Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 210454
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1154 PM CDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.AVIATION...

Surface observations and GOES-16 satellite imagery indicates MVFR
stratus developing across the Gulf Coast with prevailing ceilings
across SE Texas and TEMPO ceilings further east into SW Louisiana.
The stratus is expected to expand eastward with all TAF sites
having MVFR ceilings in the early morning hours. VCSH are
expected to develop by mid-morning and continue into the afternoon
hours while ceilings gradually improve from MVFR to VFR. Light
easterly winds overnight should shift to southeasterly and
increase to around 10 knots during the day.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  81  65  85  70 /  20  20  60  40
LCH  81  69  85  73 /  30  30  40  30
LFT  84  68  85  72 /  20  20  60  30
BPT  79  70  84  73 /  60  50  40  30

&&

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

$$


AVIATION...26



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