Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 291130
AFDLCH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
630 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
FOR THE 29/12Z TAF ISSUANCE.

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.AVIATION...
SOME PATCHY FOG AND LOW STRATUS IS OBSERVED ACROSS THE FORECAST
AREA...WITH KAEX EXPERIENCING IFR CONDITIONS...AND KLFT/KARA MVFR.
EXPECT THESE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TO VFR BY 29/15Z AS WINDS
INCREASE AND DAYTIME HEATING BEGINS. AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO
MOVE OFF TO THE EAST AND LOW PRESSURE FORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS...SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER 29/17Z AND BECOME
GUSTY. SUSTAINED WINDS WILL BE NEAR 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OVER 20
KNOTS. THESE WINDS WILL DECREASE AFTER SUNSET...WITH AGAIN THE
POSSIBILITY OF MAINLY MVFR VISIBILITIES AND CEILINGS FROM PATCHY
FOG AND LOW CLOUDS BEGINNING BETWEEN 30/06Z AND 30/09Z.

RUA

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.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 502 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015/

SYNOPSIS...RETURN FLOW MOISTURE IS MOVING INTO THE AREA FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS OVER THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. RAIN
CHANCES INCREASE TUESDAY INTO THURSDAY AS THE GULF MOISTURE
DEEPENS. PRECIP SHOULD END FROM THE WEST AS A WEAK TROF PASSES
EARLY THURSDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS
INTO LATE FRIDAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT COULD PRODUCE A FEW SHOWERS
EARLY SATURDAY ALONG WITH SOME COOLER TEMPS.

DISCUSSION...SUNNY SKIES TODAY WITH AN ONSHORE FLOW KEEPING TEMPS
CLOSER TO SEASONAL NORMS OVER THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND SOUTHWEST
LOUISIANA. ELSEWHERE THE UPPER 70S CAN BE EXPECTED AWAY FROM THE
GULF INFLUENCE. PATCHY LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING FOG SHOULD
FORM OVER THE AREA TNITE INTO MONDAY. RAIN CHANCES BEGIN TO RAMP
UP TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY AS AVAILABLE GULF MOISTURE INCREASES
FROM A STEADY FETCH OUT OF THE WESTERN GULF AS HIGH PRESSURE
REMAINS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES.

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.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  79  59  78  59 /  10  10  20  10
LCH  76  62  77  62 /  10  10  10  10
LFT  79  60  79  61 /  10  10  20  10
BPT  77  62  77  62 /  10  10  10  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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