Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX
FXUS64 KSJT 250429
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX
1129 PM CDT MON OCT 24 2016
Expect VFR conditions for a few more hours across West Central
Texas. Stratus will return to much of the area late
tonight/Tuesday morning, and going with MVFR ceilings at most of
the terminals between 09Z-11Z, with a few hours of IFR possible
at KSJT and KSOA. For the KABI terminal, going with a tempo MVFR
ceiling group Tuesday morning due to low confidence for low
clouds. Expect mainly VFR conditions will return early Tuesday
afternoon. The winds will be south to southeast with gusts around
15 knots Tuesday afternoon.
.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 658 PM CDT MON OCT 24 2016/
Expect VFR conditions this evening across West Central Texas.
Stratus will return to much of the area late tonight, and going
with MVFR ceilings at most of the terminals between 09Z-11Z. For
the KABI terminal, going with a tempo MVFR ceiling group Tuesday
morning due to low confidence for low clouds. Mainly VFR
conditions will return early Tuesday afternoon. The winds will be
south to southeast with gusts around 15 knots Tuesday afternoon.
PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 352 PM CDT MON OCT 24 2016/
(Tonight and Tuesday)
Latest analysis shows weak upper ridge moving eastward across
west Texas with a strong upper low heading into the northwest
coast. At the surface...a weak low had formed over southeast
Colorado with a trough extending southward into New Mexico. A
tight pressure gradient is resulting in some gusty winds this
afternoon across west central Texas.
For tonight...strong southerly low level flow will
continue...with low clouds possible across mainly the southern
half of the area by Tuesday morning. With increased cloud
cover...overnight lows should be a little warmer in the 60s.
Will see much the same for Tuesday as we saw today with mild
temperatures and some cloud cover around.
(Tuesday night through Monday
Quiet weather pattern continues into next week with upper ridging
in place. South wind with lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s, and
highs in the lower to mid 80s continue. Highs and lows will run 5
degrees above normal. A weak cold front may affect the Red River
region Wednesday, but remain north of West Central Texas.
.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene 64 82 62 84 / 5 0 0 0
San Angelo 63 83 60 85 / 5 0 0 0
Junction 62 82 59 84 / 5 0 0 0
Brownwood 61 82 59 84 / 5 5 5 5
Sweetwater 63 81 62 84 / 5 5 5 0
Ozona 63 80 59 81 / 5 5 0 0