Scientific Forecaster Discussion
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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service San Angelo Texas
556 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017
Conditions will remain VFR through the next 24 hours. Light and
variable or southwesterly winds tonight will turn to the northeast
tomorrow as a dry cold front moves through the area. All sites
will be northeast by 18z tomorrow. A few gusts near 20 knots will
affect ksjt and kabi. 20
Previous discussion... /issued 248 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/
(tonight and thursday)
Warm and dry conditions continue across west central Texas this
afternoon. South to southwest winds have returned, gusty at times.
These should subside before sunset, with light winds returning
overnight. With these light winds and dry air mass, temperatures
should drop into the low to mid 30s for all areas tonight. Would
normally expect the low lying areas around I-10 to drop even more,
but a veil of high clouds should keep temperatures from bottoming
out like they did earlier today.
Another weak cold front will move across the area Thursday
morning, shifting winds around to the north. It will also bring
slightly cooler temperatures to the area, although in reality it
will only really bring US back down to around normal, with highs
mainly in the upper 50s and lower 60s.
(friday through wednesday)
Friday will see mostly sunny skies and cool temperatures, with
highs mainly in the mid to upper 50s. An upper level trough moving
out of northern Mexico will swing across the area on Saturday.
Models continue to advertise the best chance of pops (20-30%)
across our far southeastern counties with lesser chances further
west. Otherwise, temperatures this weekend will remain generally
in the upper 50s to lower 60s. No significant changes to the
forecast going into the middle of next week as the area will
remain under weak flow aloft. Will maintain a dry forecast with
temperatures warming into the mid to upper 60s by Tuesday.
Preliminary point temps/pops...
Abilene 32 58 32 54 / 0 0 0 0
San Angelo 34 62 33 55 / 0 0 0 0
Junction 37 62 33 56 / 0 5 5 0
Brownwood 34 61 32 55 / 0 0 0 0
Sweetwater 34 57 31 53 / 0 0 0 0
Ozona 36 63 33 54 / 0 0 5 0