Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 171210
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
710 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.UPDATE...

SENT OUT AN UPDATED FORECAST TO MENTION THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
INLAND AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-10. SEEING ISOLATED STORMS IN
WHARTON AND FORT BEND COUNTIES EARLY THIS MORNING. RAISED POPS
OFFSHORE WHERE CLUSTERS OF STORMS HAVE DEVELOPED.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 650 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014/

AVIATION...
AREA OF SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA
THIS MORNING WITH CEILINGS GENERALLY AROUND 5000 FEET. EXPECT THIS
ACTIVITY TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH OCASSIONAL MVFR CEILINGS
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRINGER ACTIVITY. FOR NOW...STAYED WITH VFR CONDITIONS
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND ON INTO FRIDAY MORNING AS SOME DRIER AIR FILTERS
INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH.  42

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      72  57  78  58  79 /  20  20  10  10  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              73  58  80  59  80 /  30  20  10  10  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            72  63  75  66  76 /  30  20  10  10  10

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE
     MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM
     FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM...WATERS
     FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM HIGH
     ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM.

&&

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