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Spot Forecast for De Soto 7255...USFS
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
734 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

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with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Onshore flow will persist through this weekend. This will keep
moisture levels high along with enhancing rain chances. A cold
front will slide through Sunday into Monday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely
                    through the day. Thunderstorms likely in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of pcpn......60 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........67 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph early
                    in the morning. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms late in the
                    morning. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-1600 ft AGL increasing to 3100 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height (m)...183-488 meters AGL increasing to 945 meters AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 to 15 mph shifting to the south
                    around 16 mph late in the afternoon.
Transport winds m/s.Southeast 3 to 7 meters/second shifting to the
                    south around 7 meters/second late in the
                    afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Rainfall amount.....0.22 inches.

TIME (CST)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........83     83     81     73     69
Weather cov.....CHANCE CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........       S CHC  LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
Chc of pcpn (%).40     50     60     60     60
Temp............72     78     80     79     77
RH..............84     71     67     69     69
20 FT wind dir..ESE    SE     SE     SSE    SSE
20 FT wind spd..4      4      5      6      5
20 FT wind gust.10     10     10     15     10
Mix hgt (ft)....600    1600   3100   3100   3100
Mix hgt (m).....180    490    940    940    940
Transp wind dir.SE     SE     SSE    SSE    SSE
Transp wind spd.6      10     15     15     16
Trans wind dir..SE     SE     SSE    SSE    SSE
Trans spd (m/s).3      4      7      7      7
LVORI...........4      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 68.
Max humidity........97 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light, then becoming southeast around
                    5 mph after midnight becoming light. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......800-1100 ft AGL.
Mixing height (m)...244-335 meters AGL.
Transport winds.....South 12 to 13 mph.
Transport winds m/s.South 5 to 6 meters/second.
LVORI...............5.
Rainfall amount.....0.04 inches.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........73     79     83     83     76     71
Weather cov.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
Chc of pcpn (%).50     50     50     50     50     50
Temp............73     71     70     70     70     69
RH..............81     87     90     90     90     93
20 FT wind dir..SE     SE     SE     SSE    SSE    SSE
20 FT wind spd..5      4      3      4      3      3
20 FT wind gust.10     10     5      10     5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....1100   1100   900    900    900    800
Mix hgt (m).....340    340    270    270    270    240
Transp wind dir.SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE
Transp wind spd.13     13     12     12     12     12
Trans wind dir..SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE    SSE
Trans spd (m/s).6      6      5      5      5      5
LVORI...........4      5      6      5      5      6

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
                    through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 82.
Min humidity........61 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 6 to 13 mph. Gusty
                    and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms
                    in the morning. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-2400 ft AGL increasing to 3000-3500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height (m)...213-732 meters AGL increasing to 914-1067
                    meters AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 9 to 17 mph increasing to 20 to 22 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Transport winds m/s.South 4 to 8 meters/second increasing to 9 to
                    10 meters/second in the afternoon.
LVORI...............4.
Rainfall amount.....0.04 inches.

TIME (CST)      6 AM         10 AM        2 PM
Sky (%).........69           70           70
Weather cov.....CHANCE       CHANCE       CHANCE
Weather type....RNSHWR       RNSHWR       RNSHWR
Tstm cov........CHANCE       CHANCE       S CHC
Chc of pcpn (%).30           30           30
Temp............68           79           81
RH..............97           67           63
20 FT wind dir..SSE          SSE          S
20 FT wind spd..3            6            10
20 FT wind gust.5            15           20
Mix hgt (ft)....700          2400         3500
Mix hgt (m).....210          730          1070
Transp wind dir.S            S            S
Transp wind spd.9            17           20
Trans wind dir..S            S            S
Trans spd (m/s).4            8            9
LVORI...........5            3            2

1. The potential for fog is not great however can not rule
   out patchy light to moderate fog tomorrow morning.

2. Light showers are already popping up to the west but
   rain will most likely hold off till afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...NWS NEW ORLEANS
Requested by...Jay Boykin
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802417.0/LIX
.EMAIL jayboykin@fs.fed.us


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