Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FNUS74 KLCH 081150
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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 2...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
550 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON FEBRUARY 08.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER TODAY WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS....

.DISCUSSION...
THE MIXING HEIGHT TEMPERATURES FOR 500 METERS EXPECTED TO BE
AROUND 53 DEGREES.

STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE THROUGH SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND THROUGH
JEFFERSON COUNTY BEFORE 8 AM. THIS FRONT WILL SWING AROUND TO
THE NORTHWEST WITH WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.
RH VALUES TO DROP TO AROUND 26 TO 30 PERCENT BY THE LATE MORNING
HOURS. RH BEGIN TO RECOVER TOWARDS SUNSET WITH WINDS TAPERING
OFF A BIT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-4600 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 2600
                    FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO 21 TO 30
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........8      7      8      8
WEATHER COV.....CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........51     56     57     57
RH (%)..........44     30     27     30
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 10  NW 10  NW 10  NW 10
EYE LVL WND GST.20     25     30     30
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0    3.8    4.3    3.7
MIX HGT (M).....400    1200   1300   1100
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 21  NW 28  NW 30  NW 28
TRAN WIND (M/S).NW 9   NW 13  NW 13  NW 13

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 14 TO 23 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 12
                    MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........6      5      4      1      0      0
WEATHER COV.....CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........52     48     46     45     43     42
RH (%)..........37     42     46     48     52     55
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 10  NW 9   NW 8   NW 7   NW 7   NW 7
EYE LVL WND GST.30     25     25     20     20     20
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.6    0.8    0.3    0.2    0.2    0.2
MIX HGT (M).....500    200    100    100    100    100
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 23  NW 17  NW 12  W 10   NW 12  NW 12
TRAN WIND (M/S).NW 10  NW 8   NW 5   W 4    NW 5   NW 5

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200-3900 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 23
                    MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........0      0      0      1      0      1
WEATHER COV.....CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR    CLR
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........41     43     48     54     56     56
RH (%)..........57     54     42     32     30     33
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 7   NW 7   NW 7   NW 7   NW 7   NW 5
EYE LVL WND GST.20     20     20     20     20     15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.2    0.7    1.6    2.9    3.5    3.0
MIX HGT (M).....100    200    500    900    1100   900
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 10  NW 12  NW 16  NW 22  NW 23  NW 21
TRAN WIND (M/S).NW 4   NW 5   NW 7   NW 10  NW 10  NW 9

$$

FORECASTER...KUYPER
REQUESTED BY...STEPHEN LEJEUNE III
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160208.UNIT2.01/LCH


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