Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Oklahoma City, OK

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Norman OK
439 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

.AVIATION...
VFR conditions are expected through the period. Light north winds
this morning will becoming light and variable. By early afternoon,
a southerly wind will return to west central and northwest
Oklahoma (WWR/GAG/CSM). A southerly wind is expected at all
sites by late afternoon or early evening.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 254 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017/

DISCUSSION...
Cold surface high pressure will continue to build over
Oklahoma and north Texas this morning.  This will result
in a light wind and cool temperatures for most areas. By
early to mid afternoon, the wind will return to a southerly
direction across west central and northwest Oklahoma where
somewhat warmer temperatures are expected.

Downslope flow will bring a warming trend to all areas on
Thanksgiving Day. Warmer temperatures are expected on Friday, but
a south and southwest wind will be gusty, as a cold front
approaches northern Oklahoma late in the day. With higher wind
speeds, elevated fire weather conditions may develop across
western Oklahoma where afternoon humidity will approach 20
percent.

A cold front will move across Oklahoma and north Texas
late Friday into Saturday as a shortwave trough moves across the
northern and central Plains. Temperatures behind the front
Saturday will still be a few degrees above average.

Circulation around high pressure over the eastern U.S. Sunday will Through the later half of the period,
winds will shift to the west and southwest, increasing slightly,
at all sites.keep temperatures from warming too quickly. Very
warm temperatures are expected Monday, with a gusty southerly
wind. This again will result in elevated fire weather concerns
Monday afternoon.

A few rain showers may develop across southeast Oklahoma as a
cold front approaches late Tuesday.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Oklahoma City OK  49  34  69  44 /   0   0   0   0
Hobart OK         53  35  72  45 /   0   0   0   0
Wichita Falls TX  53  34  70  44 /   0   0   0   0
Gage OK           59  38  72  45 /   0   0   0   0
Ponca City OK     47  32  68  43 /   0   0   0   0
Durant OK         53  35  65  42 /   0   0   0   0
Through the later half of the period,
winds will shift to the west and southwest, increasing slightly,
at all sites.
&&

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

$$



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