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FXUS64 KSHV 270420
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1120 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

.AVIATION... MVFR/VFR CIGS EAST OF ALL OUR TERMINALS HAVING JUST
CLEARED KMLU. SFC WINDS ARE LIGHT N LESS THAN 5KTS. KELD IS CALM
AND MAY SEE SOME LIGHT BR AT DAYBREAK. ALOFT...WE ARE NORTHERLY
10-30KTS FROM THE SFC INTO THE MID LEVELS...THEN BACKING TO W/SW
INCREASING IN SPEED. 110KTS BY FL300 FROM SW. EXPECTING SKC
OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY SOME CIRRUS. W/NW SFC WINDS 5-15KTS AFTER
17Z WITH SOME GUSTS TO 20 KTS AS A SECONDARY SURGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 946 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015/

DISCUSSION...
CLEARING CONTINUES ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING WITH SOME HIGH
CLOUDINESS STILL MOVING EAST OVER NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA. TEMPS
HAVE FALLEN INTO THE LOWER 50S AREA WIDE WITH A FEW UPPER 40S.
CANNOT RULE OUT A LITTLE LIGHT FROST IN THE NORTHWEST ZONES...
ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF I-30...WHERE DEWPOINTS HAVE FALLEN
INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 30S. HOPEFULLY FOR THOSE ALREADY PLANTED
FROST SENSITIVE CROPS...SOME HIGH CLOUDS MAY WORK BACK INTO THE
AREA TOWARD DAYBREAK AND HELP HOLD TEMPS UP A BIT.

CURRENT FORECAST IS ON TRACK...SO NO UPDATE ATTM.

/14/

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 308 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015/

DISCUSSION...
NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS BEHIND A COLD FRONT THAT MOVED ACROSS THE REGION TODAY.
WINDS HAVE GRADUALLY DIMINISHED ACROSS NORTHEAST TEXAS AND
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA. FOR THIS FORECAST PACKAGE...WILL GO AHEAD AND
DISCONTINUE THE LAKE WIND ADVISORY AT 4 PM.

LINGERING SHOWERS CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. EXPECTING MOST OF THIS
PRECIPITATION TO END BY SUNSET. TEMPERATURES TONIGHT TO FALL INTO
THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S AREAWIDE AS COOL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
ACROSS THE REGION. LIGHT WINDS TO PREVAIL AREAWIDE THROUGH FRIDAY.
EXPECTING MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ON FRIDAY WITH
TEMPS FORECAST TO CLIMB INTO THE 60S.

WINDS TO BECOME SOUTHERLY ON SATURDAY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
SHIFTS EAST. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR WARMER CONDITIONS WITH
TEMPERATURE FORECAST TO REBOUND INTO THE 70S.

DRY CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO THE EARLY PART
OF THE WORK WEEK. A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SET THE STAGE FOR
INCREASED RAIN CHANCES ON TUESDAY. AN UPPER-TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE REGION ON TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY ALLOWING FOR A CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. /05/

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
SHV  40  68  46  74 /  10  10   0  10
MLU  40  64  43  68 /  10  10  10  10
DEQ  38  63  43  68 /  10  10  10  10
TXK  41  64  45  69 /  10  10  10  10
ELD  39  63  42  67 /  10  10  10  10
TYR  43  69  48  77 /  10  10   0  10
GGG  41  69  46  77 /  10  10   0  10
LFK  43  72  50  79 /  10  10   0  10

&&

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

$$

24/14/05


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