Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KTSA 231110

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
610 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

Brief MVFR vsbys...early in the TAF period across NW AR this
morning...along with brief LIFR cigs at KFSM. Elsewhere late this
morning..cigs to lower to MVFR in thunder with a passing cold
front. Convection to remain mostly scattered in
thunder chances will be handled with tempo groups. VFR conditions
return from north to south from afternoon to tonight as drier air
works into the region behind the front.


.PREV DISCUSSION... /Issued 346 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017/

A cold front will move south across the area today. Low level
convergence along the front will not be that great, but expect at
least scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop along the
front by around midday into the afternoon hours. The eastern part
of the forecast area will likely see the greatest coverage of
showers and storms, so will carry likely pops in that area this
afternoon. A few strong storms will be possible, but organized
severe weather does not appear likely.

Showers and storms may increase in coverage again overnight across
far southeast Oklahoma near and north of the frontal boundary.
This activity will shift south of the area later Saturday morning
as drier air filters in from the north. A relatively pleasant
weekend by late June standards is then on tap, with dewpoints and
overnight low temperatures well below normal, and daytime highs
slightly below normal.

Warmer and more humid weather will gradually return next week.
There does not appear to be any strong signal for precipitation
until late in the week when another cold front approaches. In
typical summertime fashion though, cannot totally rule out an
isolated shower or storm just about any day next week, but a non-
mentionable 10 percent pop seems most appropriate Monday through

Stayed closest to the ECMWF for temperatures the next few days,
with the GFS and NAM MOS looking a bit cool for daytime highs the
next few days.




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