Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
627 PM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FOR THE 02/00Z TAF ISSUANCE.

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.AVIATION...
A FEW SMALL SHOWERS OVER THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN SHOULD CONTINUE TO
DISSIPATE AND NOT IMPACT ANY TAF SITE. SOME LIGHT SHALLOW PATCHY
FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR TAF SITES OVER LOWER ACADIANA DURING THE
LATE NIGHT TOWARD SUNRISE. WILL PLACE A TEMPO GROUP FROM 02/09Z-
12Z FOR MVFR VISIBILITIES TO HANDLE THIS. AGAIN ON TUESDAY...DRIER
AIR IN THE MID LEVELS SHOULD SUPPRESS ANY CONVECTION WITH JUST
SOME SCATTERED FAIR WEATHER CU AND VFR CONDITIONS DURING THE DAY.

RUA

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 330 PM CDT MON JUN 1 2015/

DISCUSSION...
MID-AFTERNOON SFC ANALYSIS SHOWS OUR MEANDERING FRONTAL BOUNDARY
JUST EAST OF THE ATCHAFALAYA BASIN...WITH OTHERWISE HIGH PRESSURE
PROVIDING A DRIER NRLY LOW-LEVEL FLOW OVER THE FORECAST AREA.
WATER VAPOR IMAGERY SHOWS THE MID/UPPER-LEVEL TROF AXIS ALSO JUST
TO OUR EAST...PROVIDING A DRY NRLY FLOW ALOFT. COMBO OF ALL THIS
HAS JUST BEEN SOME FAIR WEATHER CU AND LITTLE ON RADAR THIS
AFTERNOON WITH ONLY ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED CONVECTION
DEVELOPING ALONG THE SEA BREEZE OVER MAINLY LOWER ACADIANA.

NOT MANY CHANGES TO THE INHERITED GRIDS/ZONES THIS AFTERNOON. MUCH
OF THE COMING WEEK LOOKS DRY AS ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE IS PROGGED TO
RUN A GOOD BIT LOWER THAN IT HAS OF LATE...ALONG WITH A LACK OF
GOOD FOCUS MECHANISMS PASSING ALOFT. CANNOT RULE OUT A STRAY
SHOWER OR STORM NEAR THE COAST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH
AFTERNOON SEA BREEZE DEVELOPMENT...BUT HAVE KEPT PRECIP MENTION
OUT OF THE FORECASTS FOR NOW AS COVERAGE JUST DOESN`T LOOK HIGH
ENOUGH TO WARRANT A MENTION. AS THE RIDGE ALOFT NUDGES EWD EXPECT
DAYTIME TEMPS TO CLIMB SLOWLY AS WELL...WITH HIGHS AROUND 90 FOR
MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA FOR LATE IN THE WEEK.

BY THE WEEKEND THE RIDGE IS PROGGED TO SLIP BACK WWD A BIT...
ALLOWING WEAK DISTURBANCES TO BEGIN ENCROACHING THE REGION. BEST
SHOT AT RAIN FOR THIS FORECAST PERIOD LOOKS TO BE SUNDAY AS THE
FIRST OF THESE IMPULSES CROSSES...WHILE THE SEA BREEZE ADDS A
LITTLE EXTRA PUNCH.

MARINE...
NOT MUCH WIND ON THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINING IN CONTROL.

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  65  87  66  88 /  10  10   0  10
LCH  67  89  69  88 /  10  10   0  10
LFT  69  88  69  88 /  10  10  10  10
BPT  67  89  69  88 /  10  10   0  10

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

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AVIATION...07


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