Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1147 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

.AVIATION...
CIGS HAVE CONTINUED TO LOWER AND MAINLY IFR CONDITIONS PREVAIL
ACROSS THE REGION. FOG ALSO BECOMING MORE COMMON WITH VISBY OF 3
TO 6 MILES. AS UPPER SYSTEM NEARS AND PRECIP FALL FURTHER
MOISTENING IN THE LOWER LEVELS DROPPING CIGS AND VISBY FURTHER
WITH LIFR CIGS POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES 35+ ACROSS THE AREA AND
THINKING THAT WITH PEAK PRECIPITATION 10-15Z WITH THE PASSAGE OF
UPPER TROUGH MAY SEE A MIX OF SNOW WITH RAIN AT CLL/UTS TERMINALS.
SYSTEM DEPARTS IN THE AFTERNOON AND CORRESPONDING SURFACE LOW IN
THE GULF LIFTS OUT TO THE NE THIS SHOULD BRING DRYING AND CIGS
SCATTERING OUT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. LIGHT
WINDS INCREASING AND BECOMING N AND NW 10-15KTS AS THE SYSTEM
PASSES.

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&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 913 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015/

DISCUSSION...
FOR SE TX SHORT RANGE MODELS ARE CONTINUING WITH FCST OF PCPN DE-
VELOPING FROM THE WEST TONIGHT/OVERNIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE
UPPER LOW/TROF. STILL LOOKING AT THE POSSIBILITY OF A WINTRY MIX
FOR THE FAR NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE CWA OVERNIGHT ON THRU EARLY
WEDS MORNING. CURRENT ADVISORY CONFIGURATION/GRIDS SEEM TO BE ON
TRACK SO NO REAL CHANGES PLANNED ATTM. 41


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      33  51  35  55  32 /  60  50  10  10  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              36  53  37  57  36 /  50  50  10  10  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            43  53  44  56  43 /  50  50  10  10  10

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: HOUSTON...MADISON...TRINITY.

GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS FROM 6 AM TO 5 PM CST WEDNESDAY
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE
     MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM HIGH
     ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM.

&&

$$

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



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