Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX
336 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

.SHORT TERM...
(Tonight and Friday)

Quiet weather will continue the next 24 hours, with above normal
temperatures expected again on Friday. For tonight, clear skies,
light winds and a dry airmass will allow temperatures to fall into
the 30s areawide by day break Friday. Northwest flow aloft will
remain over the Southern Plains through the short term period, with
a surface ridge building in from the north on Friday.  This will
reinforce light northeasterly surface winds during the day, with
afternoon highs ranging from the upper 60s across the Big Country,
to the lower and middle 70s elsewhere. Skies will remain clear
through the period.

.LONG TERM...
(Friday Night through Thursday)

Looks like the dry weather will continue through the long term
period. Also, temperatures will mainly be above normal, by as much
as 15 to 20 degrees for highs, especially middle of next week. An
upper level northwest to west-northwest flow pattern will dominate
through the next 7 days, with a ridge over the Southern Plains by
next Thursday. One decent upper level short wave will move
southeast(ECMWF most intense with this system) early next week just
east of our area. As a result, any chance of rain will remain east
of West Central Texas. As for temperatures, highs will be mainly in
the 70s, with some lower 80s on Wednesday and Thursday. The coolest
days will be Saturday and Monday, with 60s across the Big Country.
Lows will mainly be in the 40s, with a few 30s Friday night. Also,
gusty to south to southwest winds Sunday, then a weak cold front
moves through Monday and possible gusty north winds.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene  37  69  37  66 /   0   0   0   0
San Angelo  36  76  38  72 /   0   0   0   0
Junction  29  76  38  72 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.SJT Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
None.
&&

$$

24/21


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