Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-271615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE AHEAD OF A FRONT THAT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL REMAIN HIGH
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AND FOG WILL BECOME AN ISSUE ACROSS THE NEAR
SHORE WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MID
WEEK WITH ANOTHER GULF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING BY NEW YEARS DAY.


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GMZ430-271615-
SABINE LAKE-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ432-271615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ435-271615-
VERMILION BAY-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ450-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ452-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ455-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ470-271615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ472-271615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ475-271615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
957 PM CST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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