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Area forecast discussion...updated
National Weather Service Corpus Christi Texas
1255 am CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Discussion...see aviation section for 06z tafs.

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Aviation...cirrus shield to the south of the upper level jet Max
over southwest Texas covers the region early this morning. Low
level jet of 40-45 knots will continue over the area through 10z
and then gradually decrease toward daybreak. Expect areas of
stratus over portions of the brush country will expand in coverage
by 08-09z to cover all of south Texas with MVFR ceilings. Scattered
showers/MVFR vsbys expected to develop over the coastal plains by
14-15z ahead of the front/dryline moving into the brush country.
Winds will be stronger over the coastal areas than previously
anticipated with slower movement of boundary. Scattered
thunderstorms will be possible over the northern coastal Bend to
Victoria Crossroads in the afternoon. Storms will provide MVFR
vsbys and gusty winds. Expect activity will diminish in 23z-01z
time frame with VFR conditions prevalent through the evening
hours.

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Preliminary point temps/pops...
Corpus Christi 64 86 67 84 69 / 10 10 10 10 10
Victoria 61 84 64 84 68 / 20 10 10 10 10
Laredo 61 92 67 95 68 / 0 0 0 10 0
Alice 60 90 65 90 67 / 10 0 0 10 10
Rockport 69 81 70 80 71 / 10 10 10 10 10
Cotulla 59 90 63 93 65 / 0 0 0 0 10
Kingsville 62 90 66 88 68 / 10 0 10 10 10
Navy corpus 67 81 69 79 71 / 10 10 10 10 10

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Crp watches/warnings/advisories...
Texas...none.
GM...Small Craft Advisory until 8 am CDT this morning for the
following zones: bays and waterways from Baffin Bay to Port
Aransas...coastal waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
out 20 nm...coastal waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda
Ship Channel out 20 nm.

Small Craft Advisory until 1 PM CDT this afternoon for the
following zones: waters from Baffin Bay to Port Aransas
from 20 to 60 nm...waters from Port Aransas to Matagorda
Ship Channel from 20 to 60 nm.

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