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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Amarillo Texas
621 am CDT Tuesday Jul 26 2016

Aviation...
12z issuance...VFR conditions expected to persist through the period
for all sites. Slight chance at thunderstorms today, but confidence
on timing has gone down so removed timing from this set of tafs.
Think handling with amendments for the brief periods of storms, if
they affect the sites, would be better. Winds will be northwesterly
for kama and kdht through the morning, then swing clockwise to more
southeasterly. Kguy is already southeasterly and should remain so
through the period. Light winds are expected unless thunderstorms
should form.

Beat

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Previous discussion... /issued 412 am CDT Tuesday Jul 26 2016/

Discussion...
an upper high over The Four Corners and Great Basin region will
maintain a more northerly or even northeasterly upper flow across the
panhandles through the latter half of the week. By Friday...the upper
flow transitions back to northwesterly. The upper high builds back to
the east towards the panhandles this weekend with the upper high
settling in over the central and southern rockies by late Saturday
and Sunday. Convection chances today through Thursday will be fairly
isolated and the western and southern sections of the forecast area
may have better chances. A frontal boundary is forecast to push south
into the Oklahoma Panhandle or possibly the extreme northern or
northeastern Texas Panhandle and then become stationary by the end
of the week. The front should then lift back to the north and east as
a warm front over the weekend. Chances for convection should increase
by the end of the week and into the early part of the weekend as the
upper flow becomes northwesterly. Drier conditions expected by late
in the weekend as the upper high builds in from the west.

Schneider

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

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