Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 211704
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1204 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SEE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

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.AVIATION...
VFR CONDS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 43

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 954 AM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014/

DISCUSSION...
ANALYSIS OF 12Z UPPER AIR AND SURFACE DATA SHOWED MUCH DRIER AIR
FILTERING INTO THE FORECAST AREA... WITH THE WEAK AREA OF SURFACE
CONVERGENCE THAT HAD HELPED GENERATE SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE PAST DAY OR TWO HAVING SAGGED FARTHER SOUTH.
WENT AHEAD AND REMOVED RAIN MENTION OVER THE COASTAL WATERS FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY AS AFOREMENTIONED CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY
LIMIT ANY DEVELOPMENT. NO ADDITIONAL CHANGES MADE TO THE FORECAST.
UPDATED PRODUCTS OUT SHORTLY.

14

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      84  61  84  61  83 /   0   0   0   0   0
HOUSTON (IAH)              84  60  84  60  83 /   0   0   0   0   0
GALVESTON (GLS)            82  69  82  69  81 /  10  10  10   0   0

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.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING
     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.

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DISCUSSION...14
AVIATION/MARINE...43



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