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National Weather Service Houston/Galveston Texas
1139 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015



Aviation...
light SW flow from gls-sgr-vct with NE flow at cll-jas and sky clear. As
high pressure over txk area slides southeast the winds should
become more easterly over much of the area not experiencing SW
flow now. Tomorrow morning after sunrise winds respond by becoming
more southwesterly across the whole region. Gradient tightens up
in the afternoon and have bumped up winds in tafs and added gusty
character for most of the inland sites. Saturday night winds
become more south and relax.
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Previous discussion... /issued 1032 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015/

Discussion...
current forecast looks good. No changes planned. 41

Previous discussion... /issued 654 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015/

Aviation...VFR. West to northwesterly winds a little gusty but
these should drop off abruptly in the first hour or two of the
taf. Winds decouple tonight and turn around to the east Saturday
morning...then on around to the SW by 14-17z at or less than 10
knots. 45

Previous discussion... /issued 300 PM CDT Friday Mar 27 2015/

Skies are sunny across all of southeast Texas early this
afternoon with temperatures in the lower to middle 70s almost area
wide. With a couple more hours left of heating...some upper 70s
could be reached. The weather pattern will remain quiet for the
weekend with cool nights and mild/warm days as surface high
pressure moves off to the east and an onshore flow returns to the
area and strengthens. A gradual increase in cloud cover can be
expected. By Tuesday...the combination of deepening moisture
levels and a middle/upper level disturbance heading this way from the
west will bring rain back into our forecast. Models are indicating
the best rain chances coming some time between Tuesday evening and
Wednesday evening...but they are differing a bit once again on the
strength/timing/location of the system. We are still carrying
chance probability of precipitation for this event...but would not be surprised if we
eventually need to carry some higher numbers when models come into
a better and more consistent agreement. It looks like for much of
next week (and outside the rain times)...lows in the 60s and highs
in the 80s inland/70s at the coast can be expected. Enjoy this
weekend's mild Spring temperatures and low humidities while they
last...because you know what will be here soon. 42

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
College Station (cll) 50 79 57 79 61 / 0 0 0 0 10
Houston (iah) 52 80 59 81 62 / 0 0 0 0 10
Galveston (gls) 61 74 64 77 65 / 0 0 0 0 10

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Hgx watches/warnings/advisories...
Texas...none.
GM...none.
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Discussion...41
aviation/marine...45

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