Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LACASSINE E1...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
613 AM CDT FRI SEP 26 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
EASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY AROUND A LARGE HIGH PRESSURE
SYSTEM. THIS WILL ALSO HELP KEEP A MAJORITY OF THE SHOWER ACTIVITY OFFSHORE
AND OVER THE GULF. ANY SHOWER THAT MAY REACH THE AREA WILL BE VERY LIGHT.
CHANCES FOR WIDESPREAD FOG WILL BE VERY LOW FOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...WITH SOME VERY BRIEF AND SHALLOW GROUND FOG POSSIBLE NEAR SUNRISE.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE AREA ON SATURDAY...INCREASING
RAIN CHANCES.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 6 TO 9 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3800-4400 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 8 TO 14 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSION....GOOD.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........54  54  53  53  52  51  51  51  53  54  55  56
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............68  70  73  76  79  81  82  83  83  83  83  82
RH..............91  84  78  71  66  60  54  53  51  51  53  56
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   NE
EYE LVL WND SPD.3   3   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   5
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   10  10  10  12  12  12  12  12  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.6 2.0 2.6 3.2 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0
MIX HGT (KM)....0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.8   9   12  13  14  14  14  13  13  12  10  10
TRANS SPD (M/S).4   4   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   5   4   4
HAINES INDEX....2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MAX HUMIDITY........84 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSION....POOR.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........56     58     60     62     64     66
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............81     76     74     72     72     71
RH..............56     66     71     79     79     81
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 5   NE 3   NE 2   NE 1   NE 1   NE 2
EYE LEVEL WIND..10     5
MIX HGT (FT)....3800   2800   2400   2100   2100   1900
MIX HGT (M).....1160   850    730    640    640    580
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 9   NE 7   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   E 7
TRAN WIND (M/S).NE 9   NE 7   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   E 7
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      4      4      3

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700-4400 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSION....GOOD.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........67        68        68        69
WEATHER COV.....          S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      TSTORM    TSTORM    TSTORM
TEMP............70        74        82        84
RH..............84        74        56        53
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 2G5    NE 4G5    NE 5G10   NE 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....1700      2500      4100      4400
MIX HGT (M).....520       760       1250      1340
TRANSPORT WIND..E 6       E 9       E 9       NE 10
TRAN WIND (M/S).E 6       E 9       E 9       NE 10
HAINES INDEX....2         2         2         2

$$
FORECASTER...RUA
REQUESTED BY...JON KING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140926.LACAS.01/LCH





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