Spot Forecast Request
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A WILDFIRE
NAMED "Point O Pines"

           PRIORITY:  IMMEDIATE
               DATE:  2/14/16
               TIME:  0618
       PROJECT NAME:  Point O Pines
       PROJECT TYPE:  WILDFIRE
  REQUESTING AGENCY:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
REQUESTING OFFICIAL:  Sami Gray
     REQUEST REASON:  WILDFIRE
                FAX:  (228) 497-9612
    EMERGENCY PHONE:  (228) 219-3937
           LOCATION:
              STATE:
               DLAT:   30.388
               DLON:    88.44
           EXPOSURE:  Flat
          FUEL TYPE:  Grass-Shrub-Timber
         SHELTERING:  PARTIAL
   BOTTOM ELEVATION:  1
      TOP ELEVATION:  11
       SIZE (ACRES):  1200

WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
GRBM6 ELEV=7 TIME=0525 WIND=CALM T=38 TW=33 RH=60 TD= N/A
KPQL ELEV=16 TIME=0553 WIND=ENE@4 T=37 TW=33 RH=67 TD= CLEAR
SHCM6 ELEV=25 TIME=0551 WIND=ESE@1G4 T=37 TW=34 RH=73 TD= MOSTLY CLEAR
 ELEV= TIME= WIND= T= TW= RH= TD=

...REMARKS...
Please report Forecast Elements in one hour increments.

QUESTIONS:

1. Please include a Fog Potential Statement for tonight and tomorrow
morning, specifying Type of Fog and Areal Coverage.

2. According to the PointAndClick Forecast, the shift to east and SE
wind is happening earlier than expected.  What are the chances rain
could also happen earlier than expected

3. What are the highest wind gusts we should expect today, tonight,
and tomorrow as the system approaches

4. When is the next rain expected at this location, for what
duration, how much accumulation

5. There was a sudden drop in RH just before sunrise this morning.
Does this have any consequences for todays RH forecast

RAWS LOCATIONS:

GRBM6: 2 MILES NE
KPQL: 7 MILES NW
SHCM6: 15 MILES NW

...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:  20160214.POINT.01
TIMEZONE:  CST6CDT



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