Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Kisatche calc comp 252...USFS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
731 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on April 28.
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...
Strong and gusty winds will develop today in advance of a frontal
boundary over central Louisiana. This boundary will lift to the
north and into southern Arkansas. Expect a few isolated showers
around the area this morning. Precipitation chances increase
significantly on Saturday into Sunday ahead of a frontal passage.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers in the morning. Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 86.
Min humidity........70 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 8 to 14 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 8 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in
                    the morning.
Mixing height.......1400-3000 ft AGL increasing to 3500-5100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 25 to 31 mph.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........86  87  87  84  82  79  76  72  69  74
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
Temp............71  75  78  80  82  84  84  85  85  85
RH..............100 94  85  79  74  70  70  70  70  70
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..9   10  12  13  14  14  14  14  14  14
20 FT wind gust.15  15  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.5   6   7   7   8   8   8   8   8   8
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  20
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 2.1 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.7 5.1
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.28  29  30  30  30  30  31  31  31  31

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 75.
Max humidity........94 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 13 to 14 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 13 to 14 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......2700-4600 ft AGL decreasing to 2200-2500 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Transport winds.....South 30 to 35 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........79  84  87  89  92  92  92  92  92  91  91  90
Weather cov.....    SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....    RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........    SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............84  83  81  80  79  78  78  77  77  77  76  76
RH..............70  72  77  79  82  85  85  87  87  90  94  94
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..13  13  13  13  13  13  13  13  13  14  14  14
20 FT wind gust.20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   8   8   8
Eye lvl wnd gst.20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...4.6 4.1 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.30  30  30  31  31  32  33  35  33  33  32  33

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 83.
Min humidity........74 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 14 to 16 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 14 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......2200-4100 ft AGL increasing to 4100-4400 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 33 to 41 mph increasing to 43 to 44 mph
                    late in the afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........90  89  91  92  94  93  93  92  93  93  94  93
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............76  76  77  78  80  81  81  82  82  82  82  81
RH..............94  94  90  85  79  77  77  74  74  74  74  77
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..14  14  14  14  14  14  15  16  16  16  16  16
20 FT wind gust.20  20  20  20  25  25  25  30  30  25  25  25
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.8   8   8   8   8   8   9   10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd gst.20  20  20  20  25  25  25  30  30  25  25  25
Mix hgt (kft)...2.2 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.9 3.2 3.4 3.7 3.9 4.1 4.4 4.1
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.33  35  36  37  37  38  39  40  41  43  44  44

$$
Forecaster...KUYPER
Requested by...Eric stuart
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707932.0/LCH
.EMAIL ericstuart@fs.fed.us



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