Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 201720
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1220 PM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.AVIATION...
EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH GENERALLY ENE 5-10
KNOT WINDS. SOME CU IS DEVELOPING NEAR THE COAST AND TO THE SOUTH
WHERE THE DEEPER MOISTURE IS...AND THIS COULD BRING GLS...LBX...AND
MAYBE SGR BRIEF MVFR CEILINGS IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. WILL WATCH
CLOSELY AND AMEND IF NEEDED. TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS WITH JUST SOME
CIRRUS. TOMORROW LOOKS SIMILAR TO TODAY.  42
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1026 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014/

DISCUSSION...
MORNING RADAR TRENDS SHOWED ISOLATED...SLOW MOVING SHOWER ACTIVITY
STRETCHING FROM THE GULF WEST INTO ARANSAS...CALHOUN...AND REFUGIO
COUNTIES. 12Z UPPER AIR ANALYSIS REVEALED THIS ACTIVITY
DEVELOPING UNDERNEATH A 50-55 KT 250 MB JET... WITH GPS-MET PWATS
IN THIS AREA AROUND 1.4-1.6 INCHES /COMPARED TO 0.8 INCHES NEAR
THE HOUSTON METRO/. LATEST GUIDANCE CONTINUES DEVELOPING ISOLATED
ACTIVITY OFFSHORE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY WHERE BETTER
MOISTURE RESIDES. CURRENT FORECAST HANDLES THIS WELL AND NO
CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE.

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&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      82  59  84  60  82 /   0   0   0   0   0
HOUSTON (IAH)              83  60  84  61  83 /   0   0   0  10  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            81  69  82  70  80 /  10   0   0  10  10

&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...14
AVIATION/MARINE...42



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