Spot Forecast Request
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA
BMBB91 KLCH 211140
A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A WILDFIRE
NAMED "Wigeon Fire"
PROJECT NAME: Wigeon Fire
PROJECT TYPE: WILDFIRE
REQUESTING AGENCY: USFWS
REQUESTING OFFICIAL: Jamie Farmer
REQUEST REASON: WILDFIRE
FAX: (228) 497-9612
EMERGENCY PHONE: (337) 936-5233
FUEL TYPE: FM3
BOTTOM ELEVATION: 0
TOP ELEVATION: 2
SIZE (ACRES): 2000
WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
HAKL1 ELEV=6 TIME=0549 WIND=S@6G11 T=82 TW=79 RH=89 TD= N/A
KCVW ELEV=3 TIME=0615 WIND=S@13 T=84 TW= RH=70 TD= MOSTLY CLEAR
KUXL ELEV=11 TIME=0615 WIND=CALM T=80 TW=79 RH=97 TD= PARTLY CLOUDY
CLCL1 ELEV=6 TIME=0554 WIND=ESE@3MAX5 T=80 TW=79 RH=95 TD= N/A
Please report forecast elements in 1-hour increments for today,
2-hour increments for tonight and tomorrow.
1. Please include a Fog Potential Statement, specifying Areal
Coverage and Type of Fog that may occur tonight and tomorrow morning.
2. Lightning: According to a lightning map produced by the Bureau of
Land Management, there were 553 strikes over the past 24 hours,
within a 30-mile radius of this location. How does this compare with
the number of strikes detected by your sensors Please provide an
estimate of the number of strikes we should expect within a 30-mile
3. Current radar shows scattered storms in the Gulf and moving north.
Will these storms impact our area And if so, about what time, and
how much rain can we expect
4. Please include Heat Index in the data table, or a Heat Index
Statement in the Remarks.
5. Please include POPS in the data table.
HAKL1: 10 miles ESE
KCVW: 20 miles SE
KUXL: 21 miles NE
CLCL1: 29 miles ENE
...WEATHER PARAMETERS REQUESTED...
SKY / WEATHER: 1,1,1
RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 1,1,1
EYE LEVEL WIND: 1,1,1
HAINES INDEX: 0,0,0
SMOKE DISPERSION: 1,1,1
MIXING HEIGHT: 1,1,1
TRANSPORT WINDS: 1,1,1