Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
959 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Have updated the forecast to add the additional severe
thunderstorm watch number 81 for much of Northwest and North
Central Louisiana generally along and North of Interstate 20 and
much of Southwest and South Central Arkansas along and near
and to the East of Interstate 30. Also to include Tornado watch
number 82 which takes in the previous Tornado watch number 80
counties for Deep East Texas and East Texas across Toledo Bend
Country across lower parts of Northwest and North Central
Louisiana. For North Louisiana three parishes are not under a
watch at this time and that being Ouachita, Caldwell, and La
Salle. /06/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 755 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

DISCUSSION...
Have updated the zones to include the new tornado watch number 80
that will include the 5 counties in lower parts of Northeast
Texas, Cherokee, Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Sabine.
/06/

PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 639 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

AVIATION...
Band of convection across much of ne TX/se OK/sw AR has been
expanding in areal coverage, with this convection possible for
svrl hours at any given location/terminal. Some gradual
intensification of storms with more ltg strike indicators, and
increased potential of storms becmg stg/svr. Some sky clearing can
be expected following passage of storms, with south winds
remaining at least 10 to 15 kts. Cold front bringing west winds
arriving durg mrng, with marginal moisture convergence may occur
near the KMLU for a brief development of convection as the front
passes ovhd around midday Sat. Elsewhere, skc to continue or with
scattered stratocu decks. West winds mainly 10 to 15 kts durg
daytime, diminishing by 26/00z. /VII/


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  60  76  53  84 /  90  20   0  10
MLU  64  79  53  83 /  90  50  10   0
DEQ  52  71  46  80 /  60  10   0  10
TXK  56  73  51  81 /  80  10   0  10
ELD  60  75  50  81 /  90  30   0  10
TYR  55  74  54  84 /  40   0   0  10
GGG  57  75  53  84 /  70  10   0  10
LFK  60  79  55  85 /  80  10   0  10

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...Lake Wind Advisory until 1 AM CDT Saturday for ARZ050-051-
     059>061-070>073.

LA...Lake Wind Advisory until 1 AM CDT Saturday for LAZ001>006-
     010>014-017>022.

OK...Lake Wind Advisory until 1 AM CDT Saturday for OKZ077.

TX...Lake Wind Advisory until 1 AM CDT Saturday for TXZ096-097-
     108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167.

&&

$$

06/07


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