Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FXUS64 KAMA 071055 AAA
AFDAMA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
455 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.AVIATION...
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AND GET GUSTY BEHIND A COLD FRONT BY
LATE THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL THEN DECREASE AFTER SUNSET AND THEY
WILL BACK SOME. SKIES WILL REMAIN VFR.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 322 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/

DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLES THIS MORNING WITH DRY
NORTHWESTERLY UPPER FLOW TODAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. A
COOL SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD DOWN FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES MONDAY.
SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE LEE OF THE ROCKIES WEST OF THE FORECAST AREA
TUESDAY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLES WITH ANOTHER LEE SURFACE
TROUGH DEVELOPING WEDNESDAY NEAR THE TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO STATE LINE.
COLD FRONT TO PUSH SOUTH AND WEST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA BY
THURSDAY MORNING AND MIDDAY THURSDAY. DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK AS AN UPPER RIDGE REMAINS
OVER THE WESTERN STATES. PERIODIC INTRUSIONS OF COOLER AIR WILL OCCUR
DURING THE UPCOMING WEEK...HOWEVER DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AND
MAINLY SEASONABLE OR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPS CAN BE EXPECTED.

SCHNEIDER

&&

.AMA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
OK...NONE.

&&

$$

15/11


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