Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1220 AM CDT SAT JUL 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...

See 06Z Aviation Discussion below.

&&

.AVIATION...

WV imagery shows a weak shortwave moving thru the dirty ridge,
w/spotty light convection in the area. Models suggest a couple of
hours of MVFR cigs will be possible KHOB near sunrise. Otherwise,
VFR conditions should prevail next 24 hours. Winds are forecast to
veer to SW during the day, then back a bit overnight. Forecast
soundings suggest another widespread cu field developing around
noon, w/bases 3.5-5 kft agl.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 649 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016/

AVIATION...
00Z TAF issuance.

No major aviation concerns the next 24 hours, VFR conditions will
prevail at all terminals. Currently have some scattered showers with
a few isolated thunderstorms just west of CNM and PEQ. Confidence in
TS affecting PEQ and CNM too low to include mention attm but will
continue to monitor current trends and amend if needed. Gusty SE
winds through late evening then S winds aob 10kt through
early Saturday morning.

PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 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                     96  77 101  75 /  10  20  10  10
Carlsbad                       97  72 103  73 /  20  20  10   0
Dryden                         99  77 103  77 /  20  20  20   0
Fort Stockton                  96  76 103  76 /  20  20  10   0
Guadalupe Pass                 89  69  91  72 /  30  20  10   0
Hobbs                          96  71  98  72 /  20  20   0   0
Marfa                          86  66  93  67 /  30  30  20  10
Midland Intl Airport           97  76 103  75 /  20  20  10  10
Odessa                         97  76 103  75 /  20  20  10   0
Wink                           99  75 105  76 /  20  20  10   0

&&

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

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