Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
619 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

.AVIATION...
VFR SKIES WILL PREVAIL OVER THE NEXT 24/30 HOURS. BREEZY
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL QUICKLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING AS SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES ACROSS THE REGION. WINDS TOMORROW WILL BE
FROM THE WEST AROUND 10-12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

HAMPSHIRE

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 237 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015/

SHORT TERM (TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT)...
UPPER AIR ANALYSIS THIS MORNING SHOWED THE TROUGH EXTENDING FROM
THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TO WEST TEXAS. AT THE SURFACE THE COLD
FRONT HAS MOVED OFF THE COAST AND COOLER...DRIER AIR IS MOVING IN
WITH TEMPERATURES AND DEW POINTS 15 DEGREES LOWER THAN 24 HOURS
AGO. THE UPPER TROUGH AXIS WILL MOVE ACROSS TEXAS TONIGHT AND
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL MOVE IN. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE
ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS AND THE WINDS WILL TURN TO THE WEST AND
SOUTHWEST. LOOKING FOR DRY WEATHER WITH A CHILLY MORNING ON FRIDAY
AND THEN WARMER THROUGH THE REST OF THE PERIOD.

LONG TERM (SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY)...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS FOR THE
WEEKEND. IT WILL CONTINUE TO BE DRY AND WARM. MODELS ARE COMING
INTO BETTER AGREEMENT ON AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVING ACROSS TEXAS
TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. AHEAD OF THIS TROUGH A SURFACE FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO CENTRAL TEXAS. THIS WILL ALL BRING A CHANCE FOR RAIN
STARTING MONDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. DRY WEATHER
WILL RETURN AS THE UPPER TROUGH MOVES AWAY FOR THE END OF THE
PERIOD.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AUSTIN CAMP MABRY              46  79  53  82  56 /   0   0   0   0   0
AUSTIN BERGSTROM INTL AIRPORT  45  78  48  80  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
NEW BRAUNFELS MUNI AIRPORT     45  79  50  81  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
BURNET MUNI AIRPORT            43  77  50  81  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
DEL RIO INTL AIRPORT           47  80  52  85  55 /   0   0   0   0   0
GEORGETOWN MUNI AIRPORT        45  78  50  81  54 /   0   0   0   0   0
HONDO MUNI AIRPORT             43  78  47  81  52 /   0   0   0   0   0
SAN MARCOS MUNI AIRPORT        45  77  50  80  53 /   0   0   0   0   0
LA GRANGE - FAYETTE REGIONAL   45  76  50  79  56 /   0   0   0   0   0
SAN ANTONIO INTL AIRPORT       46  78  52  80  55 /   0   0   0   0   0
STINSON MUNI AIRPORT           46  77  50  81  54 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.EWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

MESOSCALE/AVIATION...29
SYNOPTIC/GRIDS...04
PUBLIC SERVICE/DATA COLLECTION...33


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