Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 301801
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
101 PM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
18Z TAF DISCUSSION IN AVIATION SECTION.

&&

.AVIATION...
IN SHORT TERM...MVFR CIGS HOLDING ON AT KLBX WHILE CLEARING OUT
OF KGLS. LOOK FOR CIGS TO SLOWLY ERODE BETWEEN 18-20Z. OTHERWISE
VFR CIGS ARE EXPECTED. WINDS SHOULD DECOUPLE TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE
NEXT COLD FRONT. SFC ANALYSIS AT 17Z HAD FRONT THRU C OK AND TX
PANHANDLE. FRONT SHOULD PUSHE INTO THE AREA RIGHT AROUND MIDNIGHT
AND THEN OFF THE COAST QUICKLY BY 12Z FRI. OVERALL INITIAL WIND
SHIFT WILL BE SLIGHT TO START FROM 09Z TO 12Z BUT EXPECT WINDS TO
INCREASE WITH MIXING DURING THE DAY. TAFS NOW HAVE SLIGHTLY HIGHER
WINDS FOR TOMORROW WITH GUSTS NEAR 20KTS IN SEVERAL AREAS. FRONT
MAY PRODUCE SOME SHOWER ACTIVITY BUT MORE SO OVER C TX. DID KEEP
MENTION OF VCSH FOR KCLL BUT REST OF THE AREA SHOULD BE DRY.

39

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1003 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014/

UPDATE...
NO CHANGES NEEDED TO THE FORECAST THIS MORNING. AXIS OF SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED ACROSS OUR NORTHERN TIER OF COUNTIES WITH
DRIER AIR FILTERING IN FROM THE NORTHEAST. EXPECT WARM
TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE ANOTHER FRONT PUSHES THROUGH
THE REGION OVERNIGHT. POTENTIAL REMAINS FOR SOME SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS OUR WESTERN COUNTIES WITH THIS
FRONT. 38

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      80  57  73  45  65 /  10  40  10   0   0
HOUSTON (IAH)              80  58  76  47  68 /  10  20  10   0   0
GALVESTON (GLS)            78  65  75  56  66 /  10  20  10   0   0

&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...38
AVIATION/MARINE...39



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