Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 312035
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
335 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...
THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WAS WORKING ITS WAY ACROSS SE TEXAS AT 3 PM.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING AHEAD OF THE
FRONT FROM SOUTH OF COLUMBUS TO NEAR ANGLETON. EXPECT THESE TO
CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING PERIOD. THE MODELS KEEP A SURFACE
TROUGH OVER THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
OVER THE INLAND AREAS...THE MID AND UPPER LEVEL HIGH WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE STATE. THE DRIER AIR BEHIND THE WILL ALSO FILTER INTO
THE AREA AND LOWER THE DAILY HEAT INDICES...ALTHOUGH THE DOWNSIDE
WILL BE SLIGHTLY WARMER DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURES. THE MAV
GUIDANCE IS GOING WITH AROUND 100 DEGREE HIGHS FOR THE WEEKEND AND
THE MEX IS CONTINUING THE SAME THROUGH MOST OF NEXT WEEK.

FOR THE IMMEDIATE CONCERN...WILL KEEP THE HEAT ADVISORY IN PLACE
THROUGH 7 PM FOR THE COUNTIES ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10.
SOUNDING PROFILES HAVE AN INVERTED V IN THE LOW LEVELS...
INDICATING THE POSSIBILITY OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

FOR NEXT WEEK...WILL CONTINUE THE NEAR 100 DEGREE DAYS. ALSO
EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS TO PERSIST.

40

&&

.MARINE...
A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND PRODUCE
MODERATE NE WINDS. THIS BOUNDARY WILL PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR SCT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OFFSHORE. ONSHORE WINDS AND MOISTURE
WILL PUSH BACK INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY AND CONTINUE NEXT WEEK.
33

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      73  99  74  99  76 /  10  10  10  10  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              74  99  75 100  77 /  10  10  10  10  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            80  97  81  96  81 /  10  10  10  10  10

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: AUSTIN...BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...COLORADO...FORT
     BEND...GALVESTON...HARRIS...JACKSON...MATAGORDA...WALLER...
     WHARTON.

GM...NONE.
&&

$$

DISCUSSION...40
AVIATION/MARINE...33



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