Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service San Angelo Texas
1128 am CST Wednesday Nov 26 2014
VFR conditions will prevail across the terminals the next 24
hours. A weak cold front has moved through most of the terminals
this morning. The front will clear kjct by 21z. North winds around
10 knots this afternoon will diminish to less than 10 knots this
evening and overnight.
Previous discussion... /issued 539 am CST Wed Nov 26 2014/
VFR through the next 24 hours. A cold front will shift winds at
around 10 knots from southwest this morning to the north, and then
northeast at 10 knots or less this afternoon and evening. 20
Previous discussion... /issued 330 am CST Wed Nov 26 2014/
(today and tonight)
Near normal to slightly cooler conditions and dry weather will
continue for the area in the short term.
Another dry cold frontal passage will affect the area today.
Expect west to southwest winds this morning to shift to the north
in the Big Country by noon, then through the rest of the County Warning Area by
late this afternoon. This will result in another day of highs near
60 for the Big Country. Farther south in the Concho Valley and
I-10 corridor, the front will have less impact, and temperatures
should be able to warm into the mid 60s. Models are in fairly good
agreement that dewpoint values will rise into the 30s tonight from
the current teens and 20s. For this reason, while we will have
favorable radiational cooling conditions with light winds and
clear skies, the dewpoint values may prevent temperatures from
cratering into the 20s. Have kept the normal southern valley areas
the coolest, with lows near freezing, and most other locations in
the mid to upper 30s.
(thanksgiving day through next tuesday)
The forecast area will rest of the eastern flank of a broad upper
ridge over the southwestern Continental U.S. Thanksgiving day with sunny
skies and afternoon highs in the 60s. A warming trend will
continue through the coming weekend with afternoon highs mostly in
the lower 70s. Morning lows will be in the 40s through the
A weak dry cold front will push through the area Sunday night
into Monday with Monday afternoon highs cooling into the 50s over
the northern half of the County Warning Area and lower 60s over the southern half.
Surface winds will quickly swing back to to south on Tuesday with
afternoon highs rebounding back into the 60s across the entire
forecast area. Nearly zonal winds aloft will back to the southwest
during the day on Tuesday in response to an upper level trough
moving over the California coastline. This Pacific low pressure
system may be the harbinger of our next chance of rainfall for
later in the week.
Preliminary point temps/pops...
Abilene 60 35 63 43 71 / 0 0 0 0 0
San Angelo 65 33 67 41 73 / 0 0 0 0 0
Junction 69 32 67 38 70 / 0 0 0 0 0