Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FXUS64 KCRP 050508
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1108 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...SEE AVIATION BELOW FOR 06Z TAF UPDATE.

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.AVIATION...STRONG COLD FRONT IS BLASTING THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS
CURRENTLY. STRONG NORTH WINDS WITH GUSTS AROUND 35KTS CAN BE
EXPECTED AT TERMINALS OVERNIGHT AND THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY
THURSDAY...BUT GRADUALLY WEAKENING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
ANTICIPATE SHOWER ACTIVITY TO INCREASE THROUGH THE NIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE TAPERING OFF THROUGH THE REST OF
THE DAY. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY A FREEZING LAYER WILL DEVELOP OFF
THE SURFACE AROUND 12Z THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY. HOWEVER...NO FROZEN
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED AT THE SURFACE. LOW CLOUD DECK IS
KEEPING MVFR (ALI/LRD/VCT) TO BRIEFLY IFR (CRP) CONDITIONS AT
TERMINALS. CIGS WILL REMAIN AT MVFR LVLS THROUGH THE NIGHT AND
MOST OF THE DAY THURSDAY. BY THURSDAY EVENING EXPECT CLOUDS TO
LIFT AND THIN SOMEWHAT...WITH VFR CONDITIONS FINALLY RETURNING TO SOUTH
TEXAS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    77  38  40  36  49  /  20  70  40  10  10
VICTORIA          79  34  41  32  51  /  20  70  30  10  10
LAREDO            79  40  41  36  48  /  10  70  30  10  10
ALICE             79  37  41  35  48  /  20  70  40  10  10
ROCKPORT          70  39  41  37  50  /  20  70  40  10  10
COTULLA           76  38  41  33  49  /  20  70  30  10   0
KINGSVILLE        81  39  41  36  48  /  20  70  40  10  10
NAVY CORPUS       72  40  42  38  49  /  20  70  40  10  10

&&

.CRP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     ARANSAS...BEE...CALHOUN...GOLIAD...JIM WELLS...KLEBERG...
     LIVE OAK...NUECES...REFUGIO...SAN PATRICIO...VICTORIA.

     WIND CHILL ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: BEE...GOLIAD...LIVE OAK...MCMULLEN...
     REFUGIO...SAN PATRICIO...VICTORIA.

GM...GALE WARNING UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS...BAYS
     AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR...COASTAL
     WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM...COASTAL
     WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20
     NM...WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL
     FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

&&

$$

LK/84...AVIATION




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