Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service San Angelo TX
627 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017


.AVIATION...
/00Z TAFS/

Light showers near KABI will pass east by 1Z. VFR Otherwise VFR
conditions are expected across the terminals with southeast to
south winds generally 10 KTS or less.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 350 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017/

SHORT TERM...
(Tonight and Sunday)

Scattered thunderstorms are developing this afternoon across the
northern 2/3 of the area, mainly north of a San Angelo to
Brownwood line. The main hazards from these pulse type
thunderstorms will be wind gusts of 50 mph and dangerous
lightning. There is slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
early this evening across much of the area, then activity will
end by 03Z. Lows tonight will be 70 to 75. For Sunday, going with
a hot and dry forecast with highs in the mid to upper 90s.

LONG TERM...
(Sunday Night through Saturday)

An upper level ridge will build from the southeast U.S. across Texas
early this week, shutting down any rain chances. Also, very warm
temperatures for Monday and Tuesday, with highs in the mid to
upper 90s. The upper level flow becomes northwesterly to northerly
through the remainder of the extended period, as the ridge shifts
into the the western U.S. by the end of this week. At the
surface, a cool front will move slowly south through much of West
Central Texas Wednesday to along a Sweetwater to Brady line by
Friday, with the latest ECMWF is indicating the front along the
I-10 corridor. As a result, going with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms across much of West Central Texas Tuesday night
through the weekend as abundant moisture will be in place. Also,
temperatures will be cooler with highs mainly in the lower 90s.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene  74  98  73  96 /  20   5   5   5
San Angelo  73  98  73  97 /  20   0   5   5
Junction  72  98  72  95 /   5   5   5   5
Brownwood  73  98  73  95 /  20   5   0   5
Sweetwater  73  96  73  94 /  20   5   5   5
Ozona       72  95  72  93 /  20   5   5   5

&&

.SJT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
None.
&&

$$

99/99/04



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