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National Weather Service Houston/Galveston Texas
955 am CDT Sat Oct 22 2016

current forecast remains on track and only made minor adjustments
based on observations. Surface high pressure sliding east of the
region today will allow for light northeast to east winds to veer
to the southeast, with afternoon temperatures rising into the mid
70s to low 80s under mostly sunny skies.



Previous discussion... /issued 322 am CDT Sat Oct 22 2016/

after a cool start to the morning, abundant sunshine and the dry airmass
in place will probably lead to a nearly 30 degree warmup today. Surface
high pres will make its way eastward allowing for onshore winds to resume
later today and tonight. Dewpoints and temps will begin creeping
back up in response.

As upper level ridge gradually moves toward the NE Gulf, a shortwave will
make its way toward southeast TX from the SW late Sunday & Monday. Lack of quality
moisture should keep rain chances low but this disturbance will
probably bring a decent amount of mid/upper level cloudiness to
parts of the region into early next week.

Upper ridge in Mexico then expands back overhead from midweek on into the
weekend. Combination of upper subsidence along limited Gulf
moisture will keep rain chances on the low side. 47

with light pressure over the region...generally light offshore winds
will prevail today. As this system moves off to the east...we should
see a return of light onshore winds late tonight/tomorrow. This east/southeast
flow is expected to persist into next week as the surface lingers to
our east. 41

no changes with the VFR forecast with the next package. 41


Preliminary point temps/pops...
College Station (cll) 79 55 83 63 84 / 0 0 0 0 10
Houston (iah) 79 53 83 63 85 / 0 0 0 0 10
Galveston (gls) 76 66 82 73 83 / 0 0 0 10 10


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