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Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for River Otter...USFwS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
741 AM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0800 CDT on August 21.
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...
Isolated showers and thunderstorms expected this afternoon. Looks
to be hot with the afternoon temperatures climbing towards 90 but
should fall a bit short. The heat index will get above the century
mark towards the noon hour and remain there through the afternoon.
Winds will be variable during the day northeast to east becoming
southeast during the afternoon. Rain chances increase each day
this week with scattered thunderstorms expected on Tuesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........62 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph early
                    in the morning.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph early
                    in the morning. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........26  25  25  29  32  36  38  39  41  39
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............82  84  87  88  89  90  90  90  90  90
RH..............85  82  75  70  66  62  62  64  64  64
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..5   5   6   6   7   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT wind gust.    10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.    10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 80.
Max humidity........85 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph in the evening
                    becoming light. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms early in the
                    evening. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms after midnight.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........36  34  31  27  24  23  23  22  26  29  33  36
Weather cov.....CHC                         SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW                          RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........CHC                         SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Temp............89  87  86  84  83  83  82  82  82  82  81  81
RH..............66  70  72  77  80  80  85  85  85  82  85  85
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..7   7   6   6   5   5   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 90.
Min humidity........64 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........39  42  42  41  41  49  56  64  66  68  70  65
Weather cov.....SCH 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........SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............81  81  82  84  86  87  88  89  89  89  89  89
RH..............85  85  85  80  77  72  68  64  64  64  64  64
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5

$$
Forecaster...KUYPER
Requested by...Jon King
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714670.0/LCH
.EMAIL jon_king@fws.gov


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