Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 300443
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1143 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.AVIATION...
AS EXPECTED THE STRATUS DECK DEVELOPING QUICKLY MAINLY IN THE
NORTH AND WEST. THIS SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXPAND AS LLJ INTENSIFIES
OVERNIGHT THEN WEAKENS TOWARD MORNING BUT WITH INVERSION IN PLACE
AND CONTINUED MOISTENING. LLWS 1300-1800FT FOR CLL/UTS BASED ON
KGRK RADAR WINDS. ST DECK CONTINUES WELL INTO THE MID MORNING
HOURS AND MAY LAST TIL NOON. VFR CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

45

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 901 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

DISCUSSION...
WINDS TAKING SOME TIME TO DECOUPLE THIS EVENING BUT STILL EXPECT-
ING THEM TO CONTINUE TO DO SO THESE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. HOWEVER
STRONG WINDS PERSISTING JUST ABOVE THE SFC AND LIKELY TO CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT. NO REAL CHANGES WITH THE THINKING THAT LOW CLOUDS WILL
DEVELOP IN LIEU OF FOG BY SUNRISE. TEMPS APPEAR TO BE ON TRACK SO
NO CHANGES PLANNED ATTM. 41

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 817 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

AVIATION...
SOUTH WINDS SLOWLY RELAXING AND LOOSING THE GUSTY NATURE AND SKIES
CLEARING RAPIDLY. A FEW CLOUDS STILL LINGERING IN THE COASTAL
AREAS NEAR LBX/SGR. AS LLJ REDEVELOPS TONIGHT (THOUGH FURTHER
WEST) OVER THE PSX/66R/CLL AREAS. LLWS OF 30-35KTS AGAIN TONIGHT
THERE IN THE VCNTY OF CLL AND UTS BUT RELAXING OVERNIGHT BY
08-10Z. LL HAVE MOISTENED UP AND WITH THE INVERSION IN PLACE.
STRATUS DECK SHOULD DEVELOP AGAIN TONIGHT OVER THE WESTERN AREAS
AND EXPAND NORTHEAST AND EAST UP THE COAST. MVFR CONDITIONS SHOULD
PREVAIL AT MOST SITES FROM 09Z ON...EARLIER IN THE WEST. STRONG
INVERSION AND LIGHTER SOUTHERLY FLOW MAY LEAD TO A ST DECK LASTING
THROUGH 16Z. VFR MONDAY AFTERNOON. MVFR REDEVELOPING AFTER 04Z
TUESDAY.

45

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      63  79  62  79  63 /  10  20  10  10  40
HOUSTON (IAH)              64  81  63  81  64 /  10  10  10  10  40
GALVESTON (GLS)            67  76  66  76  66 /  10  10  10  10  40

&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...41
AVIATION/MARINE...45



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