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Fort Worth, TX

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Sunrise 7:10AMSunset 5:24PM Saturday November 28, 2020 10:33 AM CST (16:33 UTC) Moonrise 4:33PMMoonset 5:30AM Illumination 97% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 13 days in cycle
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fort Worth, TX
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Area Discussion for - Fort Worth, TX
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FXUS64 KFWD 281140 AFDFWD

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Fort Worth TX 540 AM CST Sat Nov 28 2020

. New Short Term, Aviation .

SHORT TERM. /NEW/ Update: Only a few minor changes were made with this update. Temperatures were bumped up a degree or two today as widespread rain is expected to arrive an hour or two later than previously anticipated. Showers and isolated thunderstorms have developed across the Big Country and Panhandle and will continue to increase in coverage as they move eastward throughout the day. Rain will continue through the overnight hours, gradually coming to an end from west to east on Sunday.

Barnes

Previous Discussion: /Through Sunday/

Ongoing showers across Central Texas will gradually increase in coverage overnight tonight. Only a couple rumbles of thunder are expected as there is little in the way of instability. Widespread rain is expected to develop just to our west early this morning as an upper low approaches the area. Rain with isolated thunderstorms will slowly move east throughout the day with a cold rain overspreading most of the area by the afternoon hours. Thanks to the cloudy and rainy conditions, temperatures will be confined to the 40s in the west to 50s elsewhere, making for the coldest day so far this month.

Rain will end as early as Saturday night for areas out west, but is expected to continue into Sunday for those further east. Sunshine will gradually make its return as skies clear from west to east Sunday afternoon. Despite the sunshine, Sunday will still be another chilly day with highs only in the 50s across the board. As the upper low exits to our east, all rain should finally come to an end by Sunday afternoon.

Barnes

LONG TERM. /Issued 240 AM CST Sat Nov 28 2020/ /Sunday Night Onward/

On Sunday evening, a secondary cold front will arrive and rapidly plunge through the forecast area before daybreak Monday. Despite north winds already being in place prior to its arrival, this front will bring noticeably colder and drier air with dewpoints falling into the teens and twenties. A stronger north breeze will combine with colder air for wind chill values in the teens and low 20s to begin the workweek. The post-frontal arctic airmass will take up residence across most of the region through Monday night, contributing to what should be the coldest night of the season so far. A widespread freeze is expected Monday night into Tuesday, so those remaining locations in the CWA that haven't experienced a freeze yet should plan accordingly. Following the cold start to the day, Tuesday will warm up quickly with sunny skies, dry air, and a return of southerly winds and warm advection. Highs will be in the 50s to low 60s.

The primary forecast dilemma through the extended is the Wednesday to Friday time period where enormous uncertainties exist among guidance. While it is clear that broad troughing will remain in place over the entire CONUS, the evolution of individual disturbances rotating through the parent trough will have considerable implications on our local forecast. Depending on the speed and arrival time of the first disturbance, it could either consist of another dry cold frontal passage, or significant widespread rainfall with perhaps some wintry weather trailing behind. Ensemble guidance disagrees mightily at this time, and one can find whatever wishcast scenario they're rooting for after sorting through dozens of ensembles. At this point, below- average forecast confidence doesn't warrant anything more than 20-30% chances for rainfall starting Wednesday and ending Thursday with colder air arriving Thursday night which generally follows ensemble mean solutions. Expect some dramatic shifts in the forecast until guidance comes into better agreement in a few more days.

-Stalley

AVIATION. /NEW/ /12z TAFs/

MVFR ceilings will prevail for much of the day across all terminals. A few hours of VFR are expected for D10, but ceilings will deteriorate once again this afternoon. Showers and isolated thunderstorms have developed to our west this morning and will continue to increase in coverage as they move eastward throughout the day. Rain should arrive at ACT near 18Z and D10 near 20Z. Ceilings will continue to deteriorate to IFR by the afternoon/evening. LIFR may be possible at times overnight tonight, though confidence is still a bit low to include in the TAF for now.

Rain will gradually come to an end from west to east Sunday morning, with rain likely ending at all terminals in the 12-15Z timeframe. Northerly winds will prevail through the TAF period near 5-10 knots.

Barnes


PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. Dallas-Ft. Worth 57 43 55 33 50 / 70 80 10 0 0 Waco 57 45 56 34 51 / 90 80 5 0 0 Paris 58 42 51 30 47 / 5 90 70 0 0 Denton 56 40 54 29 51 / 70 80 10 0 0 McKinney 58 42 54 31 50 / 40 80 20 0 0 Dallas 58 45 55 34 51 / 60 80 10 0 0 Terrell 59 42 55 32 49 / 40 90 30 0 0 Corsicana 60 47 56 35 52 / 60 90 20 0 0 Temple 58 42 57 33 52 / 90 80 0 0 0 Mineral Wells 51 39 54 29 51 / 90 80 5 0 0

FWD WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. None.


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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport, TX5 mi41 minENE 910.00 miA Few Clouds53°F41°F64%1021.6 hPa
Fort Worth, Naval Air Station, TX6 mi42 minE 710.00 miMostly Cloudy54°F41°F62%1020.4 hPa
Arlington Municipal Airport, TX13 mi41 minENE 710.00 miMostly Cloudy56°F44°F65%1021.5 hPa
Fort Worth Spinks Airport, TX14 mi44 minENE 610.00 miOvercast55°F44°F67%1022.3 hPa
Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, TX14 mi44 minENE 810.00 miClear54°F42°F67%1022.3 hPa
Fort Worth, Fort Worth Alliance Airport, TX15 mi41 minENE 1110.00 miMostly Cloudy55°F41°F59%1021.9 hPa
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX17 mi41 minENE 1010.00 miMostly Cloudy54°F43°F67%1021.4 hPa
Dallas, Redbird Airport, TX23 mi41 minE 9 G 1610.00 miPartly Cloudy52°F42°F69%1021.4 hPa
Dallas Love Field, TX24 mi41 minE 910.00 miMostly Cloudy55°F43°F64%1021.6 hPa

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