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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio Texas
355 am CST Monday Feb 8 2016

Short term (today through tuesday)...
a cold front currently along a del Rio to Hondo to Austin line
will continue to move southward across the region early this
morning. Gusty north winds and cooler temperatures will spread in
behind the cold front today...leading to breezy conditions with
high temperatures near climatological normals for early February.
The dry air and gusty winds will also bring increasing fire
weather concerns. Please see the fire weather discussion below for
more information.

Winds will diminish rather quickly around sunset as surface high
pressure moves into south central Texas overnight. Given light
winds...dry air and mostly clear skies...freezing temperatures are
expected across The Hill Country tonight. A warming trend is in
store for Tuesday...with highs rebounding into the 60s to near 70.

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Long term (tuesday night through sunday)...
the above mentioned warming trend continues through much of the
work week. Southerly winds in the low-levels along with a high
pressure ridge in the middle and upper levels of the atmosphere will
aid the warming trend. The operational GFS and European model (ecmwf) differ with
the strength and southward progression of the next cold front late
week. We/ll tend to side with the more run-to-run consistent European model (ecmwf)
and bring the front in Friday night. Temperatures will cool a few
degrees for the upcoming weekend...but likely to remain at or
above normal. Due to lack of significant moisture...we have
removed any precipitation chances for the upcoming weekend.

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Fire weather...
critical fire weather conditions are expected today for counties
along and east of a Llano to New Braunfels to Karnes City line.
This does include the Austin metropolitan area. The combination of gusty
north winds and minimum humidities in the teens will create
conditions favorable for the rapid spread of fires.

Elsewhere...elevated to near critical fire weather conditions are
expected due to minimum afternoon humidities in the teens.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Austin Camp Mabry 63 37 67 42 72 / 0 0 0 0 0
Austin Bergstrom international Airport 62 33 67 35 72 / 0 0 0 0 0
New Braunfels Muni Airport 64 35 69 39 73 / 0 0 0 0 0
Burnet Muni Airport 59 33 66 39 71 / 0 0 0 0 0
del Rio International Airport 65 36 72 42 78 / 0 0 0 0 0
Georgetown Muni Airport 60 33 66 38 70 / 0 0 0 0 0
Hondo Muni Airport 66 33 71 36 76 / 0 0 0 0 0
San Marcos Muni Airport 64 34 68 38 72 / 0 0 0 0 0
La Grange - Fayette regional 62 35 65 39 70 / 0 0 0 0 0
San Antonio International Airport 64 36 69 41 74 / 0 0 0 0 0
Stinson Muni Airport 65 36 70 41 75 / 0 0 0 0 0

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Ewx watches/warnings/advisories...
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Mesoscale/aviation...04
synoptic/grids...24

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