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FXUS64 KHGX 241726
AFDHGX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1226 PM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SEE 18Z AVIATION DISCUSSION.

&&

.AVIATION...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING GENERALLY CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT
WINDS TO AREA TAF SITES FOR THE NEXT 30 HOURS. 43

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 1023 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014/

UPDATE...
A BEAUTIFUL STRING OF DAYS AHEAD FOR SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. PLENTY OF
SUNSHINE WITHIN A DRY ATMOSPHERE AND A LIGHT VARIABLE BREEZE
MAKES FOR A PRISTINE WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE
RECENT DRY PATTERN WILL CONTINUE WITH NO SIGNIFICANT RAIN FORECAST
THROUGH THE PERIOD. MOUNTING RIDGE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST
STATES WILL EXPAND EASTWARD OVER THE WEEKEND...MAINTAINING STABILITY
AND STEERING ANY INTERMOUNTAIN WEST WEAK SHORTWAVE DISTURBANCE OFF
INTO THE MIDWESTERN U.S.. MORNING SOUNDINGS SHOW THE DRIEST AIR OFF
TO THE NORTHEAST. THIS AIR MASS WILL BE ADVECTED IN ON ENTIRE
COLUMN NORTHERLY FLOW ORIENTED EAST OF THE APPROACHING MID-UPPER
RIDGE AXIS. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURE BEHAVIOR TODAY...WITH THE
MORNING CLEAR SKIES AND NEAR CALM WIND FIELD AFFORDING MANY
INTERIOR MINIMUM TEMPERATURES TO FALL A FEW DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
THE COOLEST SPOT WAS CONROE AT 50F. A WARMER WEEKEND AS THE MID-
LEVELS WARM TO AROUND 17C...A LOWER LEVEL DRY AIR MASS WITH GENERAL
NORTHERLY FLOW...AS MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE IN THE MIDDLE
80S WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW UPPER 80F READINGS TOMORROW. 31

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
COLLEGE STATION (CLL)      83  58  87  62  87 /   0   0   0   0   0
HOUSTON (IAH)              81  54  86  61  86 /   0   0   0   0   0
GALVESTON (GLS)            77  64  81  70  80 /   0   0   0   0   0

&&

.HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
TX...NONE.
GM...NONE.
&&

$$




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