Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KTSA 162116
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
316 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
PESKY LOW CLOUDS CONTINUE TO DISSIPATE THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
REMAINING CLOUD COVER ACROSS FAR NW AR. EXPECT SKIES TO REMAIN
MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT...HOWEVER CLOUD COVER WILL RETURN FROM THE
WEST BY TOMORROW MORNING. DECENT WARM AIR ADVECTION REGIME TO SET
UP TOMORROW...RESULTING IN A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WIDESPREAD
RAIN CHANCES TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MOST PRECIP ON
THURSDAY WILL BE NORTH OF THE WARM FRONT THAT BECOMES BETTER
ESTABLISHED THURSDAY MORNING. WILL HIGHLIGHT LOW CHANCE POPS
ACROSS FAR ERN AND NRN ZONES THURSDAY. BOUNDARY WILL QUICKLY
SLIDES THROUGH IN RESPONSE TO THE APPROACHING UPPER TROUGH AND
DEVELOPING SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OVERNIGHT THURSDAY. MODELS HAVE
SHOWN MORE CONSISTENCY/AGREEMENT WITH DIGGING THE TROUGH
A LITTLE FURTHER SOUTH ALONG WITH THE ASSOCIATED SURFACE
REFLECTIONS. AS A RESULT...MUCH OF THE QPF WILL LIKELY REMAIN
SOUTH AND EAST OF THE AREA. HAVE ADJUSTED POPS ACCORDINGLY...WITH
HIGHEST RAIN CHANCES FRIDAY ACROSS SE OK AND WC AR. WILL KEEP
ANY MENTION OF MIXED PRECIP CONFINED TO THE NOCTURNAL
PERIODS...ESPECIALLY FRIDAY NIGHT AS COLDER AIR FILTERS IN ON THE
BACKSIDE OF THE DEPARTING SYSTEM. NEXT RAIN CHANCES COME LATE
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY AS THE NEXT UPPER TROUGH AND SURFACE FRONT
APPROACH THE PLAINS.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TUL   25  43  37  46 /   0  60  50  20
FSM   29  46  37  46 /   0  60  80  20
MLC   27  44  39  50 /   0  80  60  10
BVO   21  41  34  43 /   0  50  50  20
FYV   23  44  33  43 /   0  50  80  20
BYV   25  44  34  42 /   0  40  80  20
MKO   26  44  36  44 /   0  60  60  20
MIO   23  42  33  42 /   0  50  60  20
F10   27  43  38  46 /   0  60  60  10
HHW   30  46  41  51 /   0  80  70  10

&&

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

$$

SHORT TERM...18
LONG TERM....23





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