Spot Forecast Request
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A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A PRESCRIBED FIRE
NAMED "CPT G-14NE"

           PRIORITY:  IMMEDIATE
               DATE:  1/26/15
               TIME:  1800
       PROJECT NAME:  CPT G-14NE
       PROJECT TYPE:  PRESCRIBED
  REQUESTING AGENCY:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
REQUESTING OFFICIAL:  Scott Saucier
     REQUEST REASON:  IAMS
                FAX:  (228) 497-9612
    EMERGENCY PHONE:  (228) 219-3937
           LOCATION:
              STATE:
               DLAT:   30.42771
               DLON:    88.66986
           EXPOSURE:  flat
          FUEL TYPE:  grass, shrub, timber
         SHELTERING:  PARTIAL
   BOTTOM ELEVATION:  15
      TOP ELEVATION:  30
       SIZE (ACRES):  200

WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
SHCM6 ELEV=25 TIME=1551 WIND=NNW@6G15 T=60 TW=47 RH=33 TD= N/A
TS629 ELEV=125 TIME=1546 WIND=NW@3G12 T=64 TW=49 RH=30 TD= N/A
KPQL ELEV=16 TIME=1553 WIND=NNW@7 T=61 TW=47 RH=33 TD= CLEAR
GRBM6 ELEV=7 TIME=1525 WIND=NNW@9G20 T=61 TW=46 RH=29 TD= N/A

...REMARKS...
We are requesting this Spot Forecast in support of planning for a
possible prescribed  burn tomorrow.

Please set up the data table so it begins at 6pm tonight, and covers
the forecast periods Tonight/Tomorrow/Tomorrow Night.

Please report forecast elements in 1-hour increments.

MAIN CONCERN: I-10 is just north of the burn unit.

NWS PRODUCTS CONSULTED:

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1241 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

Point Forecast: 3 Miles SW Martin Bluff MS, 30.42N 88.67W, Last
Update: 2:18 pm CST Jan 26, 2015

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S MS AND SE LA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
241 PM CST MON JAN 26 2015

POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
427 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

QUESTIONS:

1. Please include a Fog Potential Statement for tonight, tomorrow
morning, tomorrow night, and Wednesday morning.

2. According to the PointAndClick Forecast, 20-ft wind speeds will be
around 7-8mph tomorrow.  With moderate winds like that and
temperatures in the 60s, what are the chances of a seabreeze
occurring  If so, please specify timing, direction, and highest
gusts.  We need to know if there is any possibility of southerly
winds, due to the proximity to I-10.

3. According to PointAndClick Forecast, wind speed should remain
above 5mph Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.  Please confirm this is
correct.

4. RH forecast error at KPQL today was 19 percentage points at 6am
and 13 percentage points at 3pm.  According to this afternoons Fire
Weather Forecast, RH could drop as low as 35 tomorrow.  What are the
chances of RH dropping below 28 at our location tomorrow, and if so,
during what timeframe

RAWS LOCATIONS:

SHCM6 2 miles NNE
TS629 14 miles NNW
KPQL 9 miles ENE
GRBM6 15 miles E

...WEATHER PARAMETERS REQUESTED...
          SKY / WEATHER: 1,1,1
            TEMPERATURE: 1,1,1
      RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 1,1,1
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION: 1,1,1
          MIXING HEIGHT: 1,1,1
        TRANSPORT WINDS: 1,1,1
           20 FOOT WIND: 1,1,1

SITE:  LIX
OFILE:  20150126.CPTG1.01
TIMEZONE:  CST6CDT



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