Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FXUS64 KMAF 221922
AFDMAF

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
222 PM CDT WED JUN 22 2016

.DISCUSSION...
Quiet weather pattern will continue through Saturday as upper
level high pressure dominates the region. Slightly cooling
forecast at 850 millibars suggest high temperatures should
cool to near normal values beneath the ridge. Intense heating on
the higher terrain combined with southeasterly upslope flow and
fairly cool 700 millibar temperatures could allow diurnal driven
isolated thunderstorms to form in the Guadalupe and or Davis
Mountains through Saturday.

For Sunday and Monday an upper level low pressure system is
forecast to track westward from the western Gulf of Mexico toward
the Big Bend Region. This would tend to undercut the ridge over
the area and allow for near to even slightly below normal
high temperatures. In addition the chance for showers and
thunderstorms will increase particularly across the Big Bend
Region and the Guadalupe Mountains as the system approaches and
passes by to south.

Precipitation chances with increasing temperatures look in the
offing next Tuesday and Wednesday as the upper level ridge
reasserts itself.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Big Spring                     71  96  70  92 /   0  10   0  10
Carlsbad                       69 102  69  97 /   0  10  10  10
Dryden                         72  94  72  94 /   0  10   0  10
Fort Stockton                  72  99  70  93 /   0  10   0  10
Guadalupe Pass                 70  95  70  91 /  10  10  20  10
Hobbs                          68  99  67  93 /   0  10  10   0
Marfa                          61  95  62  90 /  10  10  10  10
Midland Intl Airport           71  95  70  94 /   0  10   0   0
Odessa                         72  95  71  93 /   0  10   0   0
Wink                           73 101  72  96 /   0  10   0   0

&&

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

$$

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