Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1139 AM CST Mon Dec 5 2016

.AVIATION...
IFR conditions should slowly improve this afternoon as the upper
low moves across the central part of the state. Drizzle and some
areas of light rain are possible into early this evening. The low
ceilings may linger to between 06Z and 08Z before skies clear over
most of the area. With the clearing skies and light winds, at
least patchy ground fog will be possible. Any fog that does
develop should lift by mid morning on Tuesday.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1006 AM CST Mon Dec 5 2016/

DISCUSSION...
Will allow FF Watch to expire at noon as precip from this storm system
tapers off. Will probably see some wrap around -ra across northern
parts of the CWA this afternoon as it departs. Just some ongoing
short term fcst tweaks based on latest trends. 47

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
College Station (CLL)      55  45  69  45  66 /  70  10   0   0  20
Houston (IAH)              58  49  70  46  69 /  60  10   0   0  10
Galveston (GLS)            62  58  68  58  70 /  30  10   0   0  10

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...Flash Flood Watch until noon CST today for the following zones:
     Brazoria...Chambers...Galveston...Harris...Liberty.

GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION until noon CST today for the
     following zones: Galveston Bay...Matagorda Bay.

     Small Craft Advisory until noon CST today for the following
     zones: Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship
     Channel out 20 NM...Coastal waters from High Island to
     Freeport out 20 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION through this evening for the
     following zones: Coastal waters from Freeport to the
     Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM...Coastal waters from High
     Island to Freeport out 20 NM...Waters from Freeport to the
     Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM...Waters from High
     Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM CST this afternoon for the
     following zones: Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship
     Channel from 20 to 60 NM...Waters from High Island to
     Freeport from 20 to 60 NM.

&&

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Discussion...47
Aviation/Marine...40



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