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Spot Forecast for Mossler Unit N...BIG BRANCH
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
350 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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.DISCUSSION...Onshore flow pattern in place ahead of an approaching
cold front. This front will move through the forecast area friday night.
High pressure will build across the Gulf States over the weekend. Another
weak cold front will approach the region on Monday but become stationary
while weakening over the area Tuesday.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (60-70 percent). Patchy fog late
                    in the night.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Dewpoint............60.
Heat index..........69.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......400-800 ft AGL.
Mixing height (m)...122-244 meters AGL.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 10 mph.
Transport winds m/s.South 3 to 4 meters/second.
LVORI...............7.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........14  16  19  20  22  38  28  32  60  66  61  63
Weather cov.....                                    PTY PTY PTY
Weather type....                                    FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............69  67  65  64  62  62  61  60  60  60  59  59
Dewpoint........61  61  61  61  61  60  60  60  60  60  59  59
RH..............76  81  87  90  97  93  97  100 100 100 100 100
Heat index (F)..69  67  65  64  62  62  61  60  60  60  59  59
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE S   S
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
Mix hgt (m).....0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.8   9   9   10  10  10  10  10  9   8   8   7
Trans wind dir..SE  SE  SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE S   S   S   S
Trans spd (m/s).4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   3
LVORI...........4   4   5   6   7   7   7   8   8   8   9   9

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........58 percent.
Dewpoint............61.
Heat index..........78.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2300 ft AGL.
Mixing height (m)...183-701 meters AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 7 to 13 mph.
Transport winds m/s.Southwest 3 to 6 meters/second.
LVORI...............4.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........65  58  63  65  61  53  49  49  49  48  45  38
Weather cov.....PTY PTY
Weather type....FOG FOG
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Temp............60  62  64  67  70  73  75  77  78  78  77  76
Dewpoint........60  61  61  62  62  62  62  62  62  62  62  62
RH..............100 97  90  84  76  68  64  60  58  58  60  62
Heat index (F)..60  62  64  67  70  73  75  77  78  78  77  76
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW
20 FT wind spd..4   4   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.6 0.8 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.6
Mix hgt (m).....0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW
Transp wind spd.7   8   9   12  12  12  12  13  13  13  13  12
Trans wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW
Trans spd (m/s).3   4   4   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   5
LVORI...........6   6   5   4   4   3   3   2   2   2   2   2

.Remarks...
RH...Should be over 90% by 9 pm and 100% after midnight.
Fog...Patchy fog is epxected for Friday morning and possibly Friday
evening ahead of cold front. Passage should flush out fog overnight
Friday night.
Winds...Should prevail S to SW (170-230 deg) for much of the day. A wind
shift to NW is expected during the night prior to sunrise Saturday.

$$
Forecaster...RICKS
Requested by...Chris LeRouge
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702744.0/LIX
.EMAIL sue_wilder@fws.gov


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