Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 190459 AAA
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1159 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE 06Z TAF PERIOD. MUCH OF
THE 5-7KFT CU FIELD HAS DIMINISHED THIS EVENING...ALTHOUGH
ADDITIONAL REDEVELOPMENT CAN/T BE RULED OUT OVERNIGHT ACROSS
SCNTRL AR/NE LA...PRIMARILY AFFECTING THE ELD/MLU TERMINALS.
OTHERWISE...AN EXTENSIVE CIRRUS SHIELD HAS SPREAD INTO SE OK/E TX
THIS EVENING...AND WILL SHIFT E ACROSS SCNTRL AR/N LA OVER THE
NEXT FEW HOURS...AND PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEKEND. A SCT CU
FIELD SHOULD DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING/MIDDAY AREAWIDE WITH THE
ONSET OF DIURNAL HEATING...AND DIMINISH AROUND/SHORTLY AFTER 00Z
SUNDAY. THE SFC RIDGE AXIS IN PLACE FROM THE MIDWEST SW INTO
ECNTRL TX WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE TAF PERIOD...RESULTING
IN LT/VRB WINDS TONIGHT...EXCEPT FOR LIGHT SE WINDS OVER E TX.
LOOK FOR WINDS TO VEER ESE 5-7KTS BY LATE MORNING. /15/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1014 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014/

DISCUSSION...
WITH THE UPPER LOW NOW WELL OFF TO THE EAST...A QUIET NIGHT IS IN
STORE ACROSS THE REGION. HOWEVER...ELEVATED CU DECKS STILL HANGING
TOUGH OVER MUCH OF N LA/S AR BENEATH THE EXPANDING UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE. MEANWHILE...CIRRUS CONTINUES TO SPREAD EWRD FROM TX SO HAVE
MADE SOME UPWARD ADJUSTMENTS TO SKY GRIDS. STILL EXPECTING SOME
ADDITIONAL CLEARING BY EARLY MORNING TOWARD DAYBREAK SO HAVE LEFT
THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST INTACT...ESPECIALLY AS IT RELATES TO
TEMPERATURES. UPDATED PRODUCTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SENT. /19/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  53  81  58  82  61 /   0   0  10  10  20
MLU  53  78  55  82  59 /   0   0  10  10  20
DEQ  49  78  51  77  58 /   0   0  10  20  40
TXK  52  78  56  80  60 /   0   0  10  20  30
ELD  51  78  53  81  58 /   0   0  10  10  20
TYR  54  79  59  79  60 /   0   0  10  20  20
GGG  54  80  57  81  60 /   0   0  10  10  20
LFK  55  81  58  82  60 /   0   0  10  10  20

&&

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

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