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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa Texas
351 am CDT sun Oct 26 2014

Discussion...
SW flow aloft will promote prominent low level thermal ridging today
and Monday when 85h temps of 22-25c are forecast, yielding fairly
widespread 85-90 degree high temps. Mid level flow will increase
Mon PM to near 30kts at 7h/20kts at 85h for areas N of I-20 and
will be seen at the surface with W winds of 15-20 mph across the
plains and 20-35 mph thru parts of the gdp mtns. A cold front will
be moving S thru the plains Mon night/early Tue am. A 3hr isallobaric
anticyclone, per nam12 suggest that the front will have a good push
(5-8mb/3hr). This too along with a mslp gradient near 4mb/100nm
indicates that Post-frontal winds in the 15-25 mph are likely. A
tight 85h thermal gradient thru the gdp mtns supports gusty winds
thru gdp pass too. It will be much cooler Tue with highs in the
70s. The front will be dry, however return flow/low level warm air advection
could result in -shra Wed am across the lower trans Pecos/srn pb
with extensive low clouds there too. A weak front will be possible
either late thur or early Fri am.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Andrews Texas 88 59 90 52 / 0 0 0 0
Big Spring Texas 89 62 89 56 / 0 0 10 10
Carlsbad nm 89 56 89 50 / 0 0 0 0
Dryden Texas 87 62 89 62 / 0 10 10 0
Fort Stockton Texas 89 61 92 57 / 0 0 0 0
Guadalupe Pass Texas 85 59 83 51 / 0 0 0 0
Hobbs nm 87 55 85 47 / 0 0 0 0
Marfa Texas 80 47 81 47 / 0 0 0 0
Midland International Airport Texas 89 60 91 54 / 0 0 0 0
Odessa Texas 88 61 89 55 / 0 0 0 0
Wink Texas 90 60 92 53 / 0 0 0 0

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

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