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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
946 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.UPDATE...
LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER PLEASANT FALL WEATHER DAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
PREVAILING AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT. NO CHANGES TO THE FORECAST AT
THIS TIME.

RUA

&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 552 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014/ 

AVIATION...FG IS AFFECT KAEX AT THIS TIME, HOWEVER THE THIN FOG
WILL CLEAR AN HOUR OR TWO AFTER SUNRISE. VFR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED AREA WIDE THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY AND EVENING. PATCHY
FOG MAY DEVELOP TOWARD SUNDAY MORNING, HOWEVER CONFIDENCE IS TOO
LOW TO PUT INTO TAFS AT THIS TIME. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THROUGH THE
PERIOD. 

PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 307 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014/ 

DISCUSSION...
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL FRIDAY WE HAD WITH THE FISHING BEING ABSOLUTELY
A YAWNER OVER BIG LAKE. GUESS THAT MEANS I DON'T KNOW WHERE THE
FISH ARE. IF ANYBODY KNOWS...PLEASE FEEL FREE TO TELL ME WHERE
THE FISH ARE. I PROMISED MY WIFE FISH AND CAME HOME EMPTY HANDY.
SHE WAS NOT THRILLED TO EAT LEFT OVERS SINCE I HAD TO GO TO BED FOR
THE GRAVEYARD SHIFT. HOWEVER...FRIDAY AFTERNOON WAS BEAUTIFUL. :)

EARLY THIS SATURDAY MORNING TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO FALL INTO
THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S UNDER CLEAR SKIES AND CALM WINDS. HIGH
PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN ANCHORED
OVER THE REGION THROUGH SUNDAY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE LAND AREAS TODAY WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTH ON SUNDAY AS PRESSURE FALLS DEVELOP ACROSS THE CENTRAL
PLAINS INTO THE COLORADO ROCKIES AS THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM MOVES
INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS ON MONDAY.

SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL BRING IN AN ABUNDANCE OF LOW LEVEL MOISTURE ON
TUESDAY RESULTING IN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. THE NEXT COLD
FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTH ON WEDNESDAY AND MOVE INTO INTERIOR
SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA BY EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
THE FRONT SHOULD CONTINUE TO MIGRATE SOUTHWARD AND EXIT THE
COASTAL WATERS BY THURSDAY MORNING. WILL GENERALLY KEEP LOW POPS
IN THE FORECAST ALL THE WAY INTO THURSDAY WITH SCATTERED RAIN
EXITING THE COASTAL WATERS BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL NOT BE A
VERY STRONG SYSTEM FOR OUR AREA SO WE ARE JUST LOOKING FOR SOME
SCATTERED RAIN NEXT WEEK.

IN THE MEANTIME...AFTER A COOL START TO SATURDAY MORNING...WE
SHOULD BEGIN A SLOW WARM UP TODAY AND THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO
TUESDAY. ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND! 

MARINE...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD IN OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS WITH A LIGHT NORTHERLY WIND CONTINUING UNTIL LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AS THE SURFACE HIGH BEGINS TO SHIFT EAST INTO SUNDAY.
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL RETURN ON SUNDAY WITH WINDS SLOWLY INCREASING
THROUGH TUESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
WEDNESDAY.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  84  58  85  62  85 /   0   0   0   0  10 
KBPT  84  58  86  64  84 /   0   0   0   0  10 
KAEX  85  56  86  58  86 /   0   0   0   0  10 
KLFT  83  57  87  61  85 /   0   0   0   0  10 

&&

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

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