Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
339 AM CDT SUN JUN 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...
The upper ridge centered over the Arklatx this morning will shift
west becoming centered over the 4 corners region Monday and remain
over the west the rest of the week. An upper low wandering up
from Mexico today and across the region will result in increased
rain chances today into Monday. In the extended temperatures will
increase and precip chances will decrease.

Presidio and Rio Grande Village continue to be the hot locations
with 101 and 106 degrees on Saturday.  It should be noticeably
cooler today as 850mb temps cool and increased cloud cover limits
insolation.  Stayed to the warm side of guidance... if it turns out
a little cooler then it will be pleasant.  Temperatures climb to
above normal by late in the week.

This morning Have some storms moving up from Mexico across Del Rio
with some showers streaming across the northern edge of the CWA.
SE/upslope flow will help keep lower levels moist and help storms
develop over the higher elevations.  Best chance of rain for the
plains will be with the upper low.  Guidance pops have really come
up as models bring the low up into the Permian Basin... have
increased pops today through Monday.  Locally heavy rain will be the
main concern with these storms as MAF 00z sounding had PW of 1.2
inches with model soundings pushing it over 1.6 inches tonight.
By Monday the best precip chances should be over the higher
elevations with only a slight chance for the plains with precip only
skirting the area Monday night.  Only random low probability of
storms the rest of the week.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     90  69  92  69 /  30  30  10  10
Carlsbad                       93  70  92  69 /  30  40  30  10
Dryden                         96  75  92  74 /  30  30  10   0
Fort Stockton                  92  71  92  70 /  30  30  20   0
Guadalupe Pass                 85  65  83  64 /  30  40  30  10
Hobbs                          89  67  90  66 /  30  40  30  10
Marfa                          86  62  85  61 /  40  30  40  10
Midland Intl Airport           91  70  93  70 /  30  40  10   0
Odessa                         93  71  93  71 /  30  40  20   0
Wink                           94  71  94  70 /  30  40  20   0

&&

.MAF Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
NM...None.
TX...None.
&&

$$

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