Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KMAF 312024
AFDMAF

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
224 PM CST Sat Jan 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
Water vapor depicts upper low nrn MX/Srn AZ with a couple of
discernible shrtwv trof/s in the sw flow aloft. IR satellite shows
that the colder cloud tops assocd with morning precip shield
continues to move ne. As such the chance for widespread precip has
decreased, however with said shrtwv trof/s there is still some
potential for transitory -SHRA/-TSRA for remainder of this PM and
Sun PM across the Lower Trans Pecos/BB region with the mid level
cold pool there. Meanwhile a cold front will move thru the area
Sun, passing thru areas n of I-20 before 18Z. 85h temps of 3-5C
suggest highs of 50-55 in most areas. Post-frontal breezy winds of
20g30mph can be expected. Drier air and lighter winds Mon will be
a good set up for a cold morning with a hard freeze expected. Surface
pressure falls and lee troffing Mon/Tue will result in a warming
trend, 60s by Tues. Wed a cold front is moving s thru the plains
and may just hold off to the n thru peak heating and highs will be
well into the 60s and even M70s in some areas of Trans Pecos/wrn
PB as downslope winds squeeze out a few additional degrees. Breezy
to windy in wake of front Wed night with highs in the 40s Thur PM
and noticeably warmer Fri/Sat.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
ANDREWS TX                 42  51  26  55  /  10  10   0   0
BIG SPRING TX              43  51  25  55  /  20  10   0   0
CARLSBAD NM                41  54  28  60  /  10  10   0   0
DRYDEN TX                  46  65  36  56  /  40  20  10   0
FORT STOCKTON TX           45  55  30  58  /  40  10  10   0
GUADALUPE PASS TX          38  49  28  55  /  20  10   0  10
HOBBS NM                   39  50  27  55  /  10  10   0   0
MARFA TX                   35  57  27  57  /  50  20  10  10
MIDLAND INTL AIRPORT TX    43  52  24  55  /  20  10   0   0
ODESSA TX                  43  52  25  55  /  20  10   0   0
WINK TX                    42  56  28  59  /  20  10   0   0

&&

.MAF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NM...NONE.
TX...NONE.

&&

$$

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