Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 240508
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1208 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
FOR THE 24/06Z TAFS...CLOUDS ARE BEGINNING TO INCREASE FROM THE
WEST WITH STRONG MOISTURE SURGE IN FULL EFFECT. SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD WITH A TIGHTENING PRESSURE
GRADIENT. LOW STRATUS WILL LIKELY SPREAD NWRD BY MID MORNING AND
PRODUCE MVFR CIGS AT OUR E TX TERMINALS THROUGH LATE MORNING.
EXPECT ADDITIONAL MID AND HIGH CLOUDS TO MOVE IN THROUGH THE
PERIOD AS WELL AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. DURING
THE AFTERNOON/EVENING...CONVECTION WILL BEGIN TO FIRE ALONG AND
AHEAD OF THE FRONT AND SHOULD EXIT THE REGION OVER OUR FAR ERN
AREAS BY THE END OF THE TAF PERIOD. WIND SPEEDS TO INCREASE TO
BETWEEN 12-18 KTS AFTER 24/15Z WITH HIGHER GUSTS NEAR 25 KTS
THROUGH THE END OF THE TAF PERIOD. /19/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 958 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014/

DISCUSSION...

WITH A SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW EXPECTED TO RETURN GULF MOISTURE
ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION THROUGH THE REST OF TONIGHT HAVE
UPDATED THE FORECAST TO INCLUDE THE MENTION OF PATCHY FOG FOR MUCH
OF THE AREA. ALSO INCREASED THE LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THE WESTERN
ZONES FOR PARTS OF EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS. WINDS WILL BE HIGHER FOR
PARTS OF EAST TEXAS AROUND THE BACK SIDE OF HIGH PRESSURE OFF TO
THE EAST AND SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OVER THE PLAINS. WARM FRONT WILL BE
LIFTING NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND EARLY ON
THURSDAY. /06/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  63  83  58  84  62 /  10  40  20  10  10
MLU  56  83  59  84  60 /  10  40  30  10  10
DEQ  58  77  45  81  54 /  10  40  10  10  10
TXK  62  79  52  82  59 /  10  40  10  10  10
ELD  56  83  52  82  56 /  10  40  30  10  10
TYR  64  80  56  84  64 /  10  30  10  10  10
GGG  63  81  54  85  62 /  10  30  10  10  10
LFK  63  84  62  86  65 /  10  30  20  10  10

&&

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

$$

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