493  
FXUS64 KAMA 191111 AAA  
AFDAMA  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
611 AM CDT SAT AUG 19 2017  
   
AVIATION
 
 
SOME FOG WITH MVFR VISIBILITIES WILL BE FOUND AT DHT THIS MORNING.  
OTHERWISE, CONDITIONS SHOULD REMAIN VFR THROUGH THIS FORECAST AT  
ALL SITES. A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO MAY MAKE INTO THE WESTERN  
PANHANDLES FROM THE MOUNTAINS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. BUT  
AT THIS POINT THEY LOOK TOO ISOLATED TO MENTION IN THE FORECAST.  
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THIS FORECAST WITH WINDS  
GETTING GUSTY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON.  
 

 
   
PREV DISCUSSION
 
/ISSUED 447 AM CDT SAT AUG 19 2017/  
 
DISCUSSION...  
UPPER HIGH OVER THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES WILL ALLOW FOR A WESTERLY TO  
SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT ACROSS THE PANHANDLES TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
AN UPPER LOW WILL APPROACH THE FORECAST FROM THE SOUTHWEST LATE  
THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE UPPER HIGH WILL BECOME  
REESTABLISHED AGAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES BY THE MIDDLE AND  
END OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE UPPER FLOW BECOMING  
WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE LATTER HALF OF NEXT WEEK. A  
SERIES OF SHORTWAVE TROUGHS WILL TRACK ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA  
MAINLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS WEDNESDAY THROUGH  
LATE NEXT WEEK. CHANCES FOR CONVECTION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE  
NEXT WEEKEND WITH A FEW STORMS BECOMING STRONG AND MARGINALLY  
SEVERE TO SEVERE WITH MAINLY DAMAGING WINDS AND POSSIBLE HAIL THE  
THREATS. HEAVY TO VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN WITH  
THE STRONGER STORMS AS PWATS OF AROUND 1.50 TO 1.75 INCHES  
FORECAST FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK TO THE END OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
SCHNEIDER  
 

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

 
 

 
 
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