Spot Forecast Request
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
BMBB91 KLIX 252148
A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A PRESCRIBED FIRE
NAMED "CPT O-23hamilton"
PROJECT NAME: CPT O-23hamilton
PROJECT TYPE: PRESCRIBED
REQUESTING AGENCY: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
REQUESTING OFFICIAL: Scott Saucier
REQUEST REASON: IAMS
FAX: (228) 497-9612
EMERGENCY PHONE: (228) 219-3937
FUEL TYPE: Grass/Shrub/Timber
BOTTOM ELEVATION: 10
TOP ELEVATION: 90
SIZE (ACRES): 100
WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
SHCM6 ELEV=25 TIME=1551 WIND=SE@7G14 T=83 TW=71 RH=57 TD= N/A
KBIX ELEV=33 TIME=1558 WIND=SSE@12 T=83 TW=73 RH=63 TD= CLEAR
TS629 ELEV=125 TIME=1546 WIND=E@4G9 T=86 TW=74 RH=57 TD= N/A
KPQL ELEV=16 TIME=1553 WIND=SE@9 T=83 TW=71 RH=55 TD= CLEAR
We are requesting this Spot Forecast in support of smoke management
planning for the prescribed burn we completed today, and in support
of planning for a possible prescribed burn at a nearby location
tomorrow. Please configure the data table so it begins at 6pm and
includes the forecast periods Tonight, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow Night.
Please report forecast elements in 1-hour increments.
CPT O-23hamilton allowable wind directions: NE, E, SE, S. The burn
site is adjacent to the west side of heavily traveled Old Fort Bayou
1. Please include a Fog Potential Statement for tonight, tomorrow
morning, tomorrow night, and Friday morning, including Type of Fog
and Areal Coverage.
2. What are the chances of a seabreeze tomorrow, and if so, what
effect will it have on wind speed and direction at our location We
did notice an increase in wind speed this afternoon, as forecasted.
But there was no noticeable impact on wind direction.
3. What are the chances of a landbreeze or any other northerly wind
developing tonight or tomorrow morning If so, during what timeframe
SHCM6 did record one hour of NW wind early this morning. NW or N wind
could cause visibility issues on Old Fort Bayou Road.
SHCM6 7 miles E
KBIX 10 miles SW
TS629 13 miles NNE sheltered
KPQL 14 miles E
...WEATHER PARAMETERS REQUESTED...
SKY / WEATHER: 1,1,1
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 1,1,1
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION: 1,1,1
MIXING HEIGHT: 1,1,1
TRANSPORT WINDS: 1,1,1
20 FOOT WIND: 1,1,1
RAINFALL AMOUNT: 1,1,1
HEAT INDEX: 1,1,1