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Austin/San Antonio WFO Aviation Weather Forecasts

 
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Observations

Hourly and special weather reports are available as METAR text data from ASOS equipment owned and maintained by the NWS/FAA/DoD or third-party AWOS equipment owned and maintained by the FAA, DoD, TxDOT, and local public/private organizations at airports across the region. While ASOS equipment has a standard configuration, AWOS equipment has a wide variety of sensor options. Most of the airport weather stations can be found on the FAA map of station configurations.

Austin/San Antonio Weather Forecast Office (WFO)

The NWS Austin/San Antonio WFO (EWX) in New Braunfels, TX is responsible for the Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAFs) at four local airports in South Central Texas. These routine forecasts are issued by 00Z, 06Z, 12Z, and 18Z, with amendments as needed. See map of local TAFs.

 

 

Austin/San Antonio WFO (EWX) also issues an Airport Weather Warning (AWW) at Austin Bergstrom International (AUS) or San Antonio International (SAT) when ground weather conditions warrant, such as lightning in the vicinity.

000
WWUS84 KEWX 270947
AWWAUS
TXC453-271200-

Airport Weather Warning for Austin Bergstrom International Airport
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
447 AM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...Airport Weather Warning for Lightning Within 5 Miles...

.Onset/End Times...
Now through 7:00 AM CDT

.Lightning Rates Expected...
FEW

.Other Threats/Remarks...
Lightning expected primarily from 5 AM though 6 AM.

&&

FEW....Few=Less than 4 strikes per hour
OCNL...Occasional=4-15 strikes per hour
FRQ....Frequent=16 to 60 strikes per hour
CONS...Continuous=More than 60 strikes per hour

$$

000
WWUS84 KEWX 270940
AWWSAT
TXC029-271145-

Airport Weather Warning for San Antonio International Airport
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
440 AM CDT Wed Oct 27 2021

...Airport Weather Warning for Lightning Within 5 Miles...

.Onset/End Times...
Now through 6:45 AM CDT

.Lightning Rates Expected...
OCNL

.Other Threats/Remarks...
Lightning expected primarily from 515 am through 615 am. Wind gusts in
excess of 35 knots also possible.

&&

FEW....Few=Less than 4 strikes per hour
OCNL...Occasional=4-15 strikes per hour
FRQ....Frequent=16 to 60 strikes per hour
CONS...Continuous=More than 60 strikes per hour

$$

Houston Center Weather Service Unit (CWSU)

The NWS Houston CWSU (ZHU) at the FAA Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) in Houston, TX is responsible for aviation weather forecasts for the airspace above South Texas, southern Louisiana, southern Mississippi, Southwest Alabama and the northwest Gulf of Mexico.

Aviation Weather Center (AWC)

The NWS Aviation Weather Center (AWC) in Kansas City, MO produces national forecasts such as AIRMETs and SIGMETs for the CONUS.

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