Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 300519
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1119 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.AVIATION...
THE COLD FRONT WAS MOVING INTO METRO HOUSTON AT 05Z AND SHOULD BE
THROUGH THE COASTAL SITES BETWEEN 07Z AND 08Z. PATCHY FOG HAS
ALREADY FORMED AND SHOULD LINGER AHEAD OF THE FRONT AT KLBX AND
POSSIBLY KSGR. BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE BEHIND THE FRONT...
ESPECIALLY TOWARD THE COAST. THE WIND DIRECTION WILL THEN SWING
AROUND FROM THE NORTH TO THE NORTHEAST BY THE LATE MORNING...AND
THEN TO THE EAST DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON.

40

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 845 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015/

DISCUSSION...
AT 8 PM...A PRE FRONTAL TROUGH EXTENDS FROM ABOUT JASPER TO
INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT TO COLUMBUS. A COLD FRONT LAGGED ABOUT
50-60 MILES TO THE NW AND EXTENDED FROM ABOUT LUFKIN TO HUNTSVILLE
TO BRENHAM. SFC DEW PTS WILL FALL INTO THE LOWER 40S IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT WITH THE FRONT CLEARING IAH BETWEEN 04-05Z AND THE
COAST BETWEEN 06-07Z. THE ONLY ISSUE OF CONCERN TONIGHT IS THE
POTENTIAL FOR SOME FOG PRIOR TO THE FROPA. FEEL THE PROBABILITY OF
OCCURRENCE IS RATHER SMALL BUT IT WON`T HURT TO KEEP THE MENTION
OF FOG IN THE WX GRIDS THROUGH 06Z. ONCE THE FRONT MOVES
THROUGH...SLIGHTLY STRONG WINDS WILL HELP MIX THINGS OUT AND
CONSIDERABLY DRIER AIR WILL FILTER INTO SE TX. CONSIDERABLY COOLER
BY SUNRISE FRIDAY WITH NOT MUCH OF A WARM UP EXPECTED ON FRIDAY.
PREV FCST IS IN GOOD SHAPE...WILL MAKE SOME MINOR TWEAKS TO SKY/WX
GRIDS BUT INTEGRITY OF PREV FCST PACKAGE IS ON THE MARK. 43

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      44  60  43  61  54 /   0   0  10  40  60
HOUSTON (IAH)              48  61  43  62  52 /   0   0  10  20  60
GALVESTON (GLS)            52  57  49  59  52 /  10   0  10  20  40

&&

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

$$

DISCUSSION...43
AVIATION/MARINE...40



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