Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RANGE 42...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
301 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1450 CDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY...ALTHOUGH
DEWPOINTS/RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL GRADUALLY BE ON THE INCREASE AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST AND A WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW RETURNS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500-6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 2 TO 7 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........3   3   3   3
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........90  91  91  90
RH (%)..........34  33  31  34
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..2   3   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.E   E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.1   2   2   2
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.8 6.0 6.2 6.1
MIX HGT (KM)....1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  E   E
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   3   3   2
TRANS SPD (M/S).1   1   1   1
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
                    PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-6100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 2 TO 9 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........4   5   5   4   4   4   4   3   4   4   4   4
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........88  86  83  80  77  75  73  72  72  71  70  68
RH (%)..........38  42  46  51  56  60  66  68  68  71  73  78
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   SW  SW  W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   SW  SW  W   W   W
EYE LVL WND SPD.2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.1 6.0 4.2 2.4 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
MIX HGT (KM)....1.9 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.E   E   E   SE  S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD.2   3   3   5   6   7   8   8   9   9   9   9
TRANS SPD (M/S).1   1   1   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4
HAINES INDEX....3   4   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 1 TO 9 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........5   5   8   11  15  18  21  24  24  25  25  25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........67  68  72  78  84  87  89  90  91  92  92  91
RH (%)..........84  81  73  62  55  48  44  41  38  37  37  40
20 FT WIND DIR..W   NW  W   W   W   W   SW  SW  S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..2   2   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.W   NW  W   W   W   W   SW  SW  S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.1   1   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 2.0 3.6 5.3 5.8 6.4 6.9 7.1 7.3 7.5 7.2
MIX HGT (KM)....0.1 0.1 0.6 1.1 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.W   W   W   W   SW  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   8   8   6   5   3   2   1   1   1   2   2
TRANS SPD (M/S).4   4   4   3   2   1   1   0   0   0   1   1
HAINES INDEX....4   4   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$

FORECASTER...CARBONI
REQUESTED BY...MASCHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150828.RANGE.01/LCH


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