Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 011926
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
226 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
We are getting to the summer doldrums which means high pressure
is the dominant weather feature. All models are showing an upper
high either overhead or very close by giving us hot and mostly dry
weather with the exception of a few storms mainly over the Davis
and Guadalupe Mountains.

Light west winds in the mid levels will start the warming trend
tomorrow but the heat really begins Sunday with the arrival of
594+ dm 500 mb heights. A weak cold front will move into the
northern Permian Basin Sunday but will not advance farther south
than around Lamesa before stalling. Heating ahead of the front
will send highs into the 100s across much of the area, though
still holding below Heat Advisory criteria. The high will remain
through at least Tuesday before shifting slightly east allowing
for a return of the light easterly flow. This will increase
moisture and decrease temps slightly toward the end of the week.

Hennig

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     74  96  77 101 /  10  10  20  10
Carlsbad                       75  97  72 103 /  20  20  20  10
Dryden                         76  99  77 103 /  10  20  20  20
Fort Stockton                  75  96  76 103 /  20  20  20  10
Guadalupe Pass                 67  89  69  91 /  40  30  20  10
Hobbs                          73  96  71  98 /  10  20  20   0
Marfa                          67  86  66  93 /  30  30  30  20
Midland Intl Airport           75  97  76 103 /   0  20  20  10
Odessa                         75  97  76 103 /   0  20  20  10
Wink                           78  99  75 105 /  10  20  20  10

&&

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

$$

12/10

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