Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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FXUS64 KSJT 020836
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
336 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SHORT TERM... (TODAY AND TONIGHT)

HRRR AND GFS MODELS INDICATED SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MOVING SOUTH INTO THE THE BIG COUNTRY TODAY, IN WEAK NORTHWEST FLOW
ALOFT. KEPT A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE BIG
COUNTRY TODAY AND TONIGHT. UPPER RIDGING OTHERWISE SHOULD ELSEWHERE
SUPPRESS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS TODAY WILL BE IN THE MID
AND UPPER 90S, MAINLY DUE TO INCREASED CLOUDS AND ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.LONG TERM(MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY)...

A WEAK SHORTWAVE TROUGH AT MID LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE WILL MOVE
TOWARD THE EAST GRAZING NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. COOL TEMPERATURES ALOFT COMBINED
WITH STRONG SURFACE HEATING WILL RESULT IN SLIGHTLY UNSTABLE AIR
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A FEW BRIEF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
THE BIG COUNTRY AND WESTERN MOST COUNTIES INTO EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. THE TROUGH MOVES EAST AWAY FROM THE AREA ON MONDAY AND
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS IN ACROSS THE AREA. THIS WILL PROVIDE
DRY WEATHER AND HOT TEMPERATURES NEAR OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE 100
DEGREE MARK THROUGH THE WEEK AND INTO NEXT SATURDAY. WINDS WILL BE
LIGHT TO MODERATE FROM THE SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
ABILENE  97  74  99  76 /  20  10  10   5
SAN ANGELO  99  74 100  74 /  10   5   5   5
JUNCTION  98  72  99  72 /  10   5   0   0

&&

.SJT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

04/22


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