Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FXUS64 KSHV 270858
AFDSHV

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
258 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COLD CONDITIONS TO PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG THE INTERSTATE 30 CORRIDOR AS A WEAK MID-
LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES EAST ACROSS THE REGION. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
TO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING OFF THROUGH THE EVENING
HOURS. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO AVERAGE ABOUT 1 TO 2 INCHES. FOR
THIS FORECAST PACKAGE WENT AHEAD AND ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR PORTIONS
OF SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS.

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE TO SHIFT EAST ON SATURDAY ALLOWING FOR A
CHANGE OF AIRMASS ALONG WITH A RAPID WARMING TREND THROUGHOUT THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. LINGERING PRECIPITATION SATURDAY
MORNING TO QUICKLY TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND THEN RAIN. NOT
EXPECTING ANY IMPACTS FROM FREEZING RAIN.

UPPER-TROUGH TO DIG SOUTH ALONG THE WEST COAST THROUGHOUT THE
WEEKEND ALLOWING FOR UPPER-FLOW ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION TO
BECOME WEST TO SOUTHWEST. UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW TO ALLOW FOR
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FROM SUNDAY THROUGH THE
MIDDLE OF THE WORK WEEK. UPPER-TROUGH TO SWING EAST ACROSS THE CONUS
BRINGING BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON WEDNESDAY ALONG WITH A
COLD FRONT. OTHERWISE...EXPECT A REINFORCEMENT OF COOL AND DRY
CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY. /05/


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  38  29  49  44  61 /  10  10  10  40  60
MLU  38  28  51  44  61 /  10  10  10  40  60
DEQ  31  24  40  36  51 /  50  30  20  40  60
TXK  32  25  42  38  53 /  20  20  20  40  60
ELD  34  25  46  39  57 /  10  10  10  40  60
TYR  36  29  45  43  59 /  20  20  20  40  60
GGG  37  29  48  43  61 /  20  20  20  40  60
LFK  46  31  55  49  67 /  10  10  10  40  60

&&

.SHV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AR...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST
     TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: ARZ050-051-059.

LA...NONE.
OK...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST
     TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: OKZ077.

TX...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST
     TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: TXZ096-097.

&&

$$

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