AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 35. SOME OF THE PRECIPITATION MAY FALL AS
SNOW...BUT NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

MOST AREAS WILL BE CLEAR ON SATURDAY WITH A LIGHT WIND INCREASING BY
AFTERNOON. RATHER DRY AFTERNOON HUMIDITY IN WESTERN OKLAHOMA
WILL SLIGHTLY ELEVATE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY AS A TROUGH MOVES
ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PLAINS. NOT MUCH IN THE WAY OF
COLD AIR IS EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT...BUT A BREEZY/GUSTY
NORTHWEST WIND WILL AGAIN PROMOTE SOMEWHAT BETTER FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

A DEEP NORTHWESTERLY FLOW MONDAY INTO TUESDAY WILL BRING
DRY CONDITIONS ALONG WITH NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
OKLAHOMA CITY OK  51  29  55  29 /   0   0   0   0
HOBART OK         50  28  54  28 /   0   0   0   0
WICHITA FALLS TX  53  28  58  28 /   0   0   0   0
GAGE OK           49  21  49  21 /   0   0   0   0
PONCA CITY OK     49  26  53  27 /   0   0   0  20
DURANT OK         52  29  56  35 /   0   0   0  20

&&

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

$$

17/68/68


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