928  
FXUS64 KAMA 050527 AAB  
AFDAMA  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
1127 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016  
   
AVIATION
 
 
FOR THE 06Z TAFS, LITTLE CHANGE TO PREVIOUS AVIATION AFD REASONING.  
GENERALLY BENIGN WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THIS FCST CYCLE. SOME HIGH  
LEVEL CLOUDS ARE FORESEEN ON OCCASION. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS  
THE REGION LATER MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH WINDS BECOMING  
NORTH. OVERALL, VFR CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED AT ALL TERMINAL SITES  
THROUGH LATE MONDAY EVENING.  
 
ANDRADE  
 

 
   
PREV DISCUSSION
 
/ISSUED 536 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016/  
 
AVIATION...  
FOR THE 00Z TAFS, BENIGN WEATHER EXPECTED FOR THIS FCST CYCLE. SOME  
HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS ON OCCASION. A WEAK SURFACE TROF OF LOW PRESSURE  
WILL MOVE ACROSS KGUY AND KDHT DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON HOURS  
ON MONDAY WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTH-NORTHWEST TO NORTH. OVERALL, VFR  
CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED AT ALL TERMINAL SITES THROUGH LATE MONDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
ANDRADE  
 
PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 338 PM CST SUN DEC 4 2016/  
 
DISCUSSION...  
NO MAJOR CHANGES FROM EARLIER FORECAST. ONE FINAL WARM DAY EXPECTED  
ON MONDAY WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE LOWER- TO MID-60S.  
 
FIRST COLD FRONT ARRIVES MONDAY EVENING, CAUSING TUESDAY MAXIMA TO BE  
HELD TO THE UPPER-30S TO MID-40S. STRONG JET STREAK AND ASSOCIATED  
VERY DYNAMIC SYSTEM DRIVES ARCTIC COLD FRONT THROUGH FORECAST AREA  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
STRONG LARGE-SCALE ASCENT ALONG AND NORTH OF JET STREAK COULD CAUSE  
DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY, PARTICULARLY  
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST HALF OF THE COMBINED TEXAS/OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES.  
STRONG WINDS WITH COLD FRONT COULD ALSO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.  
 
HIGH TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FREEZING  
ACROSS NORTHERN ONE-THIRD OF FORECAST AREA. MASSIVE SURFACE RIDGE  
EXTENDING INTO PANHANDLES FROM NORTHWESTERN ALBERTA THURSDAY MORNING  
EXPECTED TO BRING COLDEST CONDITIONS OF THE SEASON WITH LOW  
TEMPERATURES THURSDAY MORNING NEAR ZERO FAHRENHEIT IN NORTHWEST TO  
THE MID-TEENS IN THE SOUTHWEST. THURSDAY MAXIMA EXPECTED TO REMAIN  
BELOW FREEZING OVER ALL BUT SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.  
 
HUGE SURFACE RIDGE MOVES EAST OF AREA ON FRIDAY, ALLOWING HIGHS TO  
REACH THE LOWER- TO MID-40S. WARMUP CONTINUES INTO THE WEEKEND,  
WITH HIGHS NEAR NORMAL ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. 03  
 
COCKRELL  
 
FIRE WEATHER...  
BRIEFLY ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON  
ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE. NO ELEVATED OR CRITICAL FIRE  
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY. 03  
 

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

 
 

 
 
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