Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A dry cold front will move through the area this morning...with
a cooler air mass expected to filter back over the region for
the middle of the week. Temperatures will recover somewhat for
Thursday before another front moves through late in the week.


TXZ180-259-260-122200-
Tyler-Northern Jasper-Northern Newton-
Including the cities of Town Bluff, Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe,
Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, and Call
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (-8)      31 (-10)     63
RH % (24h trend)      32 (-2)      85 (-1)      32
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 950          23           738
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3116         75           2421
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         W  1         SW  5
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         W  1         SW 12
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5700         23           3690
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         FAIR
Category Day          3            1            2
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           52                        54
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.
North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ201-261-262-122200-
Hardin-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Silsbee, Gist, Buna, Evadale,
and Deweyville
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      64 (-7)      31 (-10)     63
RH % (24h trend)      32 (+3)      87 (-3)      33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 992          39           738
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3254         127          2420
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         NW  1        SW  5
Transport wnd (mph)   N 13         NW  1        SW 10
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5952         39           3690
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         FAIR
Category Day          3            1            2
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           53                        52
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ215-216-122200-
Jefferson-Orange-
Including the cities of Beaumont, Sabine Pass,
Sea Rim State Park, Orange, Vidor, and Bridge City
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      65 (-6)      32 (-11)     63
RH % (24h trend)      32 (0)       86 (-4)      36
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  9                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         N  5         SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1000         32           705
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3282         105          2313
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         NW  2        SW  5
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         NW  3        SW 12
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7000         64           3525
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         FAIR
Category Day          3            1            2
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           53                        49
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs around 70. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ027-122200-
Vernon-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville,
and Slagle
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-10)     29 (-11)     61
RH % (24h trend)      33 (+3)      85 (+2)      35
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 952          34           708
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3123         111          2324
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         W  1         SW  6
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         W  2         SW 13
Vent rate (m/s-m)     5712         34           4248
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           51                        53
Keetch-Byram          401-500      401-500      401-500

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows around
50. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ028-029-122200-
Rapides-Avoyelles-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville,
Bunkie, Cottonport, Simmesport, and Mansura
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-9)      28 (-11)     60
RH % (24h trend)      36 (+1)      92 (+6)      35
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  7         Lgt/Var      SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1118         29           782
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3668         96           2564
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         W  2         SW  7
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         W  3         SW 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6708         58           5474
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           51                        51
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ030-031-122200-
Beauregard-Allen-
Including the cities of Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, and Kinder
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (-7)      28 (-12)     61
RH % (24h trend)      34 (0)       92 (+4)      33
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1015         32           728
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3331         106          2388
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         W  1         SW  6
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         W  2         SW 13
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6090         32           4368
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           53                        53
Keetch-Byram          501-600      501-600      501-600

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ032-033-122200-
Evangeline-St. Landry-
Including the cities of Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, and Eunice
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      60 (-6)      28 (-11)     59
RH % (24h trend)      38 (-3)      92 (+1)      39
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  9                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         Lgt/Var      SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1092         30           689
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3583         98           2259
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         W  1         SW  7
Transport wnd (mph)   N 16         W  2         SW 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7644         30           4823
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           53                        49
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ041-042-122200-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-
Including the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, Hathaway,
Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, and Lake Arthur
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-6)      32 (-9)      61
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-3)      87 (-2)      37
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1024         34           721
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3360         112          2364
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         NW  1        SW  6
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         NW  2        SW 13
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7168         34           4326
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           53                        48
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ073-074-122200-
West Cameron-East Cameron-
Including the cities of Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake,
Klondike, Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Rutherford Beach
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      63 (-3)      36 (-10)     60
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-9)      83 (-1)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 11                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  9         N  6         SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1027         38           741
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3368         125          2430
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  8         N  2         SW  6
Transport wnd (mph)   N 17         N  3         SW 14
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8216         76           4446
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           55                        48
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ043>045-122200-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Including the cities of Crowley, Rayne, Branch, Church Point,
Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade, and St. Martinville
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      61 (-6)      32 (-9)      60
RH % (24h trend)      39 (-2)      87 (-4)      40
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  9                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  9         Lgt/Var      SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1057         32           725
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3468         104          2377
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  8         NW  1        SW  7
Transport wnd (mph)   N 17         NW  2        SW 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8456         32           5075
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           54                        47
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ052>055-122200-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-
Including the cities of Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, New Iberia, Morgan City, Burns Point,
Centerville, Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista,
and Stephensville
435 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      Wed

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      62 (-4)      32 (-11)     61
RH % (24h trend)      41 (-7)      90 (+3)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NW 11 G19                 Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N 10 G18     N  6         SW  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1055         33           768
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3462         107          2520
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  8         N  2         SW  6
Transport wnd (mph)   N 18         N  3         SW 14
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8440         66           4608
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           55                        48
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.

$$

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