641  
FXUS64 KAMA 222259  
AFDAMA  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
559 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
00Z TAF CYCLE  
 
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH 00Z SUNDAY, ALTHOUGH  
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE DALHART, AMARILLO AND  
GUYMON TAF SITES BETWEEN 00Z AND 04Z SATURDAY WITH POSSIBLE MVFR  
CEILINGS AND VISIBILITIES. SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS  
WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND  
NORTHEAST AFTER 02Z TO 04Z SATURDAY AT THE GUYMON AND DALHART TAF  
SITES AND THEN AT THE AMARILLO TAF SITE AFTER 07Z TO 09Z SATURDAY.  
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS AT ALL THREE TAF SITES  
AFTER 10Z TO 12Z SATURDAY.  
 
SCHNEIDER  
 

 
   
PREV DISCUSSION
 
/ISSUED 402 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018/  
 
DISCUSSION...  
UPPER TROUGH TRACKING EAST OUT OF THE ROCKIES AND ACROSS THE  
PLAINS STATES THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT ALONG WITH A COLD FRONT  
PUSHING SOUTH ACROSS THE PANHANDLES TONIGHT WILL ALLOW FOR  
CONVECTION DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THIS EVENING AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT  
HOURS TONIGHT. COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE FORECAST AREA BY  
SATURDAY MORNING OR MIDDAY AND IS EXPECTED TO BECOME STATIONARY  
WELL SOUTH OF THE PANHANDLES BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SURFACE RIDGE  
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT SATURDAY ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA  
ALLOWING FOR NOT AS WARM CONDITIONS.  
 
FRONTAL BOUNDARY FORECAST TO LIFT NORTH AND EAST AS A WARM FRONT  
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS A CLOSED UPPER LOW TRACKS EAST OUT OF THE  
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ROCKIES AND THEN INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS  
STATES BY SUNDAY EVENING. CONVECTION EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ONCE  
AGAIN ACROSS MAINLY THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN PANHANDLES SUNDAY  
AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. UPPER HIGH TO BUILD IN OVER THE  
SOUTHWESTERN STATES BY MONDAY NIGHT WITH NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT  
RE-ESTABLISHING ITSELF OVER THE PANHANDLES. SHORTWAVE TROUGH TO  
DROP SOUTHEAST OUT OF THE CENTRAL ROCKIES MONDAY NIGHT WITH  
CHANCES FOR CONVECTION LIKELY AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT. UPPER HIGH TO  
BUILD IN OVER THE FORECAST AREA BY THE MIDDLE AND END OF NEXT  
WEEK.  
 
SCHNEIDER  
 

 
   
AMA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
TX...NONE.  
OK...NONE.  
 

 
 

 
 
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