Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 201914
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
214 PM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

.DISCUSSION...

Another day of above normal temperatures is expected today with a
broad upper ridge centered over the southcentral conus. Not
expecting much in the way of storms and rain across the area today
except maybe an isolated storm or two across the higher terrain.

Temperatures may be a degree or two warmer tomorrow than today as
850 mb temps warm slightly; otherwise, not much change is expected
from today.  850 mb temps increase slightly more on Friday as the
upper ridge gets somewhat flattened by upper troughs/shortwaves
moving over the northern conus.  Saturday and Sunday will be similar
to Friday with high temps across the Permian Basin in the upper 90s
to around 100 degrees.  Temperatures are expected to cool into the
mid 90s across the Permian Basin on Monday as the surface winds
become more southeasterly bringing in more moisture.  Models are
also indicating an increased chance of precipitation on Monday.
Temperatures will continue to be slightly above normal through the
middle of next week with a slight chance of rain/storms across
portions of the area.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     74  99  72  99 /   0   0   0   0
Carlsbad                       72 100  70 101 /  10  10   0   0
Dryden                         76  99  76 100 /   0   0   0   0
Fort Stockton                  74  98  72  99 /   0   0   0   0
Guadalupe Pass                 69  91  69  94 /  10  10  10  10
Hobbs                          69  97  68  98 /   0   0   0   0
Marfa                          62  91  60  93 /  10  10  10  10
Midland Intl Airport           75  99  73 100 /   0   0   0   0
Odessa                         74  98  73 100 /   0   0   0   0
Wink                           75 101  73 103 /   0   0   0   0

&&

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

$$

70/80

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