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Area Forecast Discussion (AFD)

Issued by Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley, TX (BRO)

FXUS64 KBRO 232335 AAA

Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
635 PM CDT Sat Mar 23 2019

.DISCUSSION...Updated for latest aviation discussion below.


.AVIATION...Steady southeast flow will continue to allow 
abundant low level moisture to increase across the CWA. Winds 
will relax somewhat through the evening hours with MVFR ceilings 
developing overnight into the early morning hours. Breezy 
southeast winds are anticipated during the late morning into the 
afternoon hours on Sunday. VFR conditions expected to return late 
Sunday morning into the afternoon. 


.PREV DISCUSSION... /issued Issued by National Weather Service Lake Charles LA/ 

SHORT TERM (Tonight through Sunday Night): Zonal flow will
continue over South Texas through the period. With breezy onshore
flow continuing. Dry conditions are expected to continue with low
moisture content through the profile of the atmosphere. 

LONG TERM (Monday through Saturday): Developing trough across the
Eastern U.S. and amplifying ridge across the west will edge a cool
front into the region late Monday night into Tuesday and this will
be the next chance for showers. This front will be short lived and
and will be quickly followed by return flow and increasing low
level moisture. Some shortwave activity could bring the next
chance for showers and maybe some thunderstorms by Friday into the

MARINE: Steady breeze out of the south southeast expected to
continue through the short term with seas generally between 2 to 4
feet. Decreasing winds and seas are expected through the first
half of the week as a cool front approaches the Texas coast.
Breezy south to southeast winds will resume for the remainder of
the last half of the week with steadily increasing seas.




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