Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 220759
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
259 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...

Don`t look for much to change into this weekend as the upper ridge
continues to dominate our weather. Mid-level heights and
temperatures increase today into the weekend before a cooling
trend begins next week. Temperatures will be above normal through
Sunday with highs mostly near 100, except for the higher terrain.
The ridge will also suppress most if not all convection the next
few days.

Some relief may be on the way early next week as the center of the
upper ridge shifts west toward the Four Corners. An inverted
trough will also move east along the Gulf Coast making its way to
Texas by midweek. Increasing moisture and lower heights will allow
for temperatures to cool back toward normal. We could also see an
increase in convection so stay tuned!

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     98  74  97  74 /   0   0   0  10
Carlsbad                      102  72 102  74 /   0   0   0  10
Dryden                        100  77  99  77 /   0   0   0  10
Fort Stockton                  99  74  99  74 /   0   0   0  10
Guadalupe Pass                 93  70  95  71 /   0   0   0  10
Hobbs                          98  69  98  71 /   0   0   0  10
Marfa                          94  67  97  67 /   0   0   0  10
Midland Intl Airport          101  74 101  75 /   0   0   0   0
Odessa                         99  75  98  76 /   0   0   0   0
Wink                          101  73 101  74 /   0   0   0  10

&&

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

$$

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