Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for ompartment...USFS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
715 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (337) 477-5285, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will shift to the southeast today as high pressure moves
east of the region. This will allow temperatures and moisture to
increase across the region through Sunday. This could lead to fog
formation Saturday night into Sunday. A cold front will move
through the region producing rain and thunderstorms late Sunday
night into Monday morning.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......300-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 2 to 7 mph.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........84  81  79  76  76  77  77  78  78
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............37  40  44  46  48  49  49  48  47
RH..............56  52  45  43  42  44  46  49  53
20 FT wind dir..SE  S   S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..2   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  S   S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.1   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.8
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S
Transp wind spd.3   5   5   6   6   6   6   7   7

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........96 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Mixing height.......400-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 7 to 13 mph.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........79  79  78  78  78  77  77  74  70  67  71  74
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............45  43  42  41  41  41  41  41  41  41  42  43
RH..............60  67  70  76  79  79  82  85  89  92  93  93
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   5   5   6   6   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   3   3   4   4   3   3   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.8   9   9   10  12  13  13  12  9   8   7   7

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........73 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 16 mph increasing to 18 to 20 mph
                    early in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........78  80  82  84  84  85  85  85  86  86  86  87
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
Temp............44  45  47  50  54  58  62  65  66  66  65  63
RH..............93  96  96  93  86  83  78  73  73  75  75  81
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..5   5   6   6   7   7   8   8   8   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   8   10  12  13  13  14  16  18  20  20  20

$$
Forecaster...HUMPHREY
Requested by...Eric Stuart
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800615.0/LCH
.EMAIL ericstuart@fs.fed.us


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