Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FXUS64 KHGX 221706
AFDHGX

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1206 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.AVIATION...
Ceilings are lifting and a brief period of MVFR ceilings will be
possible through 20z before VFR conditions overtake area TAF
sites. There will be some patchy cirrus from time to time, but VFR
will prevail through the end of the TAF cycle. Winds will
increase this afternoon and decouple near sunset only to increase
again on Monday. 43

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 951 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018/

UPDATE...
Previous forecast appears to be on track. Minor tweaks were made
to account for current obs.

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&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
College Station (CLL)      69  51  78  55  83 /   0   0   0   0   0
Houston (IAH)              72  55  79  57  83 /   0   0   0   0   0
Galveston (GLS)            71  61  77  64  78 /  10   0   0   0   0

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION until 3 PM CDT this
     afternoon for the following zones: Coastal waters from
     Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 20 NM...Coastal
     waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION until midnight CDT tonight
     for the following zones: Waters from Freeport to the
     Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to 60 NM...Waters from High
     Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM.

&&

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