439  
FXUS64 KLCH 241749  
AFDLCH  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1149 AM CST SAT FEB 24 2018  
   
AVIATION
 
 
MVFR/VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON ACROSS THE  
REGION WITH SCT/BKN CUMULUS PREDOMINATELY FROM 2000-5000 FEET AGL.  
VCSH WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AT ALL TAF SITES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING HOURS. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED AT 15-20  
KNOTS SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 25-30 KNOTS THROUGH THE EVENING.  
 
WIND GUSTS WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE AROUND SUNSET BUT WINDS WILL  
REMAIN AT 10-15 KNOTS THROUGH THE EVENING. CEILINGS ARE EXPECTED  
TO DROP IFR IN THE EVENING AND VCSH WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD IN  
ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED  
TO ENTER THE REGION AFTER 06Z AND MOVE SE BRINGING -SHRA AND TEMPO  
TSRA DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  
 

 
   
PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
 
 
AEX 79 57 62 49 / 30 80 80 80  
LCH 80 65 69 57 / 20 90 80 80  
LFT 80 67 72 61 / 20 70 80 90  
BPT 80 64 69 55 / 20 90 80 70  
 

 
   
LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
LA...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR LAZ027>033-041>045-  
052>055-073-074.  
 
TX...WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR TXZ180-201-215-216-  
259>262.  
 
GM...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR GMZ450-452-  
455-470-472-475.  
 
SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR  
GMZ430-432-435.  
 

 
 

 
 
AVIATION...26  
 
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