Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 250843
AFDSHV

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
243 AM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure continues to build across the region with north
winds averaging around 5 to 10 mph at this time. Expecting winds
to gradually diminish to 5 mph during the day. Clear skies to
prevail areawide with high temperatures forecast to climb into
the mid to upper 50 across most locations with deep east Texas
climbing into the 60s.

Under mostly clear skies and light winds, temperature forecast to
fall into the 30s overnight.

Surface high pressure to shift east on Sunday with winds forecast
to shift to the southeast. Will also see increased cloudiness with
a gradual warming trend as high temperatures are forecast to climb
into the 60s across the ArkaLaTex.

A surface boundary combined with a weak disturbance in the upper
levels progressing eastward to allow for showers and
thunderstorms areawide on Sunday night. With southwest flow aloft
persisting through midweek and surface boundary lingering across
the northern gulf coast, scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms will remain possible through Wednesday. Temperatures
during the early part of the work week to range from highs in the
mid 70s to lows in the 60s.

High pressure rebuilding across the region on Thursday to allow
for dry conditions through the remainder of the forecast period
with highs in the 60s and lows in 40s the each day. /05/

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 1144 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017/

AVIATION...
For the 25/06Z TAFs, VFR conditions to prevail with clear skies
behind a departing cold front. NW winds near 10 kts to continue
overnight, gradually becoming more northerly through Saturday with
speeds easing back below 10 kts as surface high pressure builds
into the region. Winds will drop off even further after 26/00Z,
becoming light and variable as the surface high shifts overhead.

/19/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  58  37  68  56 /   0   0  20  60
MLU  57  34  67  55 /   0   0  10  50
DEQ  54  31  60  48 /   0   0  30  60
TXK  54  35  63  52 /   0   0  30  60
ELD  55  32  65  52 /   0   0  10  60
TYR  56  39  68  58 /   0   0  40  60
GGG  57  38  68  57 /   0   0  30  60
LFK  62  39  70  61 /   0   0  20  50

&&

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

$$

05



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