416  
FXUS64 KMAF 050824  
AFDMAF  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
224 AM CST FRI MAR 5 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
IN WAKE OF AN UPPER LOW ANOTHER WINDY DAY IS AHEAD FOR MOST ALL OF  
THE AREA. LOW-LEVEL WINDS OF 35-40KT AROUND 15Z WILL BE ACROSS SE NM-  
PB AND NAMBUFR SOUNDINGS SHOW A COMPLETELY MIXED LAYER THRU 800 MB  
WILL MATERIALIZE BY 16Z WITH A MODEST SURFACE GRADIENT. AS A RESULT  
SURFACE WINDS WILL BE CLOSE TO ADVISORY LEVEL FROM 15Z-20Z WITH  
PATCHY BLOWING DUST. INITIALLY WINDS WILL BE NW, BUT TRANSITION  
TO NE BY MID AFTERNOON AND HIGH TEMPS WILL BE 10 TO 20 DEGREES  
COOLER W-E, RESPECTIVELY, THAN PREVIOUS 24HRS. TEMPS WILL STILL  
BE KINDA COOL SAT DUE TO THE PROXIMITY OF THE SURFACE HIGH TO THE  
E, ALSO SUN FOR THAT MATTER. SUN AND MON WILL BE ON THE BREEZY-  
WINDY SIDE ACROSS THE PB WITH TIGHT MSLP GRADIENT. BY TUE AM LOW-  
LEVEL MSTR WILL HAVE RETURNED AS FAR W AS SE NM WITH PERSISTENT  
SLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW. TUE-WED BE THE WARMEST DAYS WITH AN AMPLIFIED  
LOW-LEVEL THERMAL RIDGE, ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WRN AREAS. EITHER  
THUR OR FRI A PACIFIC FRONT LOOKS TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FAVORING  
A BOUT OF WIND AND COOLER TEMPS.  
 

 
   
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
 
 
BIG SPRING 64 37 60 40 / 0 0 0 0  
CARLSBAD 64 34 60 35 / 0 0 0 0  
DRYDEN 74 43 63 45 / 0 0 0 0  
FORT STOCKTON 67 39 59 41 / 0 0 0 0  
GUADALUPE PASS 59 36 54 37 / 0 0 0 0  
HOBBS 60 31 59 35 / 0 0 0 0  
MARFA 64 29 60 29 / 0 0 0 0  
MIDLAND INTL AIRPORT 65 36 60 39 / 0 0 0 0  
ODESSA 64 36 60 39 / 0 0 0 0  
WINK 67 34 61 37 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
   
MAF WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NM...NONE.  
TX...NONE.  

 
 

 
 
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