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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Shreveport la
1101 am CST Friday Jan 30 2015

Discussion...
the morning visible satellite imagery depicts an extensive cirrus
shield overhead...originating from the rich Pacific elevated
moisture feed ahead of the developed Southern California/northern Baja California closed low.
Visible observations from the office parking lot confirm that the
cirrus is thin enough to allow for peeks of the sunshine...but
enough to cover/obscure much of the sky...and for that reason...have
updated the forecast to reflect mostly cloudy conditions. Even
with the extensive cirrus shield in place...afternoon temperatures should
still warm into the middle to upper 50s areawide...which is about 20
degrees cooler than what was recorded Thursday afternoon /back to
near seasonal norms/. East-northeast winds should begin to relax this
afternoon...as surface ridging continues to expand southward from the Central
Plains and middle-MS valley. Otherwise...the remainder of the
forecast is on track.

Zone update already out...grids will be available shortly.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
shv 56 36 55 48 58 / 0 0 20 70 80
mlu 55 33 58 48 58 / 0 0 10 50 80
deq 54 32 50 39 51 / 0 10 30 80 70
txk 52 33 52 44 54 / 0 10 20 80 80
eld 54 31 54 45 54 / 0 0 10 60 80
tyr 57 38 54 49 56 / 0 10 40 80 70
ggg 56 37 54 49 56 / 0 10 30 80 80
lfk 59 41 60 52 63 / 0 10 20 70 70

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