Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 300418
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1118 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.AVIATION...NO MAJOR CHANGES TO PREVIOUS TAF PACKAGE. SATELLITE
IMAGERY/SURFACE OBS DEPICTING SOME STRATOCU DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE
AREA. EXPECTING THIS TREND TO CONTINUE AS LOW LEVEL JET
EXPANDS OVER THE REGION...YIELDING MVFR CLOUDINESS AS THE NIGHT
PROGRESSES. LOCAL VAD SHOWING 25 KT WIND AT 1K FT. LIFT/MIXING
SHOULD LIMIT ANY SIGNIFICANT FOG DEVELOPMENT.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 632 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

AVIATION...SCATTERED TO BROKEN CU IN THE PROCESS OF DISSIPATING
AS HEATING WANES. EXPECTING MVFR CLOUDINESS TO REDEVELOP OVERNIGHT
WITH A LOW LEVEL JET EXPANDING ACROSS THE AREA. BOUNDARY LAYER
WINDS SHOULD BE SUFFICIENT TO LIMIT ANT SIGNIFICANT FOG
DEVELOPMENT. LOW LEVEL CLOUDINESS WILL LINGER THROUGHOUT THE
MORNING BEFORE BREAKING OUT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 424 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

DISCUSSION...
TEMPERATURES A BIT WARMER TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO
NEAR 80. LOOKING FOR HIGHER DEW POINTS OVERNIGHT AS SOUTHERLY
WINDS DRAG IN WARMER GULF AIR INTO SE TX AND SRN LA. PATCHY
LIGHT FOG TO DEVELOP TOWARDS SUNRISE AS TEMPS FALL TOWARDS 60.

A FEW MORE CLOUDS TOMORROW WITH THE WARMING TREND CONTINUING INTO
THE WORK WEEK. RAINS LOOK TO HOLD OFF UNTIL MIDWEEK AS A FRONTAL
BNDRY DROPS DOWN AND INTO THE REGION. THIS NEXT FRONT LOOKS TO
MOVE THROUGH LATE FRIDAY. OTHERWISE... A QUIET WEATHER PATTERN
OVER THE REGION WITH AM FOG AND PTCLDY TO MSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
TOWARDS MIDWEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  59  79  59  81 /  10  10  10  10
LCH  62  79  61  79 /  10  10  10  10
LFT  61  81  61  81 /  10  10  10  10
BPT  63  80  62  79 /  10  10  10  10

&&

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

$$


AVIATION...23


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