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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Amarillo Texas
357 am CST sun Feb 14 2016

Discussion...
dry forecast continues with no precipitation expected through
Saturday. Day of interest continues to be Thursday when critical
fire weather conditions are likely to occur.

Cold front currently through northwest three fourths of forecast
area...with all sections likely to have north winds by daybreak.
Strongest winds expected this morning...with steady decrease in
speeds during the afternoon. Another weaker cold front arrives
tonight...with yet another passing Monday night. High temperatures
generally in the lower-60s today...and in the middle- to upper-60s
Monday and Tuesday.

Rising middle-level heights and full day of southerly low-level winds on
Wednesday allow temperatures to reach the lower- to mid-70s. Deep
southwest flow on Thursday expected to result in maxima mainly in the
lower- to mid-80s. Cold front Thursday night expected to bring
highs on Friday and Saturday down only into the upper-60s to mid-70s.
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Cockrell

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Fire weather...
no elevated or critical fire weather conditions are expected today
through Tuesday. Northeast winds this morning will trend to east
and southeast this afternoon and this evening. Northwest winds
Monday morning will become more westerly in the afternoon. North
winds Tuesday morning will trend to northeast and east in the
afternoon. Southwest and southeast winds are expected on
Wednesday...with elevated fire weather conditions possible in the
southwest Texas Panhandle.

Strong dry southwest winds on Thursday will likely create critical
fire weather conditions across all of the Oklahoma Panhandle and all
but the far southeast part of the Texas Panhandle.

Northeast winds on Friday may produce briefly elevated fire weather
conditions across the southeast half of the combined panhandles. No
elevated or critical fire weather conditions are expected on
Saturday. 03

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Amarillo Texas 60 32 67 37 65 / 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver OK 59 30 67 36 64 / 0 0 0 0 0
Boise City OK 59 30 66 35 63 / 0 0 0 0 0
Borger Texas 62 34 67 37 66 / 0 0 0 0 0
Boys Ranch Texas 61 30 67 36 67 / 0 0 0 0 0
canyon Texas 60 31 67 36 65 / 0 0 0 0 0
Clarendon Texas 62 34 68 38 66 / 0 0 0 0 0
Dalhart Texas 60 28 67 35 64 / 0 0 0 0 0
Guymon OK 59 31 67 36 65 / 0 0 0 0 0
Hereford Texas 61 31 66 35 66 / 0 0 0 0 0
Lipscomb Texas 60 30 66 36 64 / 0 0 0 0 0
Pampa Texas 60 32 65 37 64 / 0 0 0 0 0
Shamrock Texas 61 34 67 38 67 / 0 0 0 0 0
Wellington Texas 63 35 69 39 69 / 0 0 0 0 0

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Ama watches/warnings/advisories...
Texas...none.
OK...none.

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11/03

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