Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KTSA 051756
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1156 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...

THE 18Z TAF DISCUSSION IS INCLUDED BELOW.

&&

.AVIATION...
CONCERNING TAF SITES KTUL/KRVS/KBVO/KMLC/KXNA/KFYV/KFSM/KROG.
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AT THE TAF SITES THRU THE FCST PD.
LIGHT WINDS TODAY WILL SWITCH AROUND TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST BY
MID MORNING FRIDAY AND WILL BE INCREASE TO AROUND 10 KTS.

LACY

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1040 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

DISCUSSION...

THE STRONG MARCH SUN IS ALREADY HAVING AN EFFECT ON
TEMPERATURES...WITH SEVERAL LOCATIONS WARMING FASTER THAN
ANTICIPATED EVEN WITH SOME SNOW COVER. HAVE THEREFORE MADE UPWARD
ADJUSTMENTS TO THE HIGH TEMPS FOR TODAY...AND FURTHER ADJUSTMENTS
MAY BE NEEDED LATER. NICE TO SEE THAT STAR ABOUT 93 MILLION MILES
AWAY FROM US AGAIN. WITH THE UPPER LEVEL TROF AXIS NOW SLIDING BY
TO OUR EAST...WE WILL SEE MORE OF IT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

LACY

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 339 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

AVIATION...
CONCERNING TAF SITES KTUL/KRVS/KBVO/KMLC/KXNA/KFYV/KFSM/KROG.
CLEARING SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY W/ ALL SITES
HAVING VFR FORECASTS.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 333 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

DISCUSSION...
LINGERING FLURRIES WILL BE ENDING SOON ACROSS FAR SE OK...AND
WINTER WEATHER HEADLINES WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 4 AM. COLD
DAY IN STORE DESPITE MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...AS RIDGING CONDITIONS
AND EXISTING SNOW/ICE COVER WILL KEEP HIGHS GENERALLY IN THE 30S.
VERY CHILLY TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST BY FRIDAY MORNING...WITH
LOWS DIPPING INTO THE TEENS.

A MUCH ANTICIPATED WARMUP BEGINS FRIDAY WITH HIGHS BACK INTO THE
40S. WARMER STILL OVER THE WEEKEND AS MID-LEVEL HEIGHTS RISE IN THE
WAKE OF THE EXITING LONGWAVE TROF. EXTENDED MODELS SHOW A WEAK WAVE
APPROACHING THE REGION LATE IN THE WEEKEND...BUT MOISTURE WILL BE
LACKING SO HAVE KEPT THE FORECAST DRY FOR NOW.

THE MILD AND DRY WEATHER WILL EXTEND WELL INTO THE NEXT WEEK...WITH
AFTERNOON HIGHS WARMING INTO THE 60S. ENJOY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TUL   41  20  52  29 /   0   0   0   0
FSM   38  19  48  29 /  10   0   0   0
MLC   38  19  45  28 /   0   0   0   0
BVO   39  15  51  26 /   0   0   0   0
FYV   35  14  42  28 /   0   0   0   0
BYV   35  13  42  31 /   0   0   0   0
MKO   39  19  49  27 /   0   0   0   0
MIO   38  17  48  29 /   0   0   0   0
F10   39  20  48  29 /   0   0   0   0
HHW   39  20  46  25 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.TSA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OK...NONE.
AR...NONE.
&&

$$

AVIATION...30




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