National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Hot and humid conditions continue on Saturday, with most areas seeing heat index values higher than 100 degrees. A Heat Advisory will be in effect on Saturday from 2 PM to 7 PM for parts of North and Central Texas. Be sure to take extra precautions if outdoors!
There is a low chance for isolated severe storms to develop late this afternoon and evening. If they are able to form, they would be capable of becoming severe and producing large hail in addition to damaging winds or an isolated tornado.
There is a chance for a complex of storms to develop in southern Oklahoma and move southward into North Texas after midnight. If this complex moves southward, it would be capable of producing damaging winds before weakening near Interstate 20.
Some scattered storms are possible on Sunday along a stalling front in Central Texas. The front's location and the thunderstorm potential will depend highly on any thunderstorms that may occur Saturday night. A few storms could be strong or severe on Sunday afternoon or evening.
With the first extended hot spell expected Friday and Saturday of the last weekend in May, a few rules of thumb to think about when heading out with children in vehicles. Never leave a child, pet, or even an adult in a hot vehicle for any extended period of time, as it can be fatal!

 
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Soaring Forecast


THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE DALLAS - FORT WORTH AREA. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR DFW           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -6.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 3.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 4.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 6.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 9.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 3600 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 3700 FT MSL
DFW MAX TEMPERATURE....... 95 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 100 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 198 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 165 DEGREES AT 09 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 205 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 230 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 225 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 215 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 235 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 255 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 275 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 270 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 275 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 280 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 240 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 50 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE AMARILLO - PANHANDLE REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR AMA           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -18.5
       5000 FT MSL........ -4.0
       6000 FT MSL........ -3.5
      10000 FT MSL........ -2.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 0.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 6600 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 14600 FT MSL
AMA MAX TEMPERATURE....... 92 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 87 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 584 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 165 DEGREES AT 09 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 205 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 230 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 225 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 215 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 235 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 255 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 275 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 270 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 275 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 280 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 240 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 50 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE MIDLAND - WEST TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR MAF           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -14.5
       5000 FT MSL........ -4.5
       6000 FT MSL........ -4.0
      10000 FT MSL........ -2.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 0.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 8700 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 14200 FT MSL
MAF MAX TEMPERATURE....... 100 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 93 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 602 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 215 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 215 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 260 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 245 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 235 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 220 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 225 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 235 DEGREES AT 39 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 245 DEGREES AT 46 KNOTS
          19000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 47 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 48 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 53 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 59 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 240 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 50 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE SHREVEPORT - EAST TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR SHV           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -8.5
       5000 FT MSL........ -3.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 1.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 5.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 8.0

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 5000 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 5600 FT MSL
SHV MAX TEMPERATURE....... 100 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 86 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 311 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 170 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 195 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 210 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 225 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 230 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 235 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 290 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 295 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 295 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 275 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 40 KNOTS
          23000 FT MSL.... 270 DEGREES AT 41 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE BROWNSVILLE - DEEP SOUTH TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR BRO           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -1.5
       5000 FT MSL........ 3.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 6.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 11.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 12.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 2300 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 3800 FT MSL
BRO MAX TEMPERATURE....... 95 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 95 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 235 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 165 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 170 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 165 DEGREES AT 35 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 170 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 180 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 190 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 170 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 130 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 150 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 145 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          11000 FT MSL.... 115 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 120 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 060 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 055 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 065 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 275 DEGREES AT 06 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE CORPUS CHRISTI - MID-TEXAS GULF COAST REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR CRP           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -0
       5000 FT MSL........ 6.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 8.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 13.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 13.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 2300 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 3000 FT MSL
CRP MAX TEMPERATURE....... 92 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 96 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 195 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 170 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 170 DEGREES AT 25 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 185 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 180 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 190 DEGREES AT 35 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 200 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 185 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 185 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 180 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 200 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 195 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 165 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 190 DEGREES AT 04 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 280 DEGREES AT 02 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 315 DEGREES AT 04 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 295 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 305 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          22000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 305 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 285 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 285 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          27000 FT MSL.... 235 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE DEL RIO - BIG BEND/EWARDS PLATEAU REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR DRT           DATE... 05/27/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -7.0
       5000 FT MSL........ -2.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 3.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 7.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 7.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 4600 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 5300 FT MSL
DRT MAX TEMPERATURE....... 98 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 94 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 257 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 115 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 150 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 165 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 180 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 185 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 165 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 155 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 165 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 205 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 220 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 245 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 240 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 35 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 25 KNOTS
          29000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 305 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 285 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 285 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          27000 FT MSL.... 235 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.

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