Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FXUS64 KBRO 262332
AFDBRO

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
532 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...UPDATED FOR LATEST AVIATION DISCUSSION BELOW.

&&

.AVIATION...VERY DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL. ANY CLOUDS
OVER THE AREA WILL BE OF THE CIRRUS VARIETY ASSOCIATED WITH PACIFIC
MOISTURE STREAMING IN FROM THE WEST AND NORTHWEST. THUS VFR
CONTINUING. OTHERWISE...WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA/

SHORT TERM...
VERY FEW CHANGES WERE MADE TO THE SHORT TERM GRIDS AS REGION WILL
BE IN BETWEEN LARGE EAST COAST TROUGH AND WESTERN TROUGH. THIS
PLACED THE REGION IN SLIGHT RIDGING PATTERN WITH WARMING
TEMPERATURES. WILL SEE A FEW HIGH CLOUDS STREAM BY FROM TIME TO
TIME WITH NO CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

LONG TERM...
A DRY FRONT WILL WORK INTO DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
NIGHT WITH A COOLING TREND INTO THE WEEKEND. TOWARDS THE END OF
THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND...THE WEST COAST TROUGH/50H LOW WILL
PROGRESS FAR ENOUGH TO THE EAST THAT RAIN CHANCES WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE AS WELL. TAKING A BLEND OF THE GFS/ECMWF...THE HIGHEST
RAIN CHANCES WERE PLACED IN THE SATURDAY NIGHT PERIOD WITH GOOD
CHANCES EITHER SIDE. RAIN CHANCES BEGIN TO GO DOWN EARLY NEXT
WEEK...HOWEVER STILL CAN NOT RULE OUT PRECIPITATION CONTINUING
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH CUT OFF LOW JUST TO THE SOUTHWEST.

MARINE...
NOW THROUGH TUESDAY...RIDGE WILL BE IN CONTROL DURING THE
SHORT TERM PERIOD. HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE WILL BE LINGERING
ACROSS THE AREA KEEPING LIGHT WINDS THROUGH THE PERIOD. THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR WINDS TO VEER SOUTHEAST INTO TONIGHT AND RETURN TO THE
WEST BY EARLY TUESDAY. NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT IS EXPECTED ON WAVE
HEIGHTS WITH LOW SEAS PREVAILING.

TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL
PREVAIL ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TUES NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE
ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. LIGHT SOUTH WINDS WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY SHOULD BACK TO THE EAST FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE
NORTH CENTRAL UNITED WEDNESDAY BRINGS A COLD FRONT INTO CENTRAL
TEXAS THURSDAY AS IT MOVES EASTWARD. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
INTO THE NORTHWEST GULF FRIDAY.

&&

.BRO WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...NONE.
&&

$$

THIS PRODUCT IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT:
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RGV

51/51





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.