Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
453 AM CDT Fri Aug 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A deep upper level low has moved into the Central Plains early
this morning. WV imagery shows very dry air moving into the
backside of the trough over New Mexico and far west Texas keeping
convection today primarily over the eastern half of the CWA. With
the best upper dynamics already pushing east the main trigger for
storms will be any remaining surface boundaries and afternoon
heating.

The trough will weaken as it moves east allowing highs over the
east and west coasts to bridge together across Texas. This will
shut down rain chances after tomorrow though 500mb heights will
not be very high, so would not be surprised to see isolated
afternoon storms develop in the higher elevations. Temperatures
will increase a few degrees but should remain below triple digits
for most locations. Early next week a weak trough moves across the
northern tier of states weakening the ridge slightly and allowing
highs to ease back to near normal.

Hennig

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
ANDREWS TX                 95  70  95  71  /  20  20  10  10
BIG SPRING TX              94  71  96  72  /  40  40  10  10
CARLSBAD NM                96  70  97  70  /  10   0  10  10
DRYDEN TX                  98  74  96  73  /  30  30  10  10
FORT STOCKTON TX           97  71  96  71  /  30  30  10  10
GUADALUPE PASS TX          88  66  89  64  /  10   0  10  10
HOBBS NM                   94  69  95  68  /  10  10  10  10
MARFA TX                   89  62  89  61  /  20  10  10  10
MIDLAND INTL AIRPORT TX    95  71  96  72  /  30  30  10  10
ODESSA TX                  95  72  96  72  /  30  30  10  10
WINK TX                   100  73  99  73  /  10  10  10  10

&&

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

&&

$$

72/10

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