Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 310250
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
850 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WITH A SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AREA RIDGING IN FROM THE NORTHEAST
AND AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVERHEAD...COOL AND DRY WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT. CLOUDINESS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING AS THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. MADE A FEW CORRECTIONS TO THE AFTERNOON
FORECAST EARLIER THIS EVENING. NO FURTHER UPDATES ARE PLANNED AT
THIS TIME.

40

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 558 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015/

DISCUSSION...
00Z TAF DISCUSSION IN AVIATION SECTION.

AVIATION...
OVERALL EXPECT VFR CIGS THE NEXT 12-18 HRS. GFS/NAM BRING BACK
CIGS AROUND 12Z BUT THINK MOISTURE RETURN MAY BE SLOWER DUE TO
MIXING WITH DRY AIR. DO BRING IN MVFR CIGS TOMORROW AFTERNOON
AROUND 20-22Z. CIGS DROP AFTER THAT FOR THE 30HR KIAH TAF. HAVE
MVFR WITH TRANSITION TO IFR AS -RA STARTS TO DEVELOP. THIS WILL BE
ABOUT THE TIME A LEAD SHORT WAVE MOVES ACROSS TX AND THEN PHASES
WITH A NORTHERN STREAM SHORTWAVE IN THE PLAINS. BULK OF RAIN AND
LOW CIGS WILL OCCUR SAT NIGHT INTO SUN.

39

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      44  62  55  65  36 /  10  40  70  70  10
HOUSTON (IAH)              45  64  55  69  40 /  10  10  50  80  40
GALVESTON (GLS)            51  62  55  64  44 /  10  10  40  60  50

&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...40
AVIATION/MARINE...39


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