Lake Charles, LA (70605)

5:02 PM CDT on August 31, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elevation: 26 ft
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Elev 26 ft 30.15 °N, 93.23 °W | Updated 8 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
82.5 °F
Feels Like 90 °F
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2.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 5.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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6:49 AM 7:36 PM
Waning Gibbous, 93% visible
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 90 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 6.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLCH 312153Z 13006KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP176 T02830228
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 90 °F
Dew Point 75 °F
Humidity 79%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 4 out of 12
Pollen 6.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KLCH 312153Z 13006KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP176 T02830228

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Special Statement
Statement as of 1:07 PM CDT on August 31, 2015

... Tropical funnel clouds possible...

At 100 PM... the National Weather Service received a report of a
funnel cloud in the vicinity of Iowa in eastern Calcasieu Parish.

A very moist and unstable tropical airmass is in place across the
area. Meanwhile... the vertical wind profile over the area is light
and variable. These conditions are favorable for the development
of tropical funnel clouds... especially where rain cooled
boundaries... known as outflow boundaries... and the seabreeze
collide.

These tropical funnel clouds are usually short-lived and do not
reach the ground. If The Funnel cloud becomes more severe and
reaches the ground... minor damage may occur... and a Tornado
Warning will likely be issued.

Stay tuned for later statements and updates on this weather
situation.


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107 PM CDT Mon Aug 31 2015

... Tropical funnel clouds possible...

At 100 PM... the National Weather Service received a report of a
funnel cloud in the vicinity of Iowa in eastern Calcasieu Parish.

A very moist and unstable tropical airmass is in place across the
area. Meanwhile... the vertical wind profile over the area is light
and variable. These conditions are favorable for the development
of tropical funnel clouds... especially where rain cooled
boundaries... known as outflow boundaries... and the seabreeze
collide.

These tropical funnel clouds are usually short-lived and do not
reach the ground. If The Funnel cloud becomes more severe and
reaches the ground... minor damage may occur... and a Tornado
Warning will likely be issued.

Stay tuned for later statements and updates on this weather
situation.


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