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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa Texas
225 PM CST Friday Feb 12 2016

Discussion...
a northwest flow/zonal upper air pattern does not Bode well for
rain chances the next seven days. Across the area today we are
seeing clear skies with a weak cold front moving through the
Permian Basin and we can expect this pattern to persist. Southerly
flow will return tomorrow after the brief northerly wind shift
today, and will be interrupted by the passage of weak fronts on
Sunday and Tuesday as weak disturbances move across the plains in
the progressive flow. Fortunately wind speeds should remain low
enough to prevent critical fire weather conditions from developing
in this dry air.

The only chance for precipitation will be after this forecast
period, late next weekend. However even this is doubtful since the
upper air pattern remains zonal and the only reflection of
precipitation is in the model quantitative precipitation forecast fields, as this is know to be
too aggressive in the extended periods.

Hennig

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Big Spring 38 70 46 72 / 0 0 0 0
Carlsbad 35 74 36 73 / 0 0 0 0
Dryden 44 76 45 80 / 0 0 0 0
Fort Stockton 41 76 44 76 / 0 0 0 0
Guadalupe Pass 41 71 43 69 / 0 0 0 0
Hobbs 33 71 38 69 / 0 0 0 0
Marfa 35 73 36 74 / 0 0 0 0
Midland Intl Airport 38 73 44 73 / 0 0 0 0
Odessa 39 72 45 73 / 0 0 0 0
Wink 40 74 40 76 / 0 0 0 0

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Maf watches/warnings/advisories...
nm...none.
Texas...none.
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12/10

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