Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and clear with mild afternoon temperatures and cool
overnight temperatures the next few days, with a
reinforcing cold front forecast to sweep through the area
tonight. Light northerly winds today are expected to increase
and become gusty on Tuesday in the wake of this front.
Afternoon RH values generally in the 20 to 30 percent range
are anticipated today and Tuesday.

TXZ180-259-260-232230-
Tyler-Northern Jasper-Northern Newton-
Including the cities of Town Bluff, Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe,
Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, and Call
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+8)      52 (-4)      74
RH % (24h trend)      28 (-29)     71 (-17)     23
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW 11
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1293         34           2059
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4241         113          6756
Transport wnd (m/s)   NW  4        NW  4        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  8        NW  8        NW 23
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5172         136          20590
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           67                        60
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

$$

TXZ201-261-262-232230-
Hardin-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Silsbee, Gist, Buna, Evadale,
and Deweyville
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      79 (+8)      52 (-5)      74
RH % (24h trend)      28 (-29)     76 (-13)     23
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW 10
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1292         39           2073
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4240         127          6800
Transport wnd (m/s)   NW  3        NW  3        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  7        NW  7        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3876         117          20730
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          2            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           67                        60
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

$$

TXZ215-216-232230-
Jefferson-Orange-
Including the cities of Beaumont, Sabine Pass,
Sea Rim State Park, Orange, Vidor, and Bridge City
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+3)      53 (-5)      74
RH % (24h trend)      30 (-31)     75 (-13)     25
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  5         Lgt/Var      NW 12
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1274         37           2065
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4179         120          6774
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  4         NW  5        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   N  9         NW 10        NW 23
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5096         185          20650
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           66                        60
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ027-232230-
Vernon-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville,
and Slagle
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+8)      50 (-6)      72
RH % (24h trend)      29 (-28)     70 (-20)     24
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  5        Lgt/Var      NW 11
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1319         43           2141
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4326         140          7023
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         NW  4        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         NW  9        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     9233         172          21410
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          4            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           66                        59
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds up to
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ028-029-232230-
Rapides-Avoyelles-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville,
Bunkie, Cottonport, Simmesport, and Mansura
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+7)      49 (-6)      73
RH % (24h trend)      30 (-36)     80 (-13)     24
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  5                     NW  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  6        Lgt/Var      NW 12 G19
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1404         39           2236
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4606         127          7337
Transport wnd (m/s)   NW  5        NW  7        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 10        NW 15        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7020         273          22360
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           64                        59
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds up
to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ030-031-232230-
Beauregard-Allen-
Including the cities of Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, and Kinder
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+8)      50 (-6)      73
RH % (24h trend)      29 (-31)     76 (-17)     23
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   Lgt/Var                   N  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NW  5        Lgt/Var      NW 10
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1318         40           2107
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4325         131          6913
Transport wnd (m/s)   NW  4        NW  6        NW  9
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  9        NW 13        NW 21
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5272         240          18963
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           66                        59
Keetch-Byram          601-700      601-700      601-700

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds up to
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ032-033-232230-
Evangeline-St. Landry-
Including the cities of Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, and Eunice
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+7)      49 (-8)      73
RH % (24h trend)      31 (-39)     81 (-12)     25
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW  7                     N  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         Lgt/Var      NW 12
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1307         35           2100
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4288         114          6891
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NW  5        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   N 12         NW 12        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6535         175          21000
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           63                        59
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. West winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ041-042-232230-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-
Including the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, Hathaway,
Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, and Lake Arthur
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      78 (+6)      52 (-6)      74
RH % (24h trend)      29 (-37)     74 (-16)     24
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  5                      N  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      NW 12
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1272         39           2047
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4174         127          6717
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  4         NW  5        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   N  9         NW 12        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5088         195          20470
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           64                        59
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds up to
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ043>045-232230-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Including the cities of Crowley, Rayne, Branch, Church Point,
Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade, and St. Martinville
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      76 (+3)      51 (-8)      74
RH % (24h trend)      32 (-38)     78 (-13)     26
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  7                      N  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         Lgt/Var      NW 13
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1249         36           2048
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4097         119          6719
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         W  4         NW  9
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         W  8         NW 21
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7494         144          18432
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           62                        59
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ073-074-232230-
West Cameron-East Cameron-
Including the cities of Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake,
Klondike, Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Rutherford Beach
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      77 (+1)      56 (-6)      75
RH % (24h trend)      31 (-37)     69 (-17)     26
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      N 11
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         Lgt/Var      NW 13
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1243         42           2016
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4077         138          6615
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NW  4        NW 10
Transport wnd (mph)   N 10         NW  9        NW 22
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6215         168          20160
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          3            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           64                        60
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ052>055-232230-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-
Including the cities of Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
and Stephensville
350 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Tue

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-2)      52 (-10)     74
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-36)     77 (-12)     27
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      N 10 G18
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         Lgt/Var      NW 13
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1188         38           1976
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3898         125          6483
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         NW  3        NW  9
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         NW  7        NW 21
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8316         114          17784
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         EXCELLENT
Category Day          4            1            5
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           62                        59
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

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