Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KSHV 090502
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1102 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.AVIATION...
NW TO WNW WINDS HAVE DECOUPLED NICELY THIS EVENING AS EXPECTED
WITH SPEEDS RANGING FROM 6-12KTS. AFTER SUNRISE ON TUESDAY...
EXPECT SUFFICIENT MIXING WILL MAXIMIZE A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT
WITH THE END RESULT BEING AN INCREASE IN WIND SPEEDS ONCE AGAIN.
EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 12-18KTS WITH GUSTS 22-30KTS ACROSS
ALL TERMINAL LOCATIONS. THE STRONGER GUSTS WILL BE LIKELY AT THE
ELD/MLU TERMINAL LOCATIONS WHERE THE GRADIENT WILL BE STRONGER.
WINDS WILL QUICKLY DECOUPLE ONCE AGAIN BEYOND 11/00Z AS WAS THE
CASE EARLIER THIS EVENING. OTHERWISE VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

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&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1000 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

DISCUSSION...
FORECAST IS RIGHT ON TRACK THIS LATE EVENING. OUR WINDS ARE
RUNNING 5-10 MPH AND MAY DO SO ALL NIGHT. AIR TEMPERATURES WILL
SLOWLY FALL AND BOTTOM OUT RIGHT AROUND DAYBREAK AS DEW POINTS
SLOWLY RISE OVERNIGHT. /24/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  33  54  33  60 /   0   0   0   0
MLU  33  52  31  56 /   0   0   0   0
DEQ  26  51  27  57 /   0   0   0   0
TXK  31  50  30  57 /   0   0   0   0
ELD  30  51  30  55 /   0   0   0   0
TYR  33  56  34  64 /   0   0   0   0
GGG  32  55  32  62 /   0   0   0   0
LFK  31  58  34  65 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$

24/13



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