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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Lake Charles la
328 am CDT Fri Oct 28 2016

Discussion...radar depicting just a few showers over the coastal
waters. Satellite showing clear skies inland. A few sites
reporting light fog and this should increase as the night
progresses. This as clear skies are maintained and winds remain
light to calm.

Dry weather pattern to hold into the coming new week with
temperatures remaining above the norm. Active weather will remain
confined to the Gulf waters associated with a broad westward
tracking trof/low. Inland area will remain within fair weather
pattern and strong subsidence as south conus ridge expands
eastward into the lower Mississippi Valley.

Continuing to hold off on any rain mention until Tuesday when high
pressure aloft shifts east of the region and Gulf moisture begins
to stream northward. European model (ecmwf) more eastward with associated moisture
plume bringing the forecast area our best rain chance. GFS
continues to keep US generally dry with deeper moisture staying
west of the region.


Marine...high pressure ridging across the southeast conus and
adjacent Gulf waters will maintain a moderate and long fetch easterly
flow. Somewhat elevated seas can be expected.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
aex 85 57 86 57 / 0 0 0 0
lch 85 63 85 62 / 0 0 0 0
lft 85 62 86 62 / 0 0 0 0
bpt 84 64 85 63 / 0 0 0 0


Lch watches/warnings/advisories...



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