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February 2017

Troy’s Audio Weather Webcast for Tues/28Feb2017….

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Updated 915am CT – Tuesday / 28 February 2017

… Clouds and Higher Humidity …
… A Cold Front Passes Through the Area Tonight …
… Sunshine with Cooler Temperatures Mid through Late Week …

On this Tuesday… a trough, or line, of surface low pressure extends southward from southern Nebraska through western Oklahoma and into southwest Texas west of Del Rio. A cold front extended from southern Nebraska into Colorado and southeastern Utah. As a result, our surface winds across south central Texas are southerly.

In the upper levels of the atmosphere.. a trough, or line, of upper air low pressure is located from central Canada south southwestward over the western third of the USA. Our upper level winds, at about 30,000 feet overhead, are westward at 75 to 80 mph.

Southerly low level winds continue to bring low level moisture northward into Texas with low clouds, fog and even a few sprinkles here and there as we begin the new week. Our temperatures are warming and will continue through today.

A quick moving cold front will move through the area in the predawn hours tomorrow with a few rain showers and thunderstorms possible in advance of the system.

Skies will clear with cooler and drier conditions expected tomorrow through the end of the week.

A developing surface low pressure area.. along the old front to our distant south.. will move west to east with an overrunning pattern developing for the upcoming weekend. Another cold front will move into Texas by early next week with rain chances and clouds lingering into Sunday and Monday before that cold front moves through our local area by early Tuesday.

Have a good Tuesday….
Meteorologist Troy Kimmel

Contact me:
tkimmel@austin.utexas.edu
http://www.facebook.com/troykimmel

Updated 845am CT.. Tuesday / 28 February 2017

TODAY…. Morning low clouds and patchy morning drizzle and fog otherwise partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 85. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

TONIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with a lightning risk after midnight as a cold front moves across the area. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it will average 1/4 inch or less. Low 62. South southeasterly winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northwesterly after 3am.

WEDNESDAY…. Decreasing clouds around daybreak becoming mostly sunny, less humid and a little cooler early and mid morning through the afternoon. High 70. Northerly wind 8 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear and cooler. Low 41. North northeasterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 67. Northeasterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 44. Northeasterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

FRIDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 68. Easterly wind 4 to 8 mph becoming southeasterly by afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT…. Increasing and thickening clouds. Low 50. Southeasterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

SATURDAY…. Partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 68. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. Low 58. Southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 78. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. Low 62. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

MONDAY…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 80. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK
Valid Tuesday / 07 March 2017 through Monday / 13 March 2017…
Temperature… Above Average
Precipitation… Slightly Above Average

AUSTIN SUNSET/SUNRISE TIMES…..
Sunrise this morning (28 Feb)……………………………………………. 6:58 am
Sunset this evening (28 Feb)……………………………………………… 6:29 pm
Sunrise tomorrow (01 Mar)………………………………………………… 6:57 am
Sunset tomorrow (01 Mar)…………………………………………………. 6:30 pm

Troy’s Audio Weather Webcast for Mon/27Feb2017….

by troyk | on Feb 27, 2017 | Comments Off

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by troyk | on Feb 27, 2017 | Comments Off

Updated 915am CT – Monday / 27 February 2017

… More Clouds and Higher Humidity …
… Another Low Pressure Area/Cold Frontal Passage by Mid Week …
… Cooler Temperatures Mid-Late Week into the Weekend …

On this Monday… a stationary front extends northeastward from southwest Texas into a weak surface low around Abilene then eastward across north Texas across northern Louisiana into central Mississippi. As a result, our surface winds across south central Texas are southerly.

In the upper levels of the atmosphere.. a trough, or line, of upper air low pressure is deepening over the western third of the USA from west of Hudson Bay southwestward to California. Our upper level winds, at about 30,000 feet overhead, are west southwestward at 90 to 100 mph.

Southerly low level winds continue to bring low level moisture northward into Texas with low clouds and even a few rain showers here and there as we begin the new week. After a chilly start to the weekend, our temperatures are warming and will continue through tomorrow into tomorrow night.

A quick moving cold front will approach the area by tomorrow night and then move through the area in the predawn hours Wednesday. Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms may develop in advance of the front.

Skies will clear with cooler and drier conditions expected Wednesday through the end of the week.

A developing surface low pressure area.. along the old front to our distant south.. will move west to east with an overrunning pattern developing for the upcoming weekend. Another cold front will move into Texas by late in the weekend with rain chances and clouds lingering into Sunday.

Have a good Monday….
Meteorologist Troy Kimmel

Contact me:
tkimmel@austin.utexas.edu
http://www.facebook.com/troykimmel

Updated 845am CT.. Monday / 27 February 2017

TODAY…. Partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 80. Southerly wind 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT…. Mostly cloudy. Low 65. South southeasterly winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY…. Morning low clouds and patchy morning drizzle otherwise partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 85. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with a lightning risk after midnight as a cold front approaches the area. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it will average 1/4 inch or less. Low 63. South southeasterly winds 5 to 10 mph becoming southwesterly after midnight.

WEDNESDAY…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk as a cold front passes before the morning rush hour. A 20% chance of rain. Rainfall, where it occurs, it will average 1/4 inch or less. Becoming mostly sunny, less humid and a little cooler mid morning through the afternoon. High 72. Winds shifting northerly 8 to 18 mph with higher gusts at times.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear and cooler. Low 43. Northeasterly wind 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 66. East northeasterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 44. Easterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

FRIDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 68. Easterly wind 4 to 8 mph becoming southeasterly by afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT…. Increasing and thickening clouds. Low 50. Southeasterly wind 4 to 8 mph.

SATURDAY…. Partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 69. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. Low 58. Southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY…. Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk as a cold front approaches. Rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch or less. High 76. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK
Valid Monday / 06 March 2017 through Sunday / 12 March 2017…
Temperature… Above Average
Precipitation… Slightly Above Average

AUSTIN SUNSET/SUNRISE TIMES…..
Sunrise this morning (27 Feb)……………………………………………. 6:59 am
Sunset this evening (27 Feb)……………………………………………… 6:29 pm
Sunrise tomorrow (28 Feb)………………………………………………… 6:58 am
Sunset tomorrow (28 Feb)…………………………………………………. 6:29 pm

Troy’s Audio Weather Webcast for Fri/24Feb2017….

by troyk | on Feb 24, 2017 | Comments Off

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