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Spot Forecast for Oaklawn H...US Fish & Wildlife Service
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
556 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

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.DISCUSSION...
As high pressure moves eastward, southeast winds are
expected to develop across the entire area by afternoon.
Thunderstorms are expected to move across the area late
Friday night and Saturday as a storm system moves across
the middle of the country. Relative humidity levels
could fall to around 30 percent this afternoon, but should
moderate on Friday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent) then becoming partly
                    sunny (50-60 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........52 percent.
Dewpoint............58 increasing to 62 late in the afternoon.
Heat index..........79.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph
                    early in the morning.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL increasing to 3300 ft AGL early
                    in the afternoon, then decreasing to 800 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Mixing height (m)...122-610 meters AGL increasing to 1006 meters
                    AGL early in the afternoon, then decreasing to
                    244 meters AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 to 15 mph increasing to around 17
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Transport winds m/s.Southeast 3 to 7 meters/second increasing to
                    around 8 meters/second late in the afternoon.
LVORI...............5.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........3   3   3   1   1   5   8   9   13  16  29  56
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............62  62  65  68  71  74  76  78  79  79  77  74
Dewpoint........59  56  57  58  59  59  59  60  60  61  63  63
RH..............87  79  77  71  66  59  55  54  52  55  62  70
Heat index (F)..63  62  65  68  71  74  76  78  79  79  77  74
20 FT wind dir..ENE ENE E   E   E   ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE
20 FT wind spd..3   3   4   5   6   6   6   6   7   7   8   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  15  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 2.0 2.0 2.0 3.3 3.3 3.3 0.8 0.8
Mix hgt (km)....0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   E   ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE
Transp wind spd.6   7   7   7   15  15  15  13  13  13  17  17
Trans wind dir..E   E   E   E   ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE
Trans spd (m/s).3   3   3   3   7   7   7   6   6   6   8   8
LVORI...........7   3   3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 66.
Max humidity........97 percent.
Dewpoint............64.
Heat index..........70.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 9 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    late in the evening then 20 mph early in the
                    morning.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Mixing height (m)...91-244 meters AGL.
Transport winds.....East 17 to 24 mph shifting to the southeast 25
                    to 28 mph in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds m/s.East 8 to 11 meters/second shifting to the
                    southeast 11 to 13 meters/second in the late
                    evening and overnight.
LVORI...............5.
Rainfall amount.....0.00 inches.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........67  80  87  89  88  87  85  83  82  80  78  75
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Temp............70  67  67  68  69  69  68  67  67  66  66  66
Dewpoint........64  64  65  65  65  64  64  64  65  65  65  65
RH..............82  89  94  91  88  85  86  89  95  96  97  95
Heat index (F)..70  67  67  68  69  69  68  67  67  66  66  66
20 FT wind dir..ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..8   7   7   7   8   7   7   8   8   7   7   7
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  20  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  20
Mix hgt (kft)...0.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Mix hgt (km)....0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Transp wind dir.ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.17  24  24  24  28  28  28  25  25  25  25  25
Trans wind dir..ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Trans spd (m/s).8   11  11  11  13  13  13  11  11  11  11  11
LVORI...........4   4   5   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of pcpn......20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........64 percent.
Dewpoint............65.
Heat index..........79.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-600 ft AGL increasing to 3400-3900 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and early afternoon, then
                    decreasing to 400 ft AGL late in the afternoon.
Mixing height (m)...91-183 meters AGL increasing to 1036-1189
                    meters AGL in the late morning and early
                    afternoon, then decreasing to 122 meters AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 25 to 30 mph.
Transport winds m/s.Southeast 11 to 13 meters/second.
LVORI...............4.
Rainfall amount.....0.04 inches.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........70  67  67  68  68  76  83  83  84  85  86  87
Weather cov.....    SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....    RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........                            SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Chc of pcpn (%).10  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
Temp............67  68  69  71  73  75  78  79  79  77  74  72
Dewpoint........65  65  65  65  66  66  66  66  66  66  66  66
RH..............93  90  86  82  80  73  68  64  65  69  75  83
Heat index (F)..67  68  69  71  73  75  78  79  79  77  74  72
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..8   8   8   9   10  10  11  11  10  10  10  10
20 FT wind gust.20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.4 3.4 3.4 0.4 0.4
Mix hgt (km)....0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.1 0.1
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE
Transp wind spd.25  25  25  25  30  30  30  29  29  29  26  26
Trans wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE
Trans spd (m/s).11  11  11  11  13  13  13  13  13  13  12  12
LVORI...........5   4   4   4   4   3   2   2   2   2   3   4

1. Tide range is approximately one half foot. High tide was at
4 am this morning and is at 5 am Friday morning.

2. Winds may be out of the NE or ENE for several hours yet this
morning before they become ESE to SE later today.

3. Please be aware that drier air is located just north of the
burn site this morning, where relative humidities could fall
to 40 to 45 percent during the late morning before the southeast
winds kick in.

$$
Forecaster...NWS NEW ORLEANS
Requested by...chris le rouge
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704996.0/LIX
.EMAIL chris_lerouge@fws.gov



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