Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FXUS64 KCRP 241935
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
235 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.SHORT TERM (TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT)...DRY...SUBSIDENT
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH UPPER LVL RIDGE OVERHEAD. CLEAR SKIES
AND LIGHT WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR RADIATIONAL COOLING WITH LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TONIGHT AND
TOMORROW NIGHT. ANOTHER WARM...SUNNY DAY IS IN STORE
TOMORROW...WITH AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE MID 80S ALONG THE COAST AND
UPPER 80S TO NEAR 90 DEGREES ACROSS INLAND PORTIONS OF THE REGION.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS OVERNIGHT WILL BECOME MORE OF A
PREVAILING SOUTHEAST FLOW TOMORROW AFTERNOON...THOUGH REMAIN
FAIRLY LIGHT.

&&

.LONG TERM (SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY)...THE WEAKENING UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
OVER SOUTH TEXAS SUNDAY MORNING WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA BY SUNDAY
EVENING. THE UPPER LEVEL PATTERN WILL BE PROGRESSIVE WITH A SHORT
WAVE TROUGH MOVING INTO THE PLAINS ON MONDAY AND LIFTING NORTHEAST
INTO THE UPPER MIDWEST TUESDAY. A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE
INTO NORTH TEXAS BY TUESDAY AND STALL NORTH OF THE AREA ON
WEDNESDAY. MODELS INDICATE A WEAK SHORT WAVE TROUGH WILL BE OVER
NORTHERN MEXICO TUESDAY NIGHT THAT WILL APPROACH THE AREA WEDNESDAY.
MOISTURE LEVELS SHOULD BE SUFFICIENT BY MID WEEK FOR ISOLATED
CONVECTION TO BE POSSIBLE. A SHORT WAVE TROUGH OVER THE NORTHERN
PLAINS THURSDAY MORNING WILL DIVE SOUTHEAST BY FRIDAY DEEPENING THE
UPPER TROUGH OVER THE MID-SOUTH. THIS WILL SEND A COLD FRONT DOWN
INTO THE AREA BY FRIDAY. ISOLATED CONVECTION WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD
OF THE FRONT THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    62  87  63  86  65  /   0   0   0   0   0
VICTORIA          58  88  60  87  63  /   0   0   0   0  10
LAREDO            65  91  65  92  67  /   0   0   0   0   0
ALICE             61  90  61  89  63  /   0   0   0   0   0
ROCKPORT          64  84  67  85  70  /   0   0   0   0  10
COTULLA           62  90  61  90  62  /   0   0   0   0   0
KINGSVILLE        60  89  62  88  65  /   0   0   0   0   0
NAVY CORPUS       67  85  68  84  70  /   0   0   0   0  10

&&

.CRP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...NONE.

&&

$$

LK/84...SHORT TERM
TT/89...LONG TERM





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