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May 30, 2018

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Troy’s Audio Weather Webcast for Wednesday / 30 May 2018….

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by troyk | on May 30, 2018 | Comments Off

Updated 915am CT – Wednesday / 30 May 2018

… A Dry and Summer Like Weather Patterns …

On the Weather Map…

On the surface map… a low pressure area over west Texas with a dryline, a boundary between moist air mass to the east from the drier continental airmass to the west, extended south southwestward from the low into southwest Texas. A stationary front extends southwest from central and northern Missouri into southeastern Kansas and into Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle. Surface high pressure is situated to our northeast over Arkansas. As a result of this surface weather pattern, our surface winds over south central Texas are light southerly.

On the upper air map… a trough, or line, of upper air low pressure extends southeastward from the Dakotas southeastward into the southeastern USA. Another trough, or line, of upper level low pressure area extends south southwestward from British Columbia to the eastern Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the USA. Upper level high pressure is building northeastward from northern Mexico into the Rio Grande country of south and west Texas. As a result of the upper air weather pattern, the 30,000 foot winds over our local area are northwesterly about 50 to 60 mph.

What I am Seeing As I Look Ahead…

The dry weather pattern continues with the stable summer like weather pattern to prevail through the remainder of the week and into the upcoming weekend.

Although we’ve been a little slower getting to the 100 degree mark than I thought we would be, guidance is still suggesting that afternoon highs will rise to near 100 by the weekend as the upper level high pressure, to our southwest over northern Mexico, builds northeastward into the area and establishes more of a “lid” on the atmosphere locally.

There are some indications that a weak cold front.. with stronger northwest winds aloft.. will make it southward into our area by Sunday into Monday. With upper air high pressure increasing its hold on the area, afternoon high temperatures locally may peak in areas in advance of the front by Saturday and Sunday as the front tries to move deeper in Texas. I’m not yet convinced that the front will make it this far south and will hold off on any rain chances.

Based upon the latest NWS/Weather Prediction Center guidance, no rainfall is expected over the next seven days for the local area.

Have a good Wednesday..
Meteorologist Troy Kimmel

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

Updated 845am CT… Wednesday / 30 May 2018

TODAY…. Some AM low clouds.. otherwise mostly sunny. High 98. Southerly wind increasing to 8 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Southerly wind 4 to 8 mph.

THURSDAY…. Some AM low clouds.. otherwise mostly sunny. High 99. Southerly wind 8 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Southerly wind 4 to 8 mph.

FRIDAY…. Some AM low clouds.. otherwise mostly sunny. High 99. Southerly wind 8 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Southerly wind 4 to 8 mph.

SATURDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 100. Southerly wind 8 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Southerly wind 4 to 8 mph.

SUNDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 101. Southerly wind 5 to 12 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Light and variable wind.

MONDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 98. Light and variable wind.

MONDAY NIGHT…. Mostly clear. Low 73. Light southerly wind.

TUESDAY…. Mostly sunny. High 99. Southerly wind 4 to 8 mph.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE / 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK
Valid Tuesday / 05 June 2018 through Monday / 11 June 2018…
Temperatures… Above Average
Precipitation… Below Average

AUSTIN SUNSET/SUNRISE TIMES…..
Sunrise this morning (29 May)………………………………………… 6:30 am
Sunset this evening (29 May)………………………………………….. 8:27 pm
Sunrise tomorrow (30 May)…………………………………………….. 6:30 am
Sunset tomorrow (30 May)……………………………………………… 8:28 pm