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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa Texas
606 am CDT Friday Jul 29 2016



Aviation...
12z taf issuance.

No aviation concerns for the next 24 hours, VFR conditions will
prevail at all terminals.

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Previous discussion... /issued 310 am CDT Friday Jul 29 2016/

Discussion...
upper ridge remains stretched across the country with a 597 high
centered over the Great Basin. This allows easterly flow to carry
good moisture and weak impulses into the region. Not expecting much
day to day change in the Summer pattern but center of ridge should
shift east to the Central Plains early next week.

Above normal temps will continue... readings this time of year for
the Permian Basin are in the mid 90s. The crazy high temps recently
experienced along the Rio Grande... especially Rio Grande Village...
have been cooler due to some rain/cloud cover. 850mb temps will be
about the same today with a slight increase on Saturday. Highs in
the 100s should become more common around the area next week.

Had some storms over the upper trans Pecos and along the Rio Grande
during the afternoon... and some move across the Permian Basin
during the evening. Orographic lift did not play much of part in
yesterdays storms. Can expect additional storms next few days as
subsidence not enough to stop afternoon convection. Quantitative precipitation forecast today
mainly over the southern County Warning Area and along the Rio Grande... while on
Saturday it looks to be more over the higher elevations and
especially the Davis mtns. Low pops mainly over the west the next
few days.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Big Spring 97 73 98 74 / 10 0 10 10
Carlsbad 96 71 97 72 / 0 10 10 10
Dryden 97 74 97 75 / 10 0 10 10
Fort Stockton 95 72 96 74 / 10 0 10 10
Guadalupe Pass 88 67 88 68 / 10 10 20 20
Hobbs 95 69 96 70 / 10 10 10 10
Marfa 88 60 89 62 / 20 10 20 10
Midland Intl Airport 97 72 98 73 / 10 0 10 10
Odessa 97 72 96 74 / 10 0 10 10
Wink 97 73 98 74 / 0 0 10 10

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Maf watches/warnings/advisories...
nm...none.
Texas...none.
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