Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 292333
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
633 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.UPDATE...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NOW PRIMARILY
OVER THE NEAR COASTAL WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND AS THE
NIGHT PROGRESSES. THIS ACTIVITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF ADVANCING NORTHWARD. INITIAL VFR
CEILINGS ARE EXPECTED TO SLIP DOWN WITHIN MVFR.

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MARCOTTE


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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 411 PM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014/

DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS HAVE DROPPED RAINS ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF SE TX AND
SRN LA TODAY...GENERALLY LESS THAN 1/2 INCH MOST LOCATIONS. THIS
HAS HELP TO KEEP TEMPERATURES IN THE 80S. RAINS ARE FROM A LOW
OFF OF BRO THAT HAS BEEN DRAGGING MOISTURE NORTHWARD. THIS
PATTERN WILL CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS WITH ADDITIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TAP. TEMPS WILL FALL INTO THE MID 70S
MOST LOCATIONS BUT A FEW LOCATIONS MAY SEE LOWER 70S WITH RAIN
COOLED AIR.

TOMORROW WILL SEE ANOTHER SURGE OF MOISTURE INTO THE REGION FROM
THE GULF AND RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE AND TEMPS ARE EXPECTED
BACK INTO THE 80S ONCE AGAIN. RAINFALL TOTALS EXPECTED AROUND ONE
TO TWO INCHES WITH ISOLATED LOCATIONS GETTING THREE TO FOUR
INCHES. THE MOISTURE AXIS WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY BUT RAIN
CHANCES WILL TAPER OFF A BIT... BUT BY MONDAY HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE EAST AND THIS WILL BEGIN TO SHUT OFF OUR PRECIP.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  74  85  75  89  76 /  90  90  50  40  10
KBPT  74  87  76  90  76 /  80  80  50  40  10
KAEX  73  84  72  89  73 /  70  90  50  40  10
KLFT  75  84  75  90  76 /  90  90  50  40  10

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH
     ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY
     TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER
     ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA OUT 20 NM...
     WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL
     CITY LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

&&

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