Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
300 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A LONGWAVE UPPER TROUGH WILL TRAVERSE THE SOUTHERN PLAINS OVERNIGHT
TONIGHT. RELATED PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN CONFINED TO FAR
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. WITH TEMPERATURES
ACROSS THIS AREA FALLING FROM NEAR 40 THIS AFTERNOON TO THE LOW TO
MID 30S TONIGHT... SOME SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE... MAINLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LITTLE IF ANY ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. ALL PRECIPITATION
CHANCES WILL END BY MID MORNING FRIDAY AS THE UPPER TROUGH CONTINUES
EASTWARD.

ANOTHER SUSTAINED WARMING TREND WILL BEGIN SATURDAY... LASTING
THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY. DAILY MAX AND MIN TEMPERATURES WILL
EVENTUALLY RUN 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES AS UPPER
RIDGING BUILDS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS DURING THE UPCOMING WEEK.
FROM SUNDAY ON... AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE 60S WILL BE COMMON ACROSS
THE FORECAST AREA... WITH SOME 70S POSSIBLE BY MID WEEK. OVERNIGHT
LOWS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING AREAWIDE... WHILE SLOWLY
INCREASING DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL
BE MINIMAL THROUGHOUT THE NEXT 7 DAYS OR SO.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TUL   29  49  31  57 /   0   0   0   0
FSM   35  48  29  54 /  10  10   0   0
MLC   33  48  29  56 /  20  10   0   0
BVO   25  49  27  56 /   0   0   0   0
FYV   30  45  26  51 /  10   0   0   0
BYV   29  45  28  50 /  10   0   0   0
MKO   33  47  30  55 /   0   0   0   0
MIO   27  47  29  52 /   0   0   0   0
F10   32  48  31  56 /   0   0   0   0
HHW   36  49  29  57 /  40  20   0   0

&&

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

$$

LONG TERM....06




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