Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 191726
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1226 PM CDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.AVIATION...
17Z SATELLITE AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE SCT/BKN 6000 FOOT CLOUDS
GENERALLY MOVING TO THE SW ACROSS THE AREA...AND SOME SCT/BKN 2000-3000
FOOT CLOUDS IN AND AROUND THE GALVESTON BAY TO MATAGORDA BAY AREAS WHERE
DEEPER MOISTURE RESIDES. PLANNING ON KEEPING 18Z TAFS VFR IN ANTICIPATION
OF THE DRIER AIR MASS OFF TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE TAF SITES (WHERE IT
IS SKC) FILTERING INTO THE AREA OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  42
&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1042 AM CDT SUN OCT 19 2014/

DISCUSSION...
ANALYSIS OF MORNING SURFACE DATA AND SATELLITE IMAGERY REVEALED
THE REMNANTS OF A WEAK COLD FRONT/AREA OF LOW-LEVEL CONVERGENCE
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS STRETCHING WEST TO NEAR MATAGORDA BAY.
SHOWER ACTIVITY STILL APPEARS POSSIBLE ALONG THIS BOUNDARY THIS
AFTERNOON WITH ADDITIONAL SURFACE HEATING. CURRENT FORECAST
REMAINS ON TRACK WITH AFTERNOON HIGHS REACHING THE LOW TO MID 80S.
THE ONLY FORECAST CHANGES WERE MADE TO OFFSHORE WINDS BASED ON
LATEST OBSERVATIONS.

14

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      82  61  83  61  84 /  10  10  10  10  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              83  61  84  61  85 /  10  10  10  10  10
GALVESTON (GLS)            80  71  82  71  82 /  10  10  10  10  10

&&

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

$$

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


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