Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KSHV 281101
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
501 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL ONCE AGAIN THIS PD. LIGHT
AND VRBL WINDS WILL PICK UP OUT OF THE SE AT 8-12 KTS LATER THIS
MORNING...WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. WIND SPEEDS SHOULD
DIMINISH SOME AFTER SUNSET. /12/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 237 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015/

DISCUSSION...
ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT AHEAD OF A DEEPENING LOW ACROSS THE
MIDWEST TO ALLOW FOR INCREASED SOUTHERLY WINDS TODAY. WINDS TO
AVERAGE AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES TODAY AS NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT PREDOMINATES ON THE EAST SIDE
OF AN UPPER-RIDGE ACROSS TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA. TEMPERATURES TODAY TO
CLIMB INTO THE 70S ACROSS MOST LOCATIONS.

DRY FRONTAL BOUNDARY TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY WITH
COOL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ITS WAKE. LOW TEMPERATURES ON
THURSDAY NIGHT TO FALL INTO THE MID 30S WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S.

COLDER AIRMASS TO REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF THE
WEEKEND WITH DRY CONDITIONS PREVAILING. HOWEVER...UPPER-TROUGH
FROM BAJA PENINSULA OF MEXICO TO THE GREAT LAKES TO ALLOW FOR
SOUTHWEST FLOW OF PACIFIC MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION...BRINGING
CLOUDS AND RAIN FROM SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. UP TO AN INCH OF
RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOME LOCATIONS.

OTHERWISE...UPPER-RIDGE TO REBUILD ACROSS THE ARKLATEX ON MONDAY
ALLOWING FOR MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
FORECAST PERIOD WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM HIGHS IN THE 40S
AND 50S TO LOWS AROUND FREEZING. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  72  53  69  40  56 /   0   0  10   0  10
MLU  68  51  70  39  54 /   0   0  10  10  10
DEQ  70  46  62  33  54 /   0   0   0   0  10
TXK  71  51  65  36  52 /   0  10   0   0  10
ELD  69  50  67  36  53 /   0   0  10  10  10
TYR  75  53  67  39  56 /   0   0  10   0  10
GGG  74  53  69  41  55 /   0   0  10   0  10
LFK  75  52  72  43  58 /   0   0   0   0  10

&&

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

$$

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