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FXUS64 KCRP 201722
AFDCRP

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1122 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...SEE AVIATION DISCUSSION BELOW FOR THE 18Z TAFS.

&&

.AVIATION...A STRATUS DECK ACROSS S TX WILL KEEP MVFR CONDITIONS
THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY. LRD`S CIGS ARE EXPECTED TO LIFT TO VFR
LEVELS BY LATE AFTERNOON...HOWEVER ALL SITES WILL LOWER ONCE AGAIN
THROUGH THIS EVENING...BUT SHOULD REMAIN AT MVFR TONIGHT. LIGHT
PATCHY FOG AND DZ WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE BUT VSBYS SHOULD REMAIN AT
MVFR AS WELL.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 904 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014/

DISCUSSION...THE 12Z CRP SOUNDING SHOWED A MOIST LAYER UP TO
APPROXIMATELY 2800FT AND MUCH DRIER ALOFT. PER BOTH SATELLITE AND
RADAR...APPEARS A GRAVITY WAVE IS SURGING N ACROSS THE COASTAL
BEND AND NEARSHORE WATERS THIS MORNING. THE CORPUS CHRISTI NAVY
BASE REPORTED A GUST TO 29KTS AS THIS FEATURED PUSHED THROUGH.
HOWEVER...IT WAS SHORT-LIVED. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GENERALLY REMAIN
LIGHT TO MOD FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY.
WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS ARE BELOW SCA THUS HAVE ALLOWED
THE SCA TO EXPIRE AT 9 AM CST THIS MORNING. OVERALL FCST LOOKS ON
TRACK WITH NO MAJOR CHANGES AT THIS TIME.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 536 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014/

DISCUSSION...UPDATE FOR 12Z AVIATION.

AVIATION...GENERALLY IFR CIGS THIS MRNG AT MAIN S TX AERODROMES
IMPROVING TO MVFR BY MIDDAY AND THRU THE AFTN. HIGH END MVFR TO
VFR CIGS POSSIBLE AT TIMES THIS AFTN...WITH BEST CHANCES FROM
MID/LATE AFTN THRU EARLY EVENING. MVFR CIGS TO OVERSPREAD THE
REGION AGAIN MID/LATE EVENING WITH IFR CIGS POSSIBLE BY LATE IN
THE TAF PERIOD. LOWEST CIGS TONIGHT XPCTD FROM KLRD TO KCRP WITH
-DZ AND GRADUALLY LOWERING VSBYS. LIGHT NERLY WINDS THRU THE TAF
PERIOD /SLIGHTLY HIGHER SPEEDS AT KCRP/.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CORPUS CHRISTI    59  55  63  52  73  /  10  10  20  10  10
VICTORIA          59  50  62  49  72  /  10  10  10  10  10
LAREDO            61  51  67  54  77  /  10  10  10  10  10
ALICE             59  53  64  50  75  /  10  10  10  10  10
ROCKPORT          59  55  63  52  69  /  10  10  20  10  10
COTULLA           61  49  66  49  75  /  10  10  10  10  10
KINGSVILLE        60  55  63  51  75  /  10  10  20  10  10
NAVY CORPUS       59  56  63  54  69  /  10  10  20  10  10

&&

.CRP WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...NONE.

&&

$$

TE/81...AVIATION






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