Spot Forecast Request
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
BMBB91 KLIX 082236
A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A PRESCRIBED FIRE
NAMED "CPT O-04"
PROJECT NAME: CPT O-04
PROJECT TYPE: PRESCRIBED
REQUESTING AGENCY: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
REQUESTING OFFICIAL: Scott K Saucier
REQUEST REASON: IAMS
FAX: (228) 497-9612
EMERGENCY PHONE: (228) 219-3937
FUEL TYPE: Grass-Shrub-Timber
BOTTOM ELEVATION: 40
TOP ELEVATION: 70
SIZE (ACRES): 275
WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
SHCM6 ELEV=25 TIME=1551 WIND=NW@8G26 T=59 TW=42 RH=18 TD= CLEAR
KBIX ELEV=33 TIME=1558 WIND=NW@18G27 T=57 TW=42 RH=23 TD= CLEAR
TS629 ELEV=125 TIME=1546 WIND=CALM T=60 TW=43 RH=19 TD= N/A
KPQL ELEV=16 TIME=1553 WIND=WNW@15G23 T=58 TW=42 RH=19 TD= CLEAR
Please report forecast elements in 1-hour increments.
We are requesting this Spot Forecast in support of planning for a
possible prescribed burn tomorrow. Please set up the data table so
it starts at 6pm and covers the forecast periods
Main concern for this prescribed burn is the possibility of smoke
and/or fog impacting visibility on heavily traveled Seaman Road.
Allowable wind directions are North, Northwest, West.
1. Please include a Fog Potential Statement for tonight, tomorrow
morning, tomorrow night, and Wednesday morning, specifying Type of
Fog and Areal Coverage.
2. What are the chances of RH dropping below 28 at our location
Tuesday, and if so, during what timeframe
3. What are the chances of wind speed remaining above 5mph Tuesday
night and Wednesday morning
4. What are the chances of wind being outside our allowable
directions of North, Northwest, and West any time tomorrow, tomorrow
night, or Wednesday morning
SHCM6: 10 miles SE
TS629: 11 miles NE
KBIX: 9 miles SW
KPQL: 17 miles ESE
...WEATHER PARAMETERS REQUESTED...
SKY / WEATHER: 1,1,1
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 1,1,1
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION: 1,1,1
MIXING HEIGHT: 1,1,1
TRANSPORT WINDS: 1,1,1
20 FOOT WIND: 1,1,1