Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX
FXUS64 KSJT 281101
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
601 AM CDT Tue Jul 28 2015
VFR conditions will continue at all terminals through the next 24
hours. Winds will be south to southeasterly 5 to 15 mph.
.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 400 AM CDT Tue Jul 28 2015/
(Today and Tonight)
Upper high pressure will be centered over Oklahoma through tonight
with the forecast area along its southwestern periphery. 850mb
thermal isotherms today will be similar to yesterday with associated
surface highs for the forecast area once again in the upper 90s to
around 102 degrees. Winds will be southerly 10 to 15 mph. Lows
tomorrow morning will be in the lower to mid 70s.
(Wednesday through Tuesday)
Upper level ridge still on pace to shift to the north slightly for
Wednesday and Thursday and at least bring slightly cooler
temperatures to West Central Texas. Should be able to bring most
of the areas that have been hitting 100 degrees down into the
upper 90s. Ridge recenters to the northwest for Friday and
Saturday, with northwest flow prevailing. This should at least
weaken the cap, with models suggesting some chance of afternoon
convection. Have continued the PoPs already in place. Models
suggest the ridge may remain just off the west for next week,
keeping conditions hot and dry.
.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene 98 76 98 76 97 / 5 5 5 5 5
San Angelo 102 76 100 75 99 / 5 5 5 5 5
Junction 100 75 98 73 98 / 5 0 0 0 5