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FXUS64 KLCH 241144
AFDLCH

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
544 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014

.AVIATION UPDATE...REGARDING 12Z TAF ISSUANCE. OUR LATEST COLD
FRONT HAS ADVANCED ACROSS THE REGION OVERNIGHT AND IS CURRENTLY EXITING
LOWER ACADIANA. SHARPLY DRIER AIR OVERSPREADING THE FORECAST AREA
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL YIELD CLEAR SKIES THROUGHOUT THIS TAF
PACKAGE. MODERATE NORTHERLIES CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY...RAPIDLY
DIMINISHING TOWARD SUNSET.

&&

MARCOTTE


&&

.PREV DISCUSSION... /ISSUED 431 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014/

DISCUSSION...
THE LATEST DRY COLD FRONT HAS SLIPPED THROUGH LAKE CHARLES THIS
MORNING WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ON NORTHWEST WINDS. THE FRONT
WILL EXIT THE SOUTH CENTRAL LOUSIANA COAST BEFORE THE NOON HOUR.
THIS LATEST FRONT WILL PULL AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES BACK INTO THE
LOW TO MID 60S. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PICKUP OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY AND A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED FOR THE
OFFSHORE WATERS. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION HAS BEEN
POSTED ON AREA LAKES AND BAYS INCLUDING THE NEARSHORE WATERS.

MORE COOLER AIR IS ON THE WAY ON TUESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES
EXPECTED TO REMAIN ON THE COOLER SIDE THROUGH MIDWEEK. A WARM-UP
TAKES HOLD WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES BACK INTO THE 70S ON
THURSDAY WITH WINDS BECOMING LIGHT. RAINS LOOK TO HOLD OFF
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
KLCH  64  40  61  39  65 /  10  10  10  10  10
KBPT  64  40  62  40  66 /  10  10  10  10  10
KAEX  62  35  59  36  64 /  10  10  10  10  10
KLFT  64  40  59  38  64 /  10  10  10  10  10

&&

.LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
TX...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20
     TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20
     TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO
     INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THIS
     EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING ZONES: WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL
     CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM CAMERON
     LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...WATERS FROM LOWER
     ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL NOON CST TODAY FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: CALCASIEU LAKE...SABINE LAKE...VERMILION
     BAY.

     SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THE
     FOLLOWING ZONES: COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH
     ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY
     TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER
     ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA OUT 20 NM.

&&

$$








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