Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 261714
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1114 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SEE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

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.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS TO PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT 30 HOURS. MODERATE AND
OCCASIONALLY GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RELAX TOWARD EVENING AS A
WEAK COLD FRONT CROSSES SE TX. WINDS WILL BE NORTH LATE TONIGHT
AND VEER TO THE NORTHEAST ON THURSDAY. 43

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 944 AM CST WED NOV 26 2014/

UPDATE...
SEE DISCUSSION FOR MORNING UPDATE.

DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL DAY TODAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES 5 TO 10 DEGREES
WARMER THAN YESTERDAY. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL BE A DRY FRONTAL
PASSAGE AND PUSH TEMPERATURES BACK BELOW NORMAL FOR THANKSGIVING.
HAVE RAISED MAX TEMPERATURES SLIGHTLY FOR TODAY AS AMDAR SOUNDINGS
FOR THE AREA SHOW 850 TEMPS AROUND 6 DEGREES C THIS MORNING. ALSO
MADE CHANGES TO DEWPOINT GRIDS TO ACCOUNT FOR CURRENT TRENDS.
FORECAST LOOKS ON TRACK AND NO OTHER CHANGES ARE PLANNED AT THIS
TIME. 23

&&

MARINE...
 HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN/CENTRAL GULF WILL LEAD TO
INCREASING SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW TODAY AND WINDS SHOULD INCREASE TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS AND MAY EVEN REACH THE 15-20 KNOT RANGE OVER THE
EASTERN WATERS BY NOON. GRADIENT BEGIN TO RELAX LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT BECOME NORTHEAST AND INCREASE AGAIN AS A
WEAK COLD FRONT SLIDES OUT OVER THE COAST. WINDS AGAIN MAY BRIEFLY
REACH SCEC. SOUTHERLY FLOW RETURNS FRIDAY AND CONTINUES WELL IN THE
FIRST OF NEXT WEEK. SOME SPOTTY SHOWERS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.
45

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      70  41  65  45  69 /   0   0   0   0  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              71  42  67  43  71 /   0   0   0   0  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            70  52  65  53  68 /   0   0   0   0  10

&&

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

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