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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Lake Charles la
443 PM CDT Monday Aug 3 2015

Discussion...satellite imagery depicting scattered cumulus about the
inland area. Radar showing scattered shower and thunderstorm
activity well offshore. Surface analysis suggesting old dewpoint
boundary now edging inland. Accordingly...a strong moisture
gradient in place over the forecast area with dewpoints ranging
from the middle 70s over Acadiana...into the upper 50s to low 60s
into central Louisiana and interior southeast Texas. Latest hrrr
indicating boundary will punch through the region during the
evening hours. and humid wording will be returning to
the vocabulary for daytime highs...warm and muggy for the

Overall... moisture profiles maintain considerable dry middle and
upper levels through the week. This as a northerly flow continues
in this region between amplifying west Continental U.S. Ridge...and
persistent east Continental U.S. Trough. Thus maintaining no more than low end
probability of precipitation area-wide.


Marine...a weak onshore flow and low seas can be expected through
the week as high pressure becomes reestablished over the
northwest Gulf.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
aex 73 96 75 95 / 10 20 10 20
lch 76 94 78 94 / 10 20 10 20
lft 76 94 77 94 / 10 30 10 30
bpt 75 95 77 94 / 10 20 10 20


Lch watches/warnings/advisories...



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