Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1149 PM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

.AVIATION...
CEILINGS ARE EXPECTED TO LOWER INTO THE MVFR TO IFR CATEGORIES AT MOST
TAF LOCATIONS THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS SUNDAY. KGPT HAS HAD
LIFR CEILINGS OFF AND ON THROUGH THE EVENING...AND THAT WILL
LIKELY CONTINUE THERE THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING. AREAS OF
FOG...PRIMARILY IN THE 3-5 MILE RANGE...WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...
ALTHOUGH LOCALLY LOWER VSBYS MAY BE OBSERVED ESPECIALLY AT THE
TERMINALS NEAR WATER. SOME SHOWERS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
OVERNIGHT...BUT MAINLY AT THE KMCB AND KBTR TERMINALS. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE INTO THE MVFR TO VFR CATEGORIES DURING THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON HOURS SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MAKE
ITS WAY SOUTH ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA DURING THE DAY SUNDAY AND
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. 11

&&


.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MCB  58  65  36  41 /  70  50  60  60
BTR  60  70  40  44 /  50  40  50  60
ASD  58  73  44  49 /  40  30  40  50
MSY  59  72  46  49 /  30  30  40  50
GPT  57  70  44  50 /  30  30  40  50
PQL  58  72  44  50 /  30  30  40  50

&&

.LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM SUNDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM
     20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER
     ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI
     RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...AND COASTAL WATERS FROM THE
     SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON
     FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

MS...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 6 AM SUNDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES:
     COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM
     20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER
     ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI
     RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM...AND COASTAL WATERS FROM THE
     SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON
     FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

&&

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