Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FXUS64 KLCH 162056
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
356 PM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Elongated area of high pressure extends from the New England
states south into Texas this afternoon. The pressure gradient
conts to relax and by this evening should lift off surface enough
to allow the Wind Advisory to expire. Temps acrs the area range in
the mid to upper 70s. Quite a difference from yesterday that saw
afternoon highs in the 90s.

The cold front has stalled over the central gulf this aftn with
storms contg in this area. Dew points are in the 40s with
afternoon RH values hanging around 30 percent. With clear skies
tonight looking for lows in the 40s acrs cntrl La and lakes region
in se Tx. The gradient will cont to relax ovrnght and w/ the
winds dropping in the cstl wtrs.

A dry week is in store with temperatures recovering on Wednesday
with a gradual warming trend into the weekend. Look for showers
over the weekend as an upper lvl low drops down and becomes cutoff
from the main flow.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AEX  44  77  48  81 /   0   0   0   0
LCH  51  78  53  83 /   0   0   0   0
LFT  49  78  54  83 /   0   0   0   0
BPT  52  78  55  83 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...Wind Advisory until 6 PM CDT this evening for LAZ041>045-052>055-
     073-074.

TX...Wind Advisory until 6 PM CDT this evening for TXZ215-216.

GM...Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM CDT Tuesday for GMZ430-432-435-
     450-452-455-470-472-475.

     Small Craft Exercise Caution Tuesday morning for GMZ430-432-435-
     450-452-455-470-472-475.

&&

$$

K. Kuyper



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