Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46

000
FXUS64 KLCH 261713
AFDLCH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1213 PM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014

.AVIATION UPDATE...REGARDING 18Z TAF ISSUANCE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MAINTAIN CLEAR SKIES AND VFR THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WITH LOW LEVELS MOISTENING ON A RETURNING SOUTHERLY
FLOW...EXPECTING LATE NIGHT BR/FOG DEVELOPMENT. HAVE BEGUN WITH
LIGHT DEVELOPMENT TOWARD MIDNIGHT...WITH MVFR/IFR CONDITIONS TOWARD
SUNRISE. FOG WILL RAPIDLY DISSIPATE POST-SUNRISE WITH VFR
RETURNING UNDER CLEAR SKIES.

&&

MARCOTTE


&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 946 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014/

UPDATE...
THE FOG THAT DEVELOPED EARLIER HAS BURNED OFF...SO DID A QUICK
UPDATE TO THE GRIDS AND ZONES TO REMOVE FOG WORDING. REMAINDER OF
THE FORECAST IS UNCHANGED AT THIS POINT. PLENTY OF SUNSHINE AND
WARM TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

RUA

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 702 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014/

DISCUSSION...
FOR 12Z TAF ISSUANCE.

AVIATION...
AREAS OF FOG DEVELOPED OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE REGION...AND
RESTRICTIONS TO VISIBILITY HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO MOST OF THE
SITES AS A RESULT. ALL FOG SHOULD LIFT IN THE NEXT HOUR OR
SO...LEAVING BEHIND A VFR DAY PER ALL THE DRY AIR NOTED IN
FORECAST TIME-HEIGHT SECTIONS/SOUNDINGS. MAINLY LIGHT SRLY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH SFC HIGH SLIPPING JUST EAST OF THE
FORECAST AREA. WITH REASONABLE BOUNDARY LAYER MOISTURE NOTED HAVE
INSERTED MVFR VISIBILITIES AGAIN TONIGHT WHICH LATER ISSUANCES CAN
REFINE.

25

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 330 AM CDT SUN OCT 26 2014/

DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED JUST OFF THE CAMERON
PARISH COAST THIS MORNING CAUSING A LIGHT CLOCKWISE FLOW ACROSS
THE REGION. THIS RIDGE WILL SLOWLY SLIP EAST TO NORTHEAST THROUGH
TODAY AND REACH THE MID ATLANTIC COAST BY MONDAY MORNING. AS THE
HIGH MOVES EAST OF THE AREA TODAY AND MONDAY AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE MOISTURE AND WARM TEMPS... MAINLY THE LOWS
THROUGH EARLY WEEK. THE SOUTH FLOW WILL INCREASE MON AND TUE AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE PLAINS SOMEWHAT TIGHTENING THE GRADIENT
LOCALLY. THE SURFACE LOW IN THE PLAINS WILL LIFT NE AND ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES TUE AND TUE NIGHT WITH THE ASSOCIATED SHORT WAVE
BREAKING DOWN THE UPPER RIDGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF COAST. THIS
WILL ALLOW A COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE AREA WED. WITH THE FRONT
IN THE VICINITY AND MULTIPLE SHORTWAVES MOVING ACROSS THE AREA
DURING MID WEEK AT LEAST ISOLD SHOWERS AN STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
BEFORE THE REGION DRIES OUT AND COOLS OFF AGAIN BY HALLOWEEN AND
THE WEEKEND.

MARINE...THE LIGHT AND VRB FLOW THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY
BECOME ONSHORE TODAY. A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL REMAIN
IN PLACE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS WED WITH A MODERATE OFF SHORE FLOW POSSIBLE LATE
WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  84  61  83  67  84 /   0   0  10  10  20
KBPT  85  64  84  68  84 /   0   0  10  10  20
KAEX  86  57  84  64  83 /   0   0   0  10  20
KLFT  85  60  83  66  84 /   0   0  10  10  20

&&

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

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.