904  
FXUS64 KSJT 261104  
AFDSJT  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX  
604 AM CDT SAT MAY 26 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
/12Z TAFS/  
 
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF THE TERMINALS FOR THE  
REMAINDER OF THE TAF PERIOD. WINDS WILL PICK UP AFTER SUNRISE, BUT  
WILL STILL GENERALLY BE PRETTY LIGHT.  
 

 
   
PREV DISCUSSION
 
/ISSUED 412 AM CDT SAT MAY 26 2018/  
 
SHORT TERM...  
(TODAY AND TONIGHT)  
 
A DRY PATTERN WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE WEST CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY  
AND TONIGHT. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE, OVER WEST TEXAS, WILL HELP  
MAINTAIN MAINLY NORTHWEST TO NORTH FLOW ALOFT, OVER WEST CENTRAL  
TEXAS. HIGHS TODAY WILL CONTINUE ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS, WITH  
TRIPLE-DIGIT READINGS COMMON. FOR TONIGHT, EXPECT LOWS AROUND 70.  
 
LONG TERM...  
(SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY)  
   
.CONTINUED DRY AND HOT
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL REMAIN THE DOMINATE FEATURE THROUGH THE  
END OF THIS NEXT WORK WEEK. MODELS THIS CYCLE CONTINUE TO INDICATE  
A SLOW SHIFT OF THE PATTERN ALOFT, FROM A WEAK RIDGE TO A BROADER  
RIDGE, BY WEEK'S END. THIS PERSISTENT PATTERN ALOFT WILL HELP  
MAINTAIN AN 850MB THERMAL RIDGE TO THE WEST. THIS THERMAL RIDGE  
WILL EXPAND FARTHER EAST, ACROSS WEST CENTRAL TEXAS, EACH  
AFTERNOON AND CREATE AFTERNOON HIGHS WELL ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS.  
BY MID TO LATE WEEK, AFTERNOON HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 100 TO 105  
RANGE LOOK LIKELY.  
 

 
   
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
 
 
ABILENE 100 71 99 72 / 0 0 0 0  
SAN ANGELO 102 72 102 73 / 0 0 0 0  
JUNCTION 98 70 99 70 / 5 0 0 0  
BROWNWOOD 98 71 97 71 / 5 0 0 0  
SWEETWATER 102 72 102 73 / 0 0 5 0  
OZONA 100 71 101 72 / 0 0 0 0  
 

 
   
SJT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
NONE.  

 
 

 
 
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