Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for Sabine West 2017 - 5...USFWS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
554 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CST on February 22.
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...
LOW PRESSURE DEPARTING THE REGION EARLY THIS MORNING WILL TAKE ANY
LINGERING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH IT. DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN BECOME REESTABLISHED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........56 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 5 to 6 mph becoming light.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 6 mph becoming light.
Mixing height.......300-1800 ft AGL increasing to 2700-4200 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....North 3 to 12 mph shifting to the northwest
                    around 2 mph late in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........30  27  24  21  19  16  14  11  8
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............63  66  68  71  72  74  75  73  72
RH..............81  73  70  63  61  58  56  59  65
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   NE  E   E   SE
20 FT wind spd..6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5   3
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
Eye lvl wnd dir.N   N   N   N   N   NE  E   E   SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.8 1.8 2.7 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.9
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW
Transp wind spd.8   9   12  12  10  8   6   3   2

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 58.
Max humidity........95 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2700-3700 ft AGL decreasing to 200-1600 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southeast 1 to 6 mph.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........5   5   4   3   4   5   7   7   8   9   12  15
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............70  68  66  64  63  63  62  61  61  60  60  59
RH..............68  73  78  84  87  84  87  90  90  93  93  95
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...3.7 2.7 1.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.W   W   SW  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SE
Transp wind spd.1   2   5   6   6   5   3   3   2   2   2   2

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........62 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming south 5 to 8 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL increasing to 1800-2600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 2 to 9 mph increasing to 12 to 15 mph
                    late in the morning.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........17  17  16  16  15  15  14  16  17  18  20  22
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............59  61  63  65  67  70  72  73  73  74  72  71
RH..............95  93  92  90  81  73  66  64  64  62  66  70
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   5   5   6   7   8   8   8   8   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.5   10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   3   3   4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.2 0.5 0.8 1.0 1.5 2.1 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.8
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.2   3   5   7   9   12  14  15  15  15  15  14

$$
Forecaster...LANDRENAEU
Requested by...Jon King
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702601.0/LCH
.EMAIL jon_king@fws.gov



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