Northwest Houston, TX, during the mid-afternoon.
Katy, TX, during the mid-afternoon.
Katy, TX, during the early evening.
Summary: The day was warm, mostly cloudy, and dry. Some isolated to scattered light to heavy showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. I felt some light drops at my house in northwest Houston, TX, during the late morning. There looked to be a cluster of light to heavy thunderstorms approaching my house in northwest Houston, TX, on the Houston, TX radar, that might pass through my house before the night is over. The sky stayed mostly cloudy to cloudy, except during the evening and maybe early night. The wind speeds were calm with maybe some moderate to moderately strong gusts and maybe some really strong gusts. It felt warm during the early and mid-morning, mid and late afternoon, evening, and night. It felt really warm, almost hot, during the late morning and early afternoon. There was a hazardous weather statement issued by NOAA for the Houston, TX area, for Monday through Saturday. There was also a severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Columbus , TX area, near Houston, TX. There were no other watches, warnings, advisories, weather statements, or alerts issued for the Houston, TX area, that I know of. The low temps looked to be in the 70's with maybe some 80's, and the high temps looked to be in the low 90's, for the Houston, TX area.
Locations: Northwest Houston, TX and Katy, TX.
Thoughts: Lots of rain in the forecast!
Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX
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687 FXUS64 KHGX 282324 AFDHGX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 624 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017 .AVIATION... Area should see increasing SHRA/TSRA coverage this evening as activity builds in from the N and NW along and ahead of a cold front. 00Z TAFs are messy with lots of VCSH and VCTS. After this evening, there are lots of timing uncertainties concerning not only the possible SHRA/TSRA but also wind directions and ceilings as we move into the overnight hours and on into the day tomorrow. Generally going with MVFR ceilings overnight becoming VFR tomorrow afternoon with MVFR/IFR levels quite possible in and around the SHRA/TSRA. 42 && .PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 346 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017/ DISCUSSION... Line of storms likely about to fire along a frontal boundary draped across ncntl Texas. As previously talked about, the atmos is very unstable in advance w/ high CAPES and low LI`s. Anticipate some severe storms to emerge as they make their way into se Tx this evening. Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect generally northwest of a Columbus-Livingston line until 10 pm. Dependent on strength/movement trends, we may end up needing to add the metro area to the watch as well. Aircraft soundings around there still indicate some capping at 700mb, but has eroded some since this morning. Almost all hazards are are the table with hail/winds the primary threat, followed by localized heavy rain amounts & rates, and finally a low (but non-zero) chance of a tornado. This storm complex will send a boundary southward, and this will determine the overall threat and/or locations for future hazardous wx as another shortwave makes its way in from the sw late tonight and Monday. Ongoing thinking continues to point to the southern 1/3 of the region being the more favored spot, but if a boundary ends up well off the coast later tonight, pops and qpf amounts will need to be adjusted downward Monday. Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly, there isn`t a good model consensus. Coastal troffiness is expected into midweek. Deeper moisture and convergence along the trof (along with some passing upper impulses) will probably trigger overnight and morning precip closer to the coast followed by inland expansion with daytime heating. Looks like the trof could wash out and we`d lose a surface focusing mechanism later in the week, but atmos still looks plenty moist for higher end & diurnally driven pops through the remainder of the work week. There will probably be some locations we`ll need to keep an eye on as we go thru the week as rainfall adds up. As ground gets more saturated it won`t be able to absorb as much water, and higher rain rates themselves could become more of a problem in regards to flash flooding as this occurs. 47 MARINE... Southeasterly winds have picked back up from earlier this morning. These may reach into caution criteria later tonight. Otherwise, showers and thunderstorms could become focused along the coast south of Freeport overnight tonight and then up the coast during the day on Monday. Models continued to struggle as to the timing and location of thunderstorm development. Winds should become more easterly on Monday before returning to the southeast Monday night. Southeasterly winds are then expected for the remainder of the week with the strongest winds during the night and early morning periods. 40 && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... College Station (CLL) 69 80 68 85 69 / 80 50 30 40 30 Houston (IAH) 74 80 69 85 71 / 60 70 50 50 30 Galveston (GLS) 77 82 74 83 76 / 60 80 60 50 40 && .HGX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... TX...High Rip Current Risk until midnight CDT tonight for the following zones: Brazoria...Chambers...Galveston... Matagorda. GM...NONE. && $$ Discussion...11 Aviation/Marine...42
Hazardous Weather OutlookHazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 447 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017 TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-292200- Austin-Brazoria-Brazos-Burleson-Chambers-Colorado-Fort Bend- Galveston-Grimes-Harris-Houston-Jackson-Liberty-Madison-Matagorda- Montgomery-Polk-San Jacinto-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington- Wharton- 447 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas.. .DAY ONE...Tonight A line of showers and thunderstorms will be moving into southeast Texas this evening. Large hail, damaging wind, and localized heavy rain capable of producing street flooding is possible. Though possibly weakening as the storms approaches the Interstate 10 corridor toward late evening, we will continue to monitor the situation. Additional watches or warnings could be necessary across portions of the region. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday through Saturday. This activity may be capable of producing locally heavy rainfall. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is requested this evening generally north of Interstate 10. We would appreciate any reports of hail, damaging winds or flooding. $$