Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 121204
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
604 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.AVIATION...FOG AND STRATUS ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE MIXING OUT
AS THE MORNING PROGRESSES WITH VFR THEN PREVAILING. A COLD FRONT
WILL SLIP ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON WITH ANY CLOUDS
DIMINISHING IN ITS WAKE WHILE WINDS TREND BECOME LIGHT NORTHERLY.
LIMITED MOISTURE WILL KEEP ANY CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY FROM FORMING.

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 433 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016/

DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF DENSE FOG ALONG THE I-10 CORRIDOR THIS MORNING WITH
PATCHY FOG ELSEWHERE. THIS WILL BURN OFF QUICKLY AS THE SUN
BEGINS TO RISE. TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE BACK INTO THE 70S UNDER
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS. BUT A CHANGE IS ON THE
WAY AS ANOTHER DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH LATE TODAY. WINDS
WILL KICK AROUND TO THE NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT.

A COOLER START TO TOMORROW AS COLD AIR ADVECTS BACK INTO THE
REGION OVERNIGHT. THIS LATEST FRONT WILL USHER IN A COOLER AND
DRIER WEEKEND... GREAT FOR HAVING SOME FUN OUTSIDE.

WE ARE IN A PROGRESSIVE PATTERN IN THE ATMOSPHERE AT THIS TIME.
THIS WILL MEAN ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY. THIS NEXT
FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BACK INTO THE
FORECAST. THIS FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH FAST AND RAINFALL
TOTALS WILL BE LESS THAN 1/2 INCH. WINDS TO PICKUP OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS AND A SMALL CRAFT IS EXPECTED TO BE POSTED ON LATE
MONDAY. OTHERWISE... DRY AND COOL THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  72  41  56  34 /   0   0   0   0
LCH  74  46  62  41 /   0   0   0  10
LFT  74  46  61  41 /   0  10   0   0
BPT  76  51  63  44 /   0  10  10  10

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING FOR LAZ030>033-
     041>045.

TX...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING FOR TXZ201-215-
     216-261-262.

GM...NONE.
&&

$$


AVIATION...23



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