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April 2, 2018

by troyk | on Apr 02, 2018 | Comments Off

Troy’s Audio Weather Webcast for Monday / 02 April 2018….

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by troyk | on Apr 02, 2018 | Comments Off

Updated 915am CT – Monday / 02 April 2018

… A Weak Cold Front Has Moved Through the Area This Morning …
… Southerly Winds Again by Afternoon Today as Front Turns into a Warm Front and Goes Back North …
… A Stronger Cold Front Passes with Scattered Rain Showers and Thunderstorms Tomorrow into Tomorrow Night …

On the Weather Map…

On the surface map… a cold front extends from a surface low pressure area over the Louisiana/Arkansas border northwest of Monroe into east Texas to just north of the IH10 corridor through New Braunfels to near Del Rio then into southwest As a result of this surface weather pattern, our surface winds are light easterly.

On the upper air map… a rather zonal (east-to-west) upper air wind pattern prevails over the USA with an embedded strong upper air low pressure disturbance over western Arizona and southern California. As result of the upper air weather pattern, the 30,000 foot winds over our local area are westerly 80 to 90 mph.

What I am Seeing As I Look Ahead…

A weak cold front has passed through the area this morning but will quickly turn into a
warm front and sweep back northward this afternoon. Southerly winds will increase with
low level moisture increasing tonight into tomorrow as the stronger upper air low pressure disturbance to our distant west and an associated cold front sweeps quickly through the area by tomorrow evening. Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms.. some thunderstorms may be strong to severe with a larger hail and damaging straight line .. are expected as the front moves through the area.

Much cooler temperatures will overspread the area tomorrow night into Wednesday as skies clear.

Return southerly winds and humidity again by Thursday into Friday with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms again possible by late Thursday into Friday into Saturday as a weak cold front approaches and weakens/washes out just to our northwest on Friday.

Our next cold front will approach the area by next Monday with the possibility of rain showers and thunderstorms.

Have a good Monday..
Meteorologist Troy Kimmel

Contact me:
tkimmel@austin.utexas.edu
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Updated 845am CT… Monday / 02 April 2018

TODAY…. Partly to mostly cloudy with a few rain showers possible. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it will average trace amounts. Warmer and more humid in the afternoon. High 82. Easterly wind becoming south southeasterly and increasing to 5 to 12 mph by afternoon.

TONIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it will average 1/10th inch or less. Low 68. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY…. Morning low clouds.. otherwise partly to mostly cloudy. Widely scattered rain showers before 12 noon then scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk in the afternoon. A few thunderstorms may be strong with a small hail and gusty wind threat after 5pm. A 20% chance of rain in the morning increasing to 50% in the afternoon hours; rainfall, where it occurs, will average 1/4 inch. High 82. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph becoming more south southwesterly in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT…. Cloudy with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk before 9pm as a cold front passes. A few thunderstorms may be strong with a small hail and gusty wind threat before 8pm. Clearing skies and much cooler temperatures after 9pm. Low 47. Southwesterly wind shifting north northwesterly 8 to 15 mph with some higher gusts.

WEDNESDAY…. Sunshine.. cooler and less humid. High 68. Northerly wind 5 to 12 mph becoming northeasterly in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT…. A clear sky. Low 47. East northeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph becoming light easterly after midnight.

THURSDAY…. Sunshine in the morning then becoming partly cloudy and more humid in the afternoon. High 77. Light wind early becoming south southeasterly and increasing to 8 to 15 mph midday and afternoon hours.

THURSDAY NIGHT…. Partly cloudy early then mostly cloudy after 11pm. Low 65. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY…. Morning low clouds, otherwise partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms for the midday and afternoon hours with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it’ll average 1/4 inch or less. High 81. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph with some higher gusts.

FRIDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it’ll average 1/4 inch or less. Low 67. South southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SATURDAY…. Morning low clouds, otherwise partly to mostly cloudy with widely scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with an associated lightning risk. A 20% chance of rain; where rainfall occurs, it’ll average 1/4 inch or less. High 83. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph with some higher gusts.

SATURDAY NIGHT…. Mostly cloudy. Low 68. Southeasterly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY…. Morning low clouds, otherwise partly cloudy. High 84. South southeasterly wind 8 to 15 mph.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK
Valid Monday / 09 April 2018 through Sunday / 15 April 2018…
Temperatures… Near to Slightly Above Average
Precipitation… Below Average

AUSTIN SUNSET/SUNRISE TIMES…..
Sunrise this morning (02 April)………………………………………. 7:19 am
Sunset this evening (02 April)………………………………………… 7:51 pm
Sunrise tomorrow (03 April)…………………………………………… 7:17 am
Sunset tomorrow (03 April)……………………………………………. 7:51 pm