Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
551 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...

The latest Aviation Discussion is included below.

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.AVIATION...

A few thunderstorms will remain west of all area terminals early
this morning, but isolated storms will be possible again this
afternoon and evening. Since the probability of storms affecting
any terminals is low, will not make mention in any of the
forecasts.  VFR conditions will prevail otherwise.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 305 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2016/

Changes are on the way, but first we`ve got to get through one
more hot day. The upper ridge, currently centered over northern
New Mexico, will continue to shift off to the west this week. This
will allow an inverted trough to move east along the Gulf Coast
and influence our weather the next several days.

Temperatures near 100 can be expected again today with an isolated
storm possible almost anywhere as mid level moisture begins to
increase. The inverted trough will move into Texas early Tuesday
bringing with it a better chance of rain and cooler temperatures
through the end of the week. Highs will likely stay near normal
while we see scattered showers and storms develop each afternoon.
Some of the storms may contain localized heavy rain as PWATs
increase over 1". Some models show the trough stalling over Texas
into the weekend as it becomes stuck in between two mid level
ridges. Will continue to watch the forecast trends and keep low
PoPs in the extended for now.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     99  74  92  71 /  10  20  30  20
Carlsbad                      101  74  97  73 /  10  20  20  20
Dryden                        101  78  95  75 /  20  20  40  20
Fort Stockton                  99  74  94  73 /  10  10  30  20
Guadalupe Pass                 93  69  88  68 /  10  10  20  20
Hobbs                          97  70  93  70 /  10  20  30  20
Marfa                          93  62  89  60 /  10  10  30  20
Midland Intl Airport           99  74  95  72 /  10  10  30  20
Odessa                         99  76  94  73 /  10  10  30  20
Wink                          101  74  97  73 /  10  10  20  20

&&

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

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