Scientific Forecaster Discussion
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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service New Orleans la
415 PM CST Sat Nov 16 2019
high pressure will build in over the forecast area through mid
week. Not much variability in the forecast this afternoon. Dry
conditions can be expected for the next several days. A general
warming trend is expected as temperatures warm each day through
Thursday under clear to partly cloud skies each day. We should
warm back into the 70s by mid week ahead of system expected to
move through late next week. Overnight lows will also moderate
some as we will be in the 30s tonight then back into the 40s by
Tuesday nigh and the 50s by Wednesday night. Overall, a very nice
several day stretch in store for the area.
VFR conditions are expected to prevail through Sunday. The
exception is at khum where a brief period of MVFR/IFR due to
patchy fog is forecast during the 12-13z period.
high pressure builds in. Light offshore flow is expected to
continue into the beginning of the week and then by Tuesday as
high pressure sits directly overhead winds should become light and
variable with weak onshore flow finally developing Tuesday night
dss code: green.
Decision support services (dss) code legend
green = no weather impacts that require action.
Blue = long-fused watch, warning, or advisory in effect or high
visibility event; marginal risk severe or excessive rain.
Yellow = heightened impacts with short-fused watch, warning or
advisory issuances; radar support for slight risk severe
or excessive rain.
Orange = high impacts; enhanced risk severe; nearby tropical
events; hazmat or other large episodes.
Red = full engagement for moderate to high risk of severe and/or
excessive rainfall, or direct tropical threats; events of
Preliminary point temps/pops...
mcb 34 63 38 62 / 0 0 0 0
btr 34 62 39 64 / 0 0 0 0
asd 36 64 39 64 / 0 0 0 0
msy 42 62 44 64 / 0 0 0 0
gpt 39 63 41 62 / 0 0 0 0
pql 39 66 39 65 / 0 0 0 0