Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 271925
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
225 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms moving east across
north Louisiana this afternoon ahead of a frontal boundary from
Tyler to near De Queen. Frontal boundary to linger along the
interstate 20 corridor through Tuesday night before lifting up as
a warm front. Scattered showers and thunderstorms possible in
vicinity of the front as it lingers across the area.

A large upper trough over the Texas panhandle will support strong
to severe thunderstorms across the east Texas and southeast
Oklahoma on Wednesday afternoon. Storms to shift east across
Arkansas and Louisiana during the evening hours. An enhanced risk
of severe weather is posted across much of the heart of the
Arklatex with a slight risk of severe weather along and southeast
of a line from El Dorado to Lufkin. Tornadoes, hail, and damaging
winds are all possible with these storms.

Lingering precipitation expected across the region on Thursday
morning with dry air advection following a cold front bringing
gradual clearing from the west through the afternoon.

Surface and upper-ridge to build across the region, maintaining
dry conditions through Saturday. However, another storm system to
bring heavy rain and a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms
late in the weekend.

Temperatures throughout the forecast period to range from highs in
the lower 80s through Wednesday and mid to upper 70s through the
remainder of the week into the weekend. Otherwise, low
temperatures in the 50s forecast through the forecast period.
/05/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 106 PM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017/

AVIATION...
Cigs mainly low vfr with ocnl mvfr decks persisting, especially
over ne TX, into the aftn. SW winds 10 to 15 kts across most of
area south and east of boundary, and w-nw wind to the north and
west. Most winds becmg lgt after 28/00z.  A weak frontal boundary
near I-30 corridor will move slightly south and stall. Overnight
cigs and vsbys to lower further to ocnl ifr, with only ocnl mvfr
conditions south of boundary. South winds to begin increasing to
near 10 kts by around 28/15z Tue across ne TX terminals as well,
with a more rapid improvement to vfr conditions across those
areas./VII/.

PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 1057 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  63  84  67  83 /  20  20  20  50
MLU  64  82  64  84 /  30  20  10  20
DEQ  51  76  62  75 /   0  10  30  80
TXK  56  78  64  78 /  10  20  30  70
ELD  59  79  63  81 /  20  20  20  30
TYR  63  83  68  78 /  10  20  30  80
GGG  63  83  68  79 /  20  20  20  80
LFK  67  86  69  82 /  30  20  20  70

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...None.
LA...None.
OK...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

05/07



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