Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX
FXUS64 KSJT 281131
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service SAN ANGELO TX
531 AM CST SAT NOV 28 2015
Expect extremely challenging flight weather to continue across all
of West Central Texas for the next 24 hours. Freezing rain will
continue at the Abilene terminal until the air temperature warms
above the freezing mark around noon today. With the boundary
layer remaining near saturation for the next 24 hours, ceilings
will have little if any chance for improvement.
.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued 350 AM CST SAT NOV 28 2015/
(Saturday and Saturday Night)
..RAIN AND POSSIBLE WINTRY MIX...
Rain will continue across West Central Texas for the next 24 hours.
The combination of mid and upper moisture from Hurricane Sandra, an
upper level storm system to the northwest, and cold air near the
surface will continue to create conditions favorable for rain. With
temperatures this morning continuing around the freezing mark,
across some of our northern counties, a wintry mix of precipitation
remains possible. Thus, will continue the current WSW for the same
counties until noon today. Beyond noon and for tonight, temperatures
should remain above the freezing mark across all of West Central
(Sunday through Friday)
The upper low over the western CONUS will finally be on the move
Sunday and the associated precipitation over the forecast area
will be ending from west to east into Sunday evening. Looking for
afternoon highs on Sunday around 10 degrees warmer than Saturday
with 40s across all of the CWA.
As the upper trough moves east of the forecast area, our flow
aloft will become pseudo-zonal. However, another upper level
trough will move over the Desert Southwest by Tuesday, backing our
flow aloft back to the southwest by Wednesday as it continues to
track eastward. As this next upper level system moves through the
area, there will be a slight chance of showers primarily over the
southern half of the forecast area beginning Tuesday night and
continuing through the day on Wednesday. As the upper trough moves
east of the CWA on Thursday, our weather will be dry through the
end of the week.
Afternoon highs will be in the 50s Monday through Friday with
morning lows generally from the mid 30s to around 40.
.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Abilene 35 33 43 36 / 90 80 80 10
San Angelo 38 35 47 37 / 90 70 60 10
Junction 41 37 48 39 / 80 70 60 10
Winter Weather Advisory until noon CST today for Callahan-Coke-