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National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio Texas
647 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015

Update...
made minor adjustments to the hourly dewpoint grids. Dewpoints in
the 30s remain across much of the region...but these values
should slowly rise this evening and overnight. No other
significant adjustments were needed to the forecast.

Hampshire

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Previous discussion... /issued 619 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015/

Discussion...update for 00z aviation below.

Aviation...VFR conditions under clear skies through the taf
period. Winds diminishing to around 5 kts or less this evening and
overnight. SW to southeast wind developing and increasing to 12-15 kts
15z-18z...a few gusts around 25 kts possible Sat afternoon at
aus.

Previous discussion... /issued 304 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015/

Short term (tonight through Saturday night)...
pleasant weekend weather is in store with light winds tonight
leaving brisk morning lows in the middle 40s to middle 50s. An amplified
ridging pattern aloft over The Rockies will produce more warm
afternoons Saturday into Sunday with the warming trends being
helped by southwesterly low level winds. Winds should again be mostly
decoupled Saturday night...but the gradually increasing southerly
flow should lead to warmer dewpoints and less cooling in the
valleys of The Hill Country for Sunday morning.

Long term (sunday through friday)...
skies should again be mostly sunny for the most part Sunday...with
some increasing middle and high clouds possible. Sunday night...the
low level moisture catches up...and some morning low clouds and
patchy sprinkles are forecast for Monday morning. Models continue
to show good consistency and grouping for a low amplitude upper
trough to pass directly over the south central Texas to enhance rain
chances for Tuesday into Tuesday night. Given the track...there
could be a potential for some Spring hail...but the weakness of
the upper pattern does not lend to US being worried about strong
storm hazards at this time. Another warm afternoon should follow
in the wake of the disturbance Wednesday...with Thursday also
likely to see temperatures near or above early Spring normals. Another
weak to moderate cold front is depicted for next Friday
morning...with the European model (ecmwf) looking slightly stronger with the
surface ridge than the GFS.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Austin Camp Mabry 55 82 58 84 62 / 0 0 0 0 -
Austin Bergstrom international Airport 45 80 54 83 60 / 0 0 0 0 10
New Braunfels Muni Airport 47 81 54 82 59 / 0 0 0 0 10
Burnet Muni Airport 50 81 56 82 59 / 0 0 0 0 -
del Rio International Airport 50 87 57 88 61 / 0 0 0 0 0
Georgetown Muni Airport 50 80 57 81 61 / 0 0 0 0 10
Hondo Muni Airport 45 83 53 85 59 / 0 0 0 0 0
San Marcos Muni Airport 46 81 54 82 60 / 0 0 0 0 10
La Grange - Fayette regional 51 81 56 82 62 / 0 0 0 0 -
San Antonio International Airport 52 82 55 82 61 / 0 0 0 0 -
Stinson Muni Airport 50 83 55 83 60 / 0 0 0 0 -

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Ewx watches/warnings/advisories...
none.
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