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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa Texas
123 PM CDT Thursday Jul 28 2016

Discussion...
deep easterly mid level flow is expected through Saturday between
an upper level ridge centered in The Rockies and a westward moving
disturbance in central Mexico. Very intense heating and upslope
flow should spark, mainly diurnally driven, isolated to widely
scattered thunderstorms in and near the orographically favored
mountains, mainly each afternoon and evening. High temperatures
are expected to remain above normal values as 850 millibar
temperatures warm a couple of degrees, despite the deep easterly
flow.

By late Sunday through next Thursday guidance consensus is
indicating that the upper level ridge will shift eastward toward
the plains and Mississippi Valley region with weak upper level
weakness developing in The Rockies. This should allow
temperatures to remain above normal with the best chance of
convection remaining across western areas from the Guadalupe and
Davis Mountains eastward to the southeast new plains and upper
trans Pecos region of West Texas.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Big Spring 73 97 73 97 / 10 10 0 10
Carlsbad 70 97 71 97 / 10 10 10 10
Dryden 75 97 76 97 / 10 10 0 10
Fort Stockton 72 95 73 95 / 10 10 0 10
Guadalupe Pass 67 88 67 88 / 10 10 10 20
Hobbs 66 94 69 94 / 10 10 10 10
Marfa 61 89 65 89 / 10 20 10 20
Midland Intl Airport 73 97 73 98 / 10 10 0 10
Odessa 74 97 75 96 / 10 10 0 10
Wink 73 97 74 97 / 10 0 0 10

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