Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FXUS64 KCRP 041748 AAB
AFDCRP

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1248 PM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...UPDATED FOR 18Z AVIATION.

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.AVIATION...ISOLATED CONVECTION IS OCCURRING ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTH
TEXAS AND HI RES MODELS INDICATE THIS TREND CONTINUING INTO THE
AFTERNOON BEFORE DISSIPATING EARLY THIS EVENING. RETAINED VCSH
REMARKS FOR ALI/VCT/CRP INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS AND WILL AMEND
AS NECESSARY. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BE GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON BUT
SUBISDE SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET. ANOTHER ROUND OF MVFR CEILINGS WILL
BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...BUT SHOULD MIX OUT
AROUND 14Z OR 15Z.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 613 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015/

DISCUSSION...UPDATED FOR THE 12Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

AVIATION...CONVECTION DEVELOPING THIS MORNING...BUT STILL LIGHT
AND VERY ISOLATED. WILL MAINTAIN VCSH AT SITES CRP-ALI-VCT THROUGH
THE DAY...WITH CHANCES DECREASING FROM EAST TO WEST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. MVFR CIGS DEVELOPING THIS MORNING SHOULD LIFT AND
BECOME VFR AT 2500-3500 FEET MID-LATE MORNING. BREEZY WINDS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME. WINDS WILL
DECOUPLE THIS EVENING...WITH LOWER CIGS DEVELOPING AROUND AND
AFTER 06Z.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 432 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015/

SHORT TERM (TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY)...TRANSITION ZONE REMAINS
ACROSS THE REGION WITH LOW PRESSURE TO THE WEST AND HIGH PRESSURE
AND RIDGING BUILDING IN FROM THE EAST. MOISTURE WILL POOL
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF BETWEEN THESE SYSTEMS LEADING TO
PWATS OF 1.7-1.9 INCHES ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
COAST. ISOLATED SHOWERS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPING ACROSS THE GULF AND
WILL CONTINUE TO EXPECT ISOLATED TO POSSIBLY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH AT LEAST THE MORNING HOURS. A DEVELOPING CAP
WILL SUPPRESS MUCH IN THE WAY OF DEVELOPMENT...BUT ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH AFTERNOON AS
MOISTURE SHIFTS FARTHER INLAND. PERSISTENCE WITH TEMPERATURES
TODAY AND SUNDAY WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE LOW 90S EAST...TO MID
AND UPPER 90S WEST. SLIGHTLY LESS ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED FOR
SUNDAY...BUT MORNING SHOWERS ACROSS THE GULF SHIFTING FARTHER
INLAND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE.

LONG TERM (SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY)...ALTHOUGH A MID LEVEL
SHEAR AXIS WILL BE MEANDERING AROUND THE REGION THROUGH AT LEAST
WEDNESDAY...MOISTURE WILL REMAIN LIMITED AS FORECAST MODELS
INDICATED PRECIPITABLE WATERS VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE BELOW 1.5
INCHES. THE MID AND UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION
FROM THE NORTH BY THE END OF THE WEEK...SHOWED A SLIGHT INCREASE
IN MAX TEMPS BY THEN. PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE STRONG ENOUGH FOR
NEAR BREEZY CONDITIONS MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THEN THE GRADIENT
WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY BY THE END OF THE WEEK. COULD SEE BORDERLINE
SCA CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT OVER THE GULF WATERS MONDAY-WEDNESDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    77  91  78  92  79  /  10  20  10  10  10
VICTORIA          76  92  77  92  77  /  10  20  10  10  10
LAREDO            77  98  78  99  78  /  10  10  10  10  10
ALICE             76  95  77  96  77  /  10  20  10  10  10
ROCKPORT          79  90  81  91  81  /  10  20  10  10  10
COTULLA           75  96  76  98  76  /  10  10  10  10  10
KINGSVILLE        77  93  78  94  78  /  10  20  10  10  10
NAVY CORPUS       79  89  80  90  80  /  10  20  10  10  10

&&

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

&&

$$

TB/78...AVIATION



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