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FXUS64 KEWX 200957
AFDEWX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
357 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SHORT TERM (TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY)...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SLOWLY DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS STATES. A
SERIES OF WEAK UPPER LEVEL SHORT-WAVES TRAVERSE THE TROUGH TO
GENERATE WEAK ISENTROPIC LIFT. MOISTURE DEPTH ONLY SUFFICIENT FOR
MAINTENANCE OF STRATUS/STRATOCUMULUS DECK WITH NO RAIN EXPECTED.
BELOW AVERAGE DAYTIME AND ABOVE AVERAGE NIGHTTIME TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED DUE TO THE CLOUD COVER. PATCHY FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE HILL COUNTRY THROUGH AROUND 9 AM THIS
MORNING.

&&

.LONG TERM (SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY)...
THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SHIFTS EAST BY TUESDAY. SOUTHWESTERLY LOWER
LEVEL FLOW DEVELOPS ALLOWING SKIES TO MOSTLY CLEAR WITH WELL ABOVE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES MONDAY. A MID LEVEL SHORT-WAVE MOVING THROUGH
THE TROUGH FORCES A COLD FRONT TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS
TUESDAY MORNING. THERE IS SUFFICIENT MOISTURE FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS
ALONG THE FRONT ACROSS FAR EASTERN AREAS AND HAVE INTRODUCED
MENTION. ZONAL FLOW ALOFT FOR MID TO LATE WEEK WITH AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MOVING ACROSS THE PLAINS FORCING ANOTHER COLD FRONT ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS FRIDAY. NO RAIN IS EXPECTED AS MOISTURE DEPTH
WILL BE MINIMAL. COOLER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY...THEN
WARMER THURSDAY CHRISTMAS DAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AUSTIN CAMP MABRY              56  44  60  48  70 /  -   -   -   -   -
AUSTIN BERGSTROM INTL AIRPORT  56  42  59  46  70 /  -   -   -   -   -
NEW BRAUNFELS MUNI AIRPORT     56  45  61  48  71 /  -   -   -   -   -
BURNET MUNI AIRPORT            54  40  58  46  69 /  -   -   -   -   -
DEL RIO INTL AIRPORT           60  45  62  46  73 /  -   -   -   -   -
GEORGETOWN MUNI AIRPORT        54  40  58  47  69 /  -   -   -   -   -
HONDO MUNI AIRPORT             59  45  62  46  72 /  -   -   -   -   -
SAN MARCOS MUNI AIRPORT        57  43  61  46  70 /  -   -   -   -   -
LA GRANGE - FAYETTE REGIONAL   57  45  61  48  71 /  -   -   -   -   -
SAN ANTONIO INTL AIRPORT       57  45  61  49  72 /  -   -   -   -   -
STINSON MUNI AIRPORT           58  46  62  49  72 /  -   -   -   -   -

&&

.EWX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

MESOSCALE/AVIATION...13
SYNOPTIC/GRIDS...04






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