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National Weather Service Lake Charles la
602 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017 and dry high pressure will advance over and east
of the forecast area overnight. Winds will transition from north
to east and finally southeast on Sunday. Low level moisture will
be on the increase through the day with a return of stratocu and
cu. VFR ahead.


Previous discussion... /issued 354 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017/

clear skies today has seen temps rise into the upper 60s to
lwr 70s on north winds... although the dew points have hovered
in the upper 20s most of the day. High pressure that brought this
weather is exiting off to the east attm and looks to move off the
mid-Atlantic states by tomorrow evening. Clear skies and light
north winds tonight will allow for excellent radiational cooling
with temperatures falling into the 40s.

Tomorrow will see a rapid change in the weather as winds swing
around to the southeast. Moisture will spill back into the region
and surge northward into the central US. As a result skies
becoming partly cloudy during the afternoon hours as temperatures
again return to the 70s. Look for scattered showers and
thunderstorms during the late evening hours with chances for
storms increasing into the overnight hours. Storms to continue
into Monday. The main player supporting storms will be a series
of shortwaves that will transit the region.

Weak ridging aloft on Tuesday will diminish the chances for
showers but we are in a progressive weather pattern. Which will
see another cold front moving back down and through on Wednesday
afternoon timeframe. Showers and thunderstorms will again develop
out ahead of the next front. Afterwards drier and cooler air will
become establish through the rest of the week.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
aex 37 71 60 77 / 0 10 60 60
lch 42 71 64 77 / 0 10 50 60
lft 42 72 63 78 / 0 10 50 60
bpt 47 72 66 79 / 0 10 50 50


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