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April 28, 2015

TK’s Special Briefing….

by troyk | on Apr 28, 2015 | Comments Off

This is where I post weather updates during periods of severe/inclement weather…

TK’s Audio Weather Webcast…. (930am CT-Tues/28Apr2015)

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TK’s Austin and South Central Texas Weather Forecast….

by troyk | on Apr 28, 2015 | Comments Off

Updated 845am CT.. Tuesday / 28 April 2015

TODAY…. Partly to mostly cloudy.. breezy and much cooler. A few sprinkles. High 68. Northerly wind 10 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT…. Mostly clear and cooler. Low 48. Northerly wind 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 75. North northeasterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 54. Light northeasterly wind.

THURSDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 78. Light west southwesterly wind becoming northeasterly 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 56. Light northeasterly wind.

FRIDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 81. Light wind becoming southerly 5 to 12 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 60. South southeasterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY…. Partly cloudy. High 82. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT…. Partly cloudy. Low 63. South southeasterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY…. Morning low clouds.. otherwise partly cloudy. High 84. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT…. Partly cloudy. Low 66. Southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

MONDAY…. Morning low clouds.. otherwise partly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. A 20% chance of rain at any given location.. where it occurs, rainfall will average 1/4 inch or less. High 84. Southerly wind 8 to 15 mph.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK
Valid Tuesday / 05 May 2015 through Monday / 11 May 2015…
Temperature… Near Average
Precipitation… Above Average

AUSTIN SUNSET/SUNRISE TIMES…..
Sunrise this morning (28 April)…………………………………………. 6:50 am
Sunset this evening (28 April)…………………………………………… 8:07 pm
Sunrise Wednesday (29 April)………………………………………….. 6:49 am
Sunset Wednesday (29 April)…………………………………………… 8:08 pm

TK’s Weather Discussion….

by troyk | on Apr 28, 2015 | Comments Off

Updated 915am CT – Tuesday / 28 April 2015

.. Upper Level Low Pressure Disturbance Moves Slowly Eastward ..
.. Clouds and Even A Few Sprinkles Linger Today ..
.. A Dry and Stable Weather Pattern Beyond Today ..

On this Tuesday…. a surface high pressure area extends southward from the western Dakotas into far west Texas and eastern New Mexico. As a result of this surface weather pattern, our local surface winds are northwesterly.

In the upper levels of the atmosphere.. an east northeastward moving upper level low pressure disturbance is over north Texas and southern Oklahoma along the Red River. As a result, our upper air winds at about 18,500 feet are southwesterly at 50 to 60 mph.

The upper level low pressure area, over the Red River region, is slowly moving east northeastward with lingering cloud cover across our area. A few sprinkles have been reported in northernmost areas this morning; although the precipitation will be very light, more light sprinkles are possible today as the upper level low departs slowly to the northeast.

A drier and more stable air mass returns tomorrow through late week and even the weekend. The cooler than average temperatures, over the next few days, will turn warmer by late week through our upcoming weekend as a southerly surface wind flow becomes reestablished.

Another frontal system and upper air low pressure storm system will approach us from the west with increased cloud cover and a slim chance of rain showers and thunderstorms by early next week.

Have a good Tuesday….
Meteorologist Troy Kimmel

Contact me:
tkimmel@austin.utexas.edu

http://www.facebook.com/troykimmel

TK’s Special Briefing…. (1110pm CT-Mon/27Apr2015)

by troyk | on Apr 28, 2015 | Comments Off

Austin / Travis County and South Central Texas Weather Update #2
Prepared by UT University/Incident Meteorologist Troy Kimmel
1110pm CT – Monday / 27 April 2015

…. Isolated Thunderstorms Over the Next Few Hours ….
…. Some Small Hail Possible ….

The surface cold front moved through the Austin metro area and the IH35
corridor counties in the 8pm hour tonight.

There are a couple of thunderstorms remain on the NWS Doppler weather
radar tonight at 1100pm. One small cell is located just east of Jarrell /
north central Williamson County and another is located over Lake Buchanan /
western areas of Burnet county. These thunderstorms are moving east
southeastward rapidly and could produce some small hail along with frequent
dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning. However, the threat of severe weather
has diminished.

Much cooler temperatures will prevail.. in the wake of the cold front.. over
the next few days with no additional threat of thunderstorms again until late
next Sunday night into Monday (3-4 May).

This is my final statement on this weather event…
tk