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LAST UPDATED: 404 PM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

.DISCUSSION... THE FOUR STATE AREA WILL SEE WARMING TEMPERATURES
AND RISING DEW POINTS AND INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS AS A
TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT DEVELOPS. THE STRONG SOUTHERLY LOW
LEVEL AND FLOW JUST ABOVE THE SURFACE WILL RETURN GULF MOISTURE
WITH CLOUDS SPREADING OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT AND ON SATURDAY. A
WEAKLY AMPLIFIED RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER THE
AREA ON SATURDAY WITH THE FLOW ALOFT BECOMING NEARLY ZONAL AND
THEN SOUTHWEST AS THE SYSTEM SHIFTS EAST. AN APPROACHING
DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL COMBINE WITH LOW LEVEL MOISTURE TO PRODUCE
RAIN CHANCES OVER THE NORTH DISTRICTS ACROSS OKLAHOMA AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH MORE SCATTERED
SHOWERS INTO THE START OF THE WORK FOR ALL OF THE FIRE DISTRICTS.
RAINS WILL END LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY ACROSS THE
AREA...BUT ITS ABSENCE WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS RAINS RETURN FOR
WEDNESDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0            
TEMP (24H TREND)      46 (+14)     71 (+9)      56           72           
RH % (24H TREND)      100 (+17)    61 (+23)     98           67           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    SW 11 G20                 S 10 G16     
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       S  8         SW 13 G21    S 10 G16     S 10 G16     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00         
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            1            
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)     88           1222         129          1310         
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    290          4010         424          4298         
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   SW 15        SW 14        SW 19        SW 14        
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 35        SW 32        SW 41        SW 32        
VENT RATE (M^2/S)     1320         17108        2451         18340        
CATEGORY DAY          1            5            2            5            
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                62                        62           
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            D            C            

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