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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa Texas
245 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Discussion...

A rather benign forecast is on tap for the next week. WV imagery
shows yesterday's trough that brought a little wind to the area
entering the MS valley, leaving West Texas and southeast New Mexico
under northwest flow aloft. Out west, a trough is developing over
socal/baja, W/models closing it off over Sonora by 18z Wed. This
feature is then forecast to move NE thru Texas and into OK later in
the week, W/out much fanfare. Instead, a general increase in
thicknesses will result in a slow warming trend thru the end of the
week, W/Friday being the warmest day this forecast. Meanwhile, a
trough will traverse east thru Canada, and drop a dry cold front
into the area Friday night/Saturday. This will take temps down
closer to normal thru the weekend.

Unfortunately, rain chances look slim-to-none this forecast, other
than a slight chance of rain Sun night/Mon far eastern zones as a
shortwave moves thru the region.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Big Spring 28 62 28 61 / 0 0 0 0
Carlsbad 24 56 22 55 / 0 0 0 0
Dryden 30 63 31 61 / 0 0 0 0
Fort Stockton 27 60 27 59 / 0 0 0 0
Guadalupe Pass 28 51 28 52 / 0 0 0 0
Hobbs 22 58 22 57 / 0 0 0 0
Marfa 18 58 21 57 / 0 0 0 0
Midland Intl Airport 28 61 28 59 / 0 0 0 0
Odessa 29 61 28 59 / 0 0 0 0
Wink 24 61 24 60 / 0 0 0 0

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

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