Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DURALDE PRAIRIE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
604 AM CDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
...DRY CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST TODAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE OVER THE REGION...

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
                    LIGHT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3800-5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........2   2   3   3   3   3   3   2
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........68  72  75  77  78  79  79  77
RH (%)..........68  57  52  47  45  44  44  48
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.3   3   3   3   3   3   3   2
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.8 2.9 4.0 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.5 3.8
MIX HGT (KM)....0.5 0.9 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  N   N   N   N
TRANSP WIND SPD.10  10  9   8   8   8   7   6
TRANS SPD (M/S).4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 1 TO 3 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........2   2   2   3   3   4   4   5   6   7   8   9
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........74  70  66  64  62  61  60  59  59  58  58  57
RH (%)..........53  63  75  81  90  90  90  90  90  90  90  93
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
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
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
MIX HGT (KM)....0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.N   N   NW  NW  W   NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   2   1   1   1   1   2   2   2   2   2   2
TRANS SPD (M/S).1   1   0   0   0   0   1   1   1   1   1   1

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3500-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 5 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........10  11  11  12  12  18  25  31  32  32  33  30
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........57  56  59  64  69  73  76  79  80  81  81  79
RH (%)..........90  93  90  84  76  64  54  47  45  44  44  49
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.1   1   1   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)...0.1 0.1 1.3 2.5 3.7 4.1 4.6 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.5
MIX HGT (KM)....0.1 0.1 0.4 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   3   3   5   5   5   3   3   3   5   5   3
TRANS SPD (M/S).1   1   1   2   2   2   1   1   1   2   2   1

$$

FORECASTER...HUMPHREY
REQUESTED BY...JON KING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160930.DURAL.01/LCH



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