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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service San Angelo Texas
345 am CDT Wednesday Oct 26 2016

Short term...
(today and tonight)

An upper level shortwave trough, currently stretching
southwestward into the Texas Panhandle, will move east of the area
by this afternoon. Behind this trough, a very weak front will move
into our northern counties by this evening. However, this front
will have little effect on our weather other than to turn winds
briefly to the north/northeast in our northwestern counties this
evening. Although the GFS is producing a few hundredths of
precipitation along the front this afternoon, it is the only
guidance showing this, so while a few sprinkles can't be ruled
out, feel that chances are too low to mention at this point.

Low clouds haven't developed yet, still expect them to develop
later this morning, possibly after 12z much like yesterday. These
clouds should scatter out by late morning, giving way to mostly
sunny skies for most of the day. Temperatures should be warmer by
several degrees with highs getting into the mid 80s in most
locations, as opposed to the upper 70s of Tuesday.


Long term...
(thursday through tuesday)

Upper ridging will continue building over the forecast area
through the coming weekend before edging east of the area through
the first of the coming week. Consequences of the placement of
the upper ridge east of the area next week would be a southwest
flow aloft over the County Warning Area and eventually the possibility of a cold
front approaching the area. However, this concern is beyond the
scope of this forecast. So, for now, static conditions will
continue into the first part of next week with dry weather and
little variation in temperature extremes, I.E., Daytime highs will
remain in the low to mid 80s and morning lows will remain in the
mid 50s to the lower 60s.



Preliminary point temps/pops...
Abilene 84 61 84 61 / 5 10 5 0
San Angelo 85 59 86 58 / 0 0 5 0
Junction 83 57 84 55 / 0 0 5 0
Brownwood 84 60 85 57 / 5 5 5 0
Sweetwater 84 61 82 61 / 10 0 5 0
Ozona 82 57 83 56 / 5 0 5 0


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