Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 160322
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
922 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT PUSHING OFF THE UPPER TX COASTLINE AT PRESENT AND WILL
PUT AN END TO THE SMATTERING OF LOW CLOUD/FOG OBS ACROSS PORTIONS
OF THE COASTAL COUNTIES SHORTLY. COOLER/DRIER AIRMASS IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO FILTER INTO THE REGION TONIGHT. NOT
GOING WITH ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE FCST ATTM. 41

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 616 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014/

AVIATION...
COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH HOU AREA WITH A RAPID DRYING TREND NOTED
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED AS WINDS VEER FROM NW TO N TONIGHT AND NE
IN THE AFTERNOON TUESDAY. A FEW HOURS OF 8-12 KNOTS GUSTING TO 15
OR SO IS POSSIBLE TOMORROW MORNING BETWEEN 15-18Z THEN WINDS
SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE IN THE AFTERNOON. SKIES SHOULD BE CLEAR
WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR MOISTURE RIDING UP AND OVER THE FRONTAL
BOUNDARY TO SPREAD INTO THE PSX-HOU AREA LATE IN THE AFTERNOON OR
MORE LIKELY EVENING BUT SHOULD BE IN THE 4000-7000FT LAYER WITH
SOME CI AS WELL. 45

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      42  60  43  57  53 /   0   0  10  30  50
HOUSTON (IAH)              46  64  44  61  55 /   0   0  10  20  30
GALVESTON (GLS)            54  62  51  64  59 /  10   0  10  10  20

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 9 AM CST TUESDAY 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...41



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