Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
436 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED CONVECTION ACROSS THE EASTERN PARTS OF THE PANHANDLES THIS
MORNING WILL MOVE EAST OUT OF THE FORECAST AREA. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLES THIS MORNING BRINGING UNSEASONABLY
COOLER CONDITIONS TODAY AND MONDAY ALONG WITH STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
TO MOST OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR MAINLY
THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE...AND THE NORTHWEST TEXAS
PANHANDLE AS WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH POSSIBLE
MAINLY BY MID TO LATE MORNING AND SHOULD LAST UNTIL AROUND EARLY TO
MID AFTERNOON BEFORE WIND SPEEDS BEGIN DIMINISHING. WILL ISSUE THE
WIND ADVISORY THOUGH UNTIL ABOUT 23Z TODAY BUT COULD BE CANCELLED
EARLIER BY 21Z TODAY. A SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE FORECAST
ARWEA TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE COLD FRONT OVER
NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO PUSHES EASTWARD INTO THE
EXTREME NORTHWEST PART OF THE FORECAST AREA AS AN UPPER TROUGH
APPROACHES THE PANHANDLES FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES. SOME CONVECTION
OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTHERN COLORADO AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
PROPAGATES INTO THE EXTREME NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST
AREA MONDAY AFTERNOON. FRONT CONTINUES TO BACK UP EAST INTO THE
PANHANDLES MONDAY ALLOWING FOR CONVECTION TO SPREAD OVER MOST OF THE
FORECAST AREA.

ANOTHER SURGE OF MUCH COOLER AIR OUT OF CANADA WEDNESDAY BACKDOORS
INTO THE PANHANDLES ALLOWING FOR UNSEASONABLY COOL CONDITIONS ONCE
AGAIN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. SHORTWAVE RIDGING THURSDAY INTO EARLY
FRIDAY WITH A CLOSED UPPER LOW APPROACHING FROM THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION AND THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES BY LATE THIS WEEK.
CHANCES FOR CONVECTION MID TO LATE WEEK OVER MUCH OF THE FORECAST
AREA...ESPECIALLY THE EASTERN HALF OR THIRD...DURING THE LATTER HALF
OF THIS WEEK.

SCHNEIDER

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMARILLO TX                65  36  67  43  74 /   5   5   5  30  20
BEAVER OK                  60  34  68  42  71 /  30  10  10  30  10
BOISE CITY OK              59  32  65  41  68 /  20  10  20  40  10
BORGER TX                  63  40  69  48  73 /  10   5  10  30  20
BOYS RANCH TX              66  37  70  43  74 /   5   5  10  30  10
CANYON TX                  66  34  68  43  74 /   5   5   5  20  20
CLARENDON TX               67  40  68  45  73 /   5   5   5  20  20
DALHART TX                 61  34  66  41  71 /   5   5  20  40  10
GUYMON OK                  63  34  66  42  70 /  20  10  10  30  10
HEREFORD TX                65  33  70  42  75 /   0   5   5  20  20
LIPSCOMB TX                61  37  66  45  72 /  20  10   0  30  20
PAMPA TX                   59  37  66  45  72 /   5   5   5  30  20
SHAMROCK TX                68  42  67  47  73 /   5   5   0  20  30
WELLINGTON TX              71  44  70  49  74 /   5   5   0  20  30

&&

.AMA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...WIND ADVISORY FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: DALLAM...HARTLEY...MOORE...SHERMAN.

OK...WIND ADVISORY FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: CIMARRON...TEXAS.


&&

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