Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service San Angelo TX
252 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SHORT TERM...
(Tonight and Monday)
Pleasant weather continues...

A dryline has moved east across the region, and is located across
the western Heartland. Ahead of the dryline clouds have stuck around
for most of the day and has kept temperatures steady across the
area. Behind the dryline, dry and breezy conditions have moved into
the the western Big Country and Concho Valley. Clear skies have
allowed temperatures to jump into the low to mid 70s across these
areas. Areas behind the dryline will continue to see clear skies
with winds diminishing below 10 mph by sunset. This will help boost
the radiational cooling effect across these areas tonight. Overnight
lows along a west of a Haskell to San Angelo to Sonora line, will
drop into the upper 20s to low 30s. Across the rest of the region,
overnight lows will be in the upper 30s to low 40s.

Elevated fire weather conditions will be possible across the western
portions of the region on Monday afternoon. Dry air and gusty winds
will persist through much of the afternoon keeping the fire weather
danger elevated across these areas. Much of the area will see mostly
sunny skies and mild temperatures on Monday. Highs will be in the
upper 60s to low 70s.

.LONG TERM...
(Monday night through Sunday)

Southwest flow aloft will develop over the area on Tuesday ahead
of an upper level low over southern California. Should see a
decent amount of low clouds across the area Tuesday morning, with
increasing mid and high clouds throughout the day. Despite the
cloud cover, temperatures will be quite warm, with afternoon highs
in the lower and middle 70s.

The medium range models take the upper low east across Arizona
Tuesday night, then east across the Southern Rockies and into
the Southern Plains Wednesday and Wednesday night. Made little
change to the forecast through mid week, with scattered showers
and thunderstorms possible as early as Tuesday over eastern
sections, then across much of the area Tuesday night and
Wednesday. Higher rain chances will be over eastern sections
where better moisture will be in place. Pacific cold front moves
through the area from west to east Wednesday afternoon and evening,
with precipitation chances ending over far eastern sections
Wednesday night.

Dry and mild weather will prevail Thursday through Saturday,
with another possible system affecting the area late in the
weekend or early next week.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene  37  69  48  73 /   0   0   5  20
San Angelo  34  73  50  75 /   0   0   5   5
Junction  34  71  50  73 /   0   0  10  20
Brownwood  38  68  47  71 /   0   0  10  40
Sweetwater  34  70  47  75 /   0   0   5  10
Ozona       30  71  50  73 /   0   0   5   5

&&

.SJT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
None.
&&

$$

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