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National Weather Service Fort Worth Texas
557 PM CST Monday Feb 8 2016

Aviation...
VFR through Tuesday with only scattered high clouds.

The only aviation weather concern across north and central Texas
will be strong and gusty northwest winds through sunset tonight.
Wind speeds will fall into the 13 to 16 knot range this evening/
overnight but should become gusty again by middle morning Tuesday.
However...gusts on Tuesday should be much lower than today and
generally in the 20 to 25 knot range. Wind speeds should decrease
after sunset Tuesday.

79

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Previous discussion... /issued 315 PM CST Monday Feb 8 2016/
windy conditions will continue for the remainder of the afternoon
with speeds decreasing to 5 to 15 miles per hour through the evening and
overnight. The Wind Advisory continues until 6 PM and so does the
red flag warning. Several grass fires are now being reported
across the North Texas area and extreme fire conditions will
continue through 6-7 PM when wind speeds decrease. There will be
some humidity recovery overnight but wind speeds on Tuesday will
return to 10-15 miles per hour with afternoon humidity values in the 20s
across the western counties of north and central Texas...mainly
west of Interstate 35/35w. With above normal temperatures expected
on Tuesday across our western counties...elevated fire weather
conditions are likely Tuesday afternoon.

For the remainder of the week we will remain in a stagnant
weather pattern dominated by an upper level trough to our east and
upper level ridge to our west. Dry weather conditions are expected
for the remainder of the week with steadily warming temperatures
the next few days. South winds at the surface by Wednesday
combined with west winds at h850 will warm much of the region into
the 70s Wednesday and Thursday. A weak front will slowly seep
across the region Thursday afternoon through Friday with a
stronger front on Saturday. This front will result in near normal
temperatures over the weekend. No precipitation is expected with
this front as adequate moisture return will be lacking in advance
of the front.

The stagnant upper level weather pattern will break down or
undergo some changes starting early next week. One disturbance
will move through the plains late Sunday sending another front
into the region on Monday. There may be enough moisture return
ahead of this front for some rain chances Sunday night but rain
chances remain minimal at this time.

Jldunn

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Dallas-ft. Worth, Texas 34 59 38 69 47 / 0 0 0 0 0
Waco, Texas 32 63 36 72 46 / 0 0 0 0 0
Paris, Texas 30 53 33 60 41 / 0 0 0 0 0
Denton, Texas 31 58 34 68 44 / 0 0 0 0 0
McKinney, Texas 31 56 35 66 43 / 0 0 0 0 0
Dallas, Texas 35 59 39 69 48 / 0 0 0 0 0
Terrell, Texas 32 57 36 66 45 / 0 0 0 0 0
Corsicana, Texas 33 59 37 69 47 / 0 0 0 0 0
Temple, Texas 32 65 38 73 46 / 0 0 0 0 0
Mineral Wells, Texas 31 63 36 74 44 / 0 0 0 0 0

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Forward watches/warnings/advisories...
red flag warning until 6 PM CST this evening for txz091-092-
100>103-115>119-129>134-141>147-156>162-174-175.

Wind Advisory until 6 PM CST this evening for txz091>095-100>107-
115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175.

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