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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1126 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.AVIATION...
IFR CONDITIONS PREVAILED AT EACH OF THE TERMINAL LATE THIS MORNING
DUE TO LOW CEILINGS. VIS SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWED THE LOW CLOUDS
WERE BEGINNING TO ERODE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI WITH
BREAKS NOW BEING OBSERVED IN EXTREME SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI. THE
LOW CEILINGS WILL LIKELY SCATTER OUT AT KMCB BY 20Z AND COULD
POSSIBLY DO THE SAME AT KBTR THIS AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...THE
CLOUDS WILL LIKELY HANG IN...ALTHOUGH CEILINGS WILL IMPROVE INTO
THE MVFR CATEGORY. LOWER CEILINGS WILL DEVELOP AGAIN TONIGHT AFTER
06Z AND PERSIST INTO SUNDAY MORNING WITH IFR TO LIFR CONDITIONS
FORECAST. 11

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MCB  56  39  61  45 /  10  10  10  10
BTR  59  43  64  48 /  10  10  20  20
ASD  57  44  62  48 /  20  20  30  20
MSY  57  50  62  53 /  20  20  30  20
GPT  56  47  62  51 /  20  30  30  30
PQL  57  45  63  48 /  30  30  30  30

&&

.LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 3 PM SATURDAY 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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS
     FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO
     THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE
     BORGNE...AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

MS...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 3 PM SATURDAY 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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS
     FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO
     THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE
     BORGNE...AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

&&

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