Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 242112
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
247 PM CST Tue Jan 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Temperatures were in the lower 80s to upper 70s across the Four
State Region ahead of a approaching cold front off to our west.
Winds will range from 10 to 15 mph with higher gusts before
falling to 5 to 10 mph by sunset. As the front moves into the area
overnight rain and patchy light drizzle my develop out ahead of
the boundary.

 Wednesday, isolated to widely scattered showers will continue
over Deep East Texas and northern and central Louisiana. Showers
should exit the four state region quickly allowing for cooler air to
filter in from the northwest. Wednesday night clear skies with a
northwest wind of 5 to 10 mph, along with overnight lows ranging
from the 30s to near 40.

During the extended period surface ridging will persist over the
area providing cool temperatures with highs in the 50s and overnight
lows in the 30s, along with dry conditions.

Washington


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.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 138 PM CST Tue Jan 24 2017/

AVIATION...
For the 24/18Z terminal forecast period expecting VFR flight
categories into the evening when the strong boundary layer and low
level flow returns gulf moisture and MVFR ceilings. MVFR to affect
the East and Northeast Texas sites around and after 25/03Z-25/06Z
followed by IFR thereafter, with MVFR affecting South Arkansas and
North Louisiana sites around and after 25/06Z followed by IFR
between 25/08Z-25/09Z. May see patchy mist/br and light rain or
drizzle as the clouds lower during the late evening and into the
mid morning hours before ending. Surface winds will be South to
Southwest 8-13 knots with higher gusts especially over parts of
East Texas where the pressure gradient will be more tightly
packed. A cold front will move across the area overnight
entering parts of Northeast Texas after 25/06Z-25/08Z with winds
veering to the West to Northwest at 6-12 knots from Northwest to
Southeast during the early morning to mid day Wednesday for
much of the region from KSHV to KLFK and out of North Central
Louisiana approaching the Mississippi River in the middle to late
afternoon. /06/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  59  69  38  55 /  20  20  10  10
MLU  57  73  40  55 /  20  40  10  10
DEQ  50  60  32  50 /  10   0  10  10
TXK  55  63  35  51 /  10  10  10  10
ELD  58  68  36  52 /  20  20  10  10
TYR  54  63  36  54 /  10   0  10  10
GGG  57  66  37  54 /  20  10  10  10
LFK  61  71  39  58 /  30  20  10  10

&&

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

$$

21/06


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