Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Norman OK
319 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Cold surface high pressure will settle over Oklahoma and north
Texas for the next day or so, before moving east. As the high
moves away, winds will turn around to the south, and begin to
increase again. They will probably do this a little before we get
the coldest air out of OK/TX, so another Wind Chill Advisory
appears likely for tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, but we will wait
until the current advisory expires before issuing a new one.

The overall upper-air pattern begins a significant shift
tomorrow, and a steep warming trend begins after a chilly morning
on Wednesday. High temperatures will reach into the 60s and 70s
over most of Oklahoma and north Texas on Saturday, in advance of a
strong upper-level shortwave trough. At the same time, southerly
winds will become fairly strong, and moisture will make somewhat
of a return to at least the eastern parts of Oklahoma and Texas.
There will be a chance of rain this weekend, and even a slight
possibility of thunderstorms over the eastern third of Oklahoma
on Sunday.

Another cold front will move through the southern Plains Sunday,
bringing cooler weather. With southwest flow aloft, however, this
airmass will not be a direct shipment from the Arctic, so
temperatures won`t be quite so cold early next week.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Oklahoma City OK  20   5  34  21 /   0   0   0   0
Hobart OK         25   5  36  20 /   0   0   0   0
Wichita Falls TX  28   8  36  19 /   0   0   0   0
Gage OK           23   5  41  22 /   0   0   0   0
Ponca City OK     17   3  33  20 /   0   0   0   0
Durant OK         24   8  32  19 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.OUN WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OK...Wind Chill Advisory until 10 AM CST this morning for OKZ004>032-
     034-035-038>043.

TX...None.
&&

$$

09/23



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