Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KSHV 291733
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1133 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
OUR COLD FRONT CONTINUES TO MAKE GOOD PROGRESS SEWRD ACROSS NE
TX/WRN AR THIS MORNING...HAVING NEARED A TYR/GGG/ASL LINE...TO JUST S
OF TXK...TO PBF AS OF 17Z. STRONGER WINDS NOTED ON THE SFC OBS
REMAIN N AND W OF THE AREA...WITH THESE STRONGER WINDS HAVING
DAMMED UP ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE OUACHITAS OF WRN AR/SE
OK. THUS...WINDS STILL HAVING A HARD TIME PICKING UP...WITH MOST
LOCALES ACROSS SW AR/SE OK STILL BELOW 10KTS. WHILE WINDS MAY
BRIEFLY PICK UP ONCE THE POST-FRONTAL AIR MASS GRADUALLY DEEPENS
THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS JUST ABOVE THE SFC LAYER ARE PROGGED TO
DIMINISH WITH TIME THIS AFTERNOON EVEN WITH GOOD MIXING...THUS HAVE
CANCELLED THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR TODAY FOR MCCURTAIN AND RED
RIVER COUNTIES.

VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY CONTINUES TO DEPICT A BAND OF LOW AC
CIGS OVER LOWER E TX INTO PORTIONS OF NCNTRL LA JUST AHEAD OF THE
850MB TROUGH...WITH ANOTHER BAND OF EXTENSIVE AC/CIRRUS CIGS OVER
SE OK/MUCH OF SW AR. THE NRN BAND OF CIGS WILL LIKELY HANG TOUGH
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WITH ADDITIONAL CIGS SPREADING SE OVER THESE
AREAS FROM WRN/SCNTRL OK...WITH THE AC CIGS FARTHER S EXPECTED TO
EXIT THE REGION BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON WITH THE DEPARTURE OF THE
850MB TROUGH. WSW WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT HAVE ALLOWED TEMPS TO
CLIMB RAPIDLY THIS MORNING...THUS HAVE RAISED TEMPS AHEAD OF THE
FRONT A FEW DEGREES BEFORE TEMPS ARE ABLE TO LEVEL OFF WITH THE
FROPA. THE COLDER POST-FRONTAL TEMPS WILL TAKE A WHILE TO SPILL S
INTO THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...UNTIL THE AIR MASS IS ABLE TO
DEEPEN ENOUGH TO OVERCOME THE HIGHER TERRAIN TO OUR N.
HOWEVER...SHOULD SEE A RETURN TO MORE SEASONAL TEMPS TONIGHT AND BY
THIS TIME FRIDAY.

ZONE UPDATE ALREADY OUT...GRIDS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

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&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  73  39  56  38  54 /   0   0   0  10  20
MLU  73  39  54  34  53 /   0   0   0   0  10
DEQ  65  31  55  35  50 /   0   0   0  10  30
TXK  67  35  53  36  49 /   0   0   0  10  20
ELD  70  35  53  33  51 /   0   0   0  10  10
TYR  70  39  55  40  53 /   0   0   0  10  40
GGG  72  40  55  39  54 /   0   0   0  10  30
LFK  74  43  58  40  58 /   0   0   0  10  30

&&

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

$$

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