Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 031824
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1224 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.AVIATION...
CIGS/VIS SLOWLY IMPROVING THIS AFTN AS FOG BEGINS TO MIX OUT. DID
NOT GO WITH A REPEAT OF THE DENSE (VLIFR/LIFR) FOG TONIGHT FOR IN-
LAND LOCALES GIVEN THE STRENGTHENING/DEEPENING ONSHORE WINDS OVER
THE REGION. HOWEVER NOT BEING AS OPTIMISTIC FOR THE COASTAL SITES
OF GLS (PRIMARILY)/LBX (SECONDARILY) AS CONDITIONS FOR THE CONTIN-
UATION OF SEA FOG PERSIST. LIKELY NO RELIEF WITH THIS UNTIL/AFTER
THE COLD FRONT WEDS. 41

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1015 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015/

INLAND FOG IS LIFTING...ALTHOUGH STILL SOME DENSE FOG ACROSS
WESTERN AREAS WHERE TEMPS REMAIN THE 50S NORTHWEST OF A WARM
FRONT. THE WARM FRONT WHICH IS LOCATED FROM DKR TO UTS TO NEAR
COLUMBUS. AS THE WARM FRONT MOVES NORTHWEST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
OF HOURS WE WILL SEE THE FOG LIFT. FOG OVER THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE
WATERS WILL BE MORE PERSISTENT...MAY LIFT BRIEFLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. FOR THE UPDATE...ADJUSTED TEMPS TO REFLECT
CURRENT TRENDS AND LOWERED MAX TEMPS 2-3 DEGREES ACROSS NW AREAS.
STILL EXPECT ISO SHWRS THIS AFT...POSSIBLY SCATTERED ACROSS THE
NORTH IN THE VCNTY OF THE WARM FRONT. 33

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      67  62  69  30  40 /  30  30  80  60  30
HOUSTON (IAH)              75  64  73  34  42 /  20  20  60  70  30
GALVESTON (GLS)            71  61  70  38  43 /  20  20  40  70  40

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: GALVESTON.

GM...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 4 AM CST WEDNESDAY 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.

     GALE WATCH FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR
     THE FOLLOWING ZONES: GALVESTON BAY...MATAGORDA BAY.

     GALE WATCH FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: 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.

&&

$$

DISCUSSION...99
AVIATION/MARINE...41


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