Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
342 PM CDT WED SEP 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A broad upper trough will become cut off over the middle Ohio
River Valley while an upper ridge builds over the Plains. The
resulting dry northwest flow aloft will result in a general
persistence forecast for much of the next week with mostly clear
to partly cloudy skies, cool mornings, and warm afternoons. A cold
front currently in Oklahoma and Arkansas will quickly move across
our area by sunrise Thursday morning. The pressure gradient will
tighten slightly with the front increasing northerly winds. The
resulting cold air advection will should keep daytime highs near
or below 80 degrees F and overnight lows in the low to mid 50s
Thursday night/Friday morning.

The weather will likely be rather quiet through the weekend.
Temperatures will gradually warm back into the mid to upper 80s by
the beginning of next week. The pattern aloft will shift as the
Ohio Valley trough opens and merges with the westerlies. A digging
trough over the Great Basin should kick the upper ridge eastward
and transition the flow aloft to southwesterly. Deep layer
moisture is expected to slowly increase as the upper trough and a
Pacific cold front approach from the west bringing showers and
thunderstorms back into the forecast for late Tuesday and into
Wednesday.

/09/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  59  80  55  82 /   0   0   0   0
MLU  58  80  55  80 /   0   0   0   0
DEQ  53  77  53  79 /   0   0   0   0
TXK  55  77  55  79 /   0   0   0   0
ELD  55  76  53  79 /   0   0   0   0
TYR  58  78  55  79 /   0   0   0   0
GGG  58  79  55  80 /   0   0   0   0
LFK  60  81  56  81 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.SHV Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
AR...None.
LA...None.
OK...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

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