Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KSHV 010057
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
757 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COOLER AND DRIER AIR IN THE WAKE OF THURSDAY NIGHT`S COLD FRONT
MADE FOR A RELATIVELY PLEASANT LATE JULY DAY. THE DRY AIR AND
CLEAR SKIES EXPECTED OVERNIGHT WILL ALLOW FOR A MUCH COOLER NIGHT
THAN HAS BEEN SEEN IN QUITE SOME TIME. NOTHING TO PICK AT WITH
REGARD TO THE FCST FOR THE REMAINDER OF TONIGHT...SO WILL NOT BE
MAKING ANY CHANGES ATTM. /12/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 537 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015/

AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH A
DRIER...POST FRONTAL AIRMASS SETTLING INTO THE REGION FROM THE
NORTHEAST. CANNOT RULE OUT SOME MID TO HIGH CLOUDS LATE TONIGHT
AND THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY BUT LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL
CONTINUE TO BE NONEXISTENT.

EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DECOUPLE THIS EVENING BEFORE
INCREASING ON SATURDAY NEAR 10KTS WITH SUFFICIENT MIXING.

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PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 233 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015/

DISCUSSION...
SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED FOR TONIGHT AS DRY HIGH
PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION. MOSTLY CLEAR/MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SATURDAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES ON
SATURDAY FORECAST TO CLIMB INTO THE MID 90S.

TEMPS TO CLIMB BACK TO NEAR 100 DEGREES ON SUNDAY AS SURFACE HIGH
SHIFTS EAST AND SOUTH WINDS RETURN ACROSS THE REGION. MOISTURE
RETURN TO LAG A COUPLE OF DAYS...BUT INCREASED MOISTURE WILL
EVENTUALLY BECOME SUFFICIENT ENOUGH TO GENERATE HEAT INDEX VALUES
APPROACHING 105 DEGREES BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

COULD SEE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ON TUESDAY...WEDNESDAY...AND THURSDAY AS A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL
IMPULSES SWING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION ALONG THE EASTERN
PERIPHERY OF THE UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  72  97  71  98 /   0   0   0   0
MLU  69  96  69  97 /   0   0   0   0
DEQ  66  96  67  96 /   0   0   0   0
TXK  70  95  70  97 /   0   0   0   0
ELD  66  95  67  97 /   0   0   0   0
TYR  71  97  72  99 /   0   0   0   0
GGG  70  97  70  98 /   0   0   0   0
LFK  69  96  68  98 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$

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