Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 302332
AFDLCH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
632 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.AVIATION UPDATE...REGARDING 00Z TAF ISSUANCE. CONVECTION
CONTINUES TO DIMINISH ACROSS THE AREA. WILL HOWEVER MAINTAIN VCSH
AT ALL TERMINALS THROUGH THE FORECAST AS ABUNDANT TROPICAL
MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA.

&&

MARCOTTE


&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 358 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014/

DISCUSSION...
A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IS CONTINUING
TO FALL ACROSS SOUTHERN LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS. THIS HAS
PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS ABOVE SEVEN INCHES IN SOME LOCATIONS IN
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA WITH FLOODING ISSUES IN CALCASIEU PARISH
TODAY. THE OTHER RESULT HAS SEEN TEMPS REMAINING IN THE 70S.

WILL CONTINUE THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH MIDNIGHT AS STORMS
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST. STORM DEVELOPMENT
IS GETTING DRIVEN BY MOISTURE GETTING FORCED BETWEEN TO AREAS OF
HIGH PRESSURE WITH A WEAKNESS BETWEEN THEM ALLOWING FOR STORM
DEVELOPMENT. DEW POINTS ARE IN THE LOW TO MID 70S AND THIS WILL BE
THE OVERNIGHT LOWS.

CHANCES FOR RAINS WILL DIMINISH A BIT ON SUNDAY AS THE MOISTURE
STREAM LIFTS NORTHWARD AND INTO NE TX AND NRN LA. TEMPS ARE
EXPECTED INTO THE UPPER 80S. THE MOISTURE STREAM WILL THIN ON
MONDAY INTO TUESDAY WITH A RETURN OF A MORE TYPICAL SUMMERTIME
PATTERN WHICH WILL SEE AFTN STORMS AND TEMPS NEAR 90. RAINS LOOK
TO FINALLY END TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  75  90  77  91  76 /  50  40  10  30  10
KBPT  75  89  77  92  77 /  50  50  10  30  10
KAEX  73  91  72  93  74 /  40  40  10  30  10
KLFT  75  91  77  92  76 /  60  30  10  30  10

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: ACADIA...ALLEN...AVOYELLES...BEAUREGARD...
     CALCASIEU...EAST CAMERON...EVANGELINE...IBERIA...JEFFERSON
     DAVIS...LAFAYETTE...LOWER ST. MARTIN...RAPIDES...ST.
     LANDRY...ST. MARY...UPPER ST. MARTIN...VERMILION...VERNON...
     WEST CAMERON.

TX...FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: JEFFERSON...ORANGE.

GM...NONE.
&&

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