Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KLCH 200904
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
404 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SFC ANALYSIS CONTINUES TO SHOW HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE ACROSS THE N
GULF KEEPING A S TO SE FLOW ACROSS THE REGION. RADAR SHOWING ISO
SHRA ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. MOST OF THEM ARE DISSIPATING BY
THE TIME REACHING THE COAST.

WITH RICH MOISTURE CONTINUING IN PLACE...AFTERNOON HEATING (HIGHS
IN THE LOWER/MID 90S) ALONG WITH THE SEA BREEZE FRONT LIKELY TO SET
OFF SCT SHRA/TSRA DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ONCE AGAIN...WITH THE
BEST CHANCES ALONG AND NORTH OF THE I-10 CORRIDOR. PRECIP CHANCES
WILL DIMINISH BY SUNSET.

PRECIP CHANCES EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH THU AFTERNOON AND
ESPECIALLY FOR THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE IN THE MID/UPPER
LEVELS BUILDS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES. WITH THIS WILL COME
GRADUALLY INCREASING TEMPS...WITH LOWS IN THE MID/UPPER 70S...AND
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S COMMON...WITH MID/UPPER 90S EXPECTED NORHT OF
I-10 LATER IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

DML

&&

.MARINE...
HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD WEST ACROSS
THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR MAINLY LIGHT SOUTHERLY FLOW DURING THE DAYTIME...WITH A
SLIGHT INCREASE IN WIND SPEEDS TO MODERATE LEVELS AT NIGHT.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH MID WEEK...WITH WINDS AND SEAS LOCALLY HIGHER
NEAR THE STORMS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  91  78  93  77  93 /  40  20  30  10  20
KBPT  92  79  92  78  92 /  30  20  20  10  20
KAEX  95  75  95  75  96 /  40  20  30  10  20
KLFT  92  77  93  76  93 /  40  20  30  10  20

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
TX...NONE.
GM...NONE.
&&

$$






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