Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 021817
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1217 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.AVIATION...
NOT A LOT OF CHANGES WITH THE OVERALL WX PATTERN FOR SE TX THESE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS OR SO. DESPITE THE LIGHT NLY SFC FLOW (IN RE-
SPONSE TO THE WEAKENING COASTAL LOW)...LOW CLOUDS/FOG HANGING IN
AND AROUND THE REGION TODAY. SOME IMPROVEMENT POSSIBLE TUES AFTN
AS THE ONSHORE FLOW STRENGTHENS/DEEPENS AND ALLOWS FOR MORE MIX-
ING...MAINLY FOR INLAND SITES. FOR THE COASTAL AREAS SEA FOG NOT
EXPECTED TO SIGNIFICANTLY LIFT UNTIL FROPA LATE WEDS. SO WILL BE
KEEPING IFR/LIFR IN FOR THIS AFTN/TONIGHT/EARLY TUES. 41

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1126 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015/

UPDATE...
MORNING FORECAST UPDATE.

DISCUSSION...
WARM FRONT TURNED AROUND LAST NIGHT AND SHOVED INTO THE GULF AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE MIDWEST. RE-ENFORCING COLD AIRMASS
WILL KEEP TEMPS FAIRLY STEADY WITH SOME SLIGHT WARMING THIS
AFTERNOON. WARM AIR ADVECTION BEGINS IN EARNEST TUE MORNING AND
BOUNDARY SHOULD PUSH BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT BRINGING GULF
MOISTURE INTO THE REGION WITH TEMPS IN THE 70S. MAIN CHANGES TO
THE FORECAST THIS MORNING WERE TO UPDATE T/TD TRENDS AND RAIN
CHANCES. LOOK FOR OFF/ON SHOWERS/DRIZZLE TO CONTINUE TONIGHT. FOG
WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TODAY/TONIGHT BUT COULD ERODE WITH MIXING
TOMORROW.

39

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      49  49  72  61  63 /  30  30  30  30  70
HOUSTON (IAH)              57  55  74  65  71 /  30  20  20  30  60
GALVESTON (GLS)            59  58  69  63  66 /  30  20  20  20  30

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: GALVESTON BAY...MATAGORDA BAY...WATERS
     FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60
     NM...WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
     20 NM...WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM...
     WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM.

&&

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