Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR KISATCHIE NF  CAL COMP 59...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
612 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OVER WEST TEXAS WILL BRING BREEZY AND MILD
CONDITIONS TO THE REGION TODAY AND SATURDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL
BEGIN TODAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL BEGIN TODAY AND
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

FOR THIS SPOT FORECAST REQUEST...RAIN CHANCES THIS MORNING WILL BE LESS
THAN 20 PERCENT...INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
RAINFALL IF ANY WILL BE A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3100 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 12 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 22
                    TO 29 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.02 INCHES OR LESS.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........79  79  80  80  80  80  80  80  80
WEATHER COV.....SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP............46  51  55  59  61  63  64  64  64
RH..............79  71  66  62  60  60  60  63  67
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   SE  SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.7   8   9   10  10  10  10  10  10
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.2 1.1 1.8 2.5 2.7 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9
MIX HGT (KM)....0.1 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.14  13  12  13  17  22  26  29  29
TRANS SPD (M/S).6   6   5   6   8   10  12  13  13
HAINES INDEX....2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........MISSING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 21 TO 28 MPH DECREASING TO 18 TO 26 MPH
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........80     82     83     85     85     85
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............63     61     60     60     59     59
RH..............72     78     81     84     87     87
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 10  SE 9   S 8    S 7    S 7    S 7
EYE LEVEL WIND..20     20     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....2700   2300   2100   2000   1800   1600
MIX HGT (M).....820    700    640    610    550    490
TRANSPORT WIND..S 28   S 21   S 20   S 25   S 25   S 24
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 28   S 21   S 20   S 25   S 25   S 24
HAINES INDEX....M      M      M      M      M      M

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........MISSING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100-3800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 24 TO 33 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 31
                    TO 36 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........85        85        85        85
WEATHER COV.....LIKELY    LIKELY    LIKELY    LIKELY
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TEMP............58        63        70        72
RH..............90        84        73        68
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 8G15    S 10G20   S 10G20   S 8G15
MIX HGT (FT)....1500      2400      3500      3800
MIX HGT (M).....460       730       1070      1160
TRANSPORT WIND..S 24      S 30      S 35      SW 35
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 24      S 30      S 35      SW 35
HAINES INDEX....M         M         M         M

$$
FORECASTER...PATRICK
REQUESTED BY...RUSS MARCHION
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150220.KISAT.01/LCH





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