Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 201715
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1215 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SEE THE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION BELOW.

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.AVIATION...
A STATIONARY FRONT WAS LOCATED JUST OFF AND ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COAST. A FEW SHOWERS MAY WORK THEIR WAY INLAND INTO THE VICINITY
OF KLBX THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...VFR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED. THERE MAY BE SOME PATCHY GROUND FOG OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AT
THE MORE RURAL SITES...BUT THE CHANCES FOR NOW WERE TOO LOW TO
INCLUDE. WILL REVISIT AT THE 21Z UPDATE.

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1017 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014/

DISCUSSION...
CURRENT FCST IS IN GOOD SHAPE. JUST SOME INSIGNIFICANT GRID
TWEAKS TO THE 1ST PERIOD BASED ON LATEST SATELLITE & RADAR TRENDS.
DID HOIST THE CAUTION FLAGS OFFSHORE FOR MODERATE ENE WINDS.  47

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      89  71  93  72  92 /  20  10   0  10  20
HOUSTON (IAH)              89  72  92  72  92 /  20  20   0   0  30
GALVESTON (GLS)            87  78  87  78  89 /  30  20  10  10  10

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
     FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE
     MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM
     FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM...WATERS
     FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM HIGH
     ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM.

&&

$$

DISCUSSION...47
AVIATION/MARINE...40


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