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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Shreveport la
436 am CST Thursday Nov 27 2014

Discussion...
cold front that moved through our region on Wednesday continues to
push south along the Gulf Coast with clear skies and chilly north/northwest
winds in its wake. Winds still ranging between 5-10 kts early this
morning have prevented temperatures from falling off quite as fast
with most areas still in the 40s and some upper 30s over our far
northwestern County Warning Area as of 10z. Winds will gradually decrease as the pressure
gradient relaxes later today...becoming more light and variable
this evening. Temperatures will only warm into the 50s for most of
US on this Thanksgiving day with a few lower 60s possible in deep
East Texas. Then one more cold night with lows dipping down to near
or below freezing in most locations with prime radiational cooling
expected.

South winds return during the day on Friday as a major warming
trend takes shape through the weekend. Highs on Friday will warm
into the 60s area wide and then even higher with 70s expected on
Saturday and Sunday as the upper level pattern becomes more zonal.
A few showers still cannot be ruled out on Sunday with weak forcing
ahead of an approaching cold front. By Monday...both the GFS/Euro
solutions are now in better agreement on the front dropping south
into our region and enhancing our rain chances through Tuesday as
the front slows a bit before shifting south. The remainder of the
extended is still a bit uncertain as longer range guidance is
still in flux...but the general thought is a weak trough axis will
shift east from The Rockies by middle week with another cold front
affecting the region by weeks end. /19/

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
shv 57 34 64 52 73 / 0 0 0 10 10
mlu 54 31 61 49 71 / 0 0 0 0 10
deq 54 29 61 45 72 / 0 0 0 10 10
txk 54 33 62 52 73 / 0 0 0 10 10
eld 52 30 61 49 71 / 0 0 0 10 10
tyr 58 36 65 56 74 / 0 0 0 10 10
ggg 59 33 65 54 74 / 0 0 0 10 10
lfk 61 34 67 55 75 / 0 0 0 10 10

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Shv watches/warnings/advisories...
Arkansas...none.
La...none.
OK...none.
Texas...none.
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