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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
518 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80   1257 PM  88    1958  80      0       73
  MINIMUM         60    340 AM  37    1910  61     -1       53
  AVERAGE         70                        70      0       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          5.08 1953   0.12  -0.12     0.25
  MONTH TO DATE    0.81                      2.62  -1.81     4.63
  SINCE MAR 1      2.88                      6.28  -3.40     6.80
  SINCE JAN 1      9.67                     14.97  -5.30    23.39

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.1                       0.1    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        2
  MONTH TO DATE   49                        43      6       60
  SINCE MAR 1    299                       205     94      273
  SINCE JUL 1   1950                      1487    463     1242

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         6     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   79                        99    -20       81
  SINCE MAR 1     92                       148    -56      112
  SINCE JAN 1    107                       171    -64      142
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     54          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   80        89      1999
                                             1908
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        33      1910


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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