Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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FXUS64 KCRP 040012
AFDCRP

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
712 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...NOTE AVIATION DISCUSSION BELOW.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR THIS EVENING/EARLY TNGT TRANSITIONING TO MVFR
CEILINGS OVERNIGHT. BRIEF MVFR VISIBILITIES MAY OCCUR GENERALLY
WEST OF U.S. 77 AND EAST OF STATE ROAD 16...YET CEILINGS MORE
LIKELY. MIXTURE OF MVFR/VFR CONDITIONS DRG THE MID MORNING HOURS
SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY PREDOMINATE VFR. ISOLATED SHOWERS ANTICIPATED
OVER THE COASTAL BEND/VICTORIA CROSSROADS MAINLY SATURDAY MORNING.
LGT ONSHORE FLOW OVERNIGHT INCREASING TO MODERATE LEVELS BY SAT
AFTN.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 356 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015/

SHORT TERM (TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT)...A FAIRLY PERSISTENT FORECAST
CONTINUES INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AND IMMEDIATE COAST LATE
TONIGHT...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INLAND
DURING THE DAY TOMORROW WITH THE SEA BREEZE. RIDGE CONTINUES
SLOWLY BUILDING EAST AND ANTICIPATE DRY CONDITIONS TOMORROW NIGHT.
SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.
HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY BRIEFLY SKIRT NEAR 105 DEGREES IN SOME
LOCATIONS...AND THOSE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS IN THE AFTERNOON WILL
NEED TO KEEP AN EYE ON THESE VALUES.

LONG TERM (SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY)...MOSTLY QUIET WEATHER IS
ANTICIPATED FOR MUCH OF THE EXTENDED FORECAST.  ON SUNDAY...THE SEA
BREEZE MAY BE ENOUGH TO GENERATE ISOLATED CONVECTION OVER THE
COASTAL PLAINS AND WILL CONTINUE WITH 20 POPS. UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
WILL THEN BUILD IN ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS FOR THE EARLY TO MIDDLE PART
OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL SUPPRESS CONVECTION ACROSS THE AREA AND WILL
KEEP A DRY FORECAST MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. TEMPERATURES THROUGH
THE PERIOD WILL NOT VARY TOO MUCH. HIGHS GENERALLY WILL BE IN THE
UPPER 90S TO LOWER 100S OVER THE RIO GRANDE PLAINS TO LOWER 90S OVER
THE COASTAL BEND INTO THE VICTORIA CROSSROADS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    78  92  77  91  78  /  20  20  10  20   0
VICTORIA          76  92  76  90  77  /  10  20  10  20   0
LAREDO            77  97  77  99  78  /  10  20  10  10   0
ALICE             76  94  76  95  77  /  10  20  10  20   0
ROCKPORT          80  90  80  88  81  /  20  20  10  20   0
COTULLA           76  95  75  96  76  /  10  20  10  10   0
KINGSVILLE        77  93  77  93  78  /  20  20  10  20   0
NAVY CORPUS       80  89  79  88  80  /  20  20  10  20   0

&&

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

&&

$$

WC/87...AVIATION



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