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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1132 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

.AVIATION...

...06Z AVIATION DISCUSSION...

ANOTHER ROUND OF LOW STRATUS AND FOG WILL IMPACT THE TERMINALS
THROUGH AROUND 15-16Z IN THE MORNING. AS A RESULT...PREVAILING
LIFR AND VLIFR RESTRICTIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE
HALF MILE OR LESS AND CEILINGS BELOW 300 FEET. SOME MIXING OF THE
BOUNDARY LAYER WILL OCCUR AFTER 16Z...ALLOWING FOR MVFR
VISIBILITIES AND IFR CEILINGS AROUND 800-1000 FEET TO DEVELOP.
CONDITIONS WILL FURTHER IMPROVE TO AROUND 1500 TO 2500 FEET BY
20Z...RESULTING IN PREVAILING MVFR CONDITIONS THROUGH AROUND 03Z.
AFTER 03Z...CONDITIONS ONCE AGAIN LOOK FAVORABLE FOR LOW STRATUS
AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO REFORM OVER ALL OF THE TERMINALS.  32

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MCB  61  75  65  76 /  30  30  30  50
BTR  61  77  65  76 /  30  30  30  50
ASD  60  76  62  78 /  30  20  20  40
MSY  62  77  65  78 /  30  20  20  40
GPT  59  72  61  73 /  30  20  20  40
PQL  57  73  60  73 /  30  20  20  40

&&

.LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     ASCENSION...ASSUMPTION...EAST BATON ROUGE...EAST
     FELICIANA...IBERVILLE...LIVINGSTON...LOWER
     JEFFERSON...LOWER LAFOURCHE...LOWER PLAQUEMINES...LOWER ST.
     BERNARD...LOWER TERREBONNE...NORTHERN
     TANGIPAHOA...ORLEANS...POINTE COUPEE...SOUTHERN
     TANGIPAHOA...ST. CHARLES...ST. HELENA...ST. JAMES...ST.
     JOHN THE BAPTIST...ST. TAMMANY...UPPER JEFFERSON...UPPER
     LAFOURCHE...UPPER PLAQUEMINES...UPPER ST. BERNARD...UPPER
     TERREBONNE...WASHINGTON...WEST BATON ROUGE...AND WEST
     FELICIANA.

GM...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     BRETON SOUND...CHANDELEUR SOUND...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO
     STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT
     FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL
     WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
     PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE BORGNE...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN
     AND LAKE MAUREPAS...AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

MS...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     AMITE...HANCOCK...HARRISON...JACKSON...PEARL
     RIVER...PIKE...WALTHALL...AND WILKINSON.

GM...DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     BRETON SOUND...CHANDELEUR SOUND...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO
     STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT
     FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL
     WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
     PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE BORGNE...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN
     AND LAKE MAUREPAS...AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

&&

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