Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR KISATCHIE NF  CAL COMP 252...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
600 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MINIMAL RAINS CHANCES TONIGHT AND TEMPERATURES RUNNING A FEW
DEGREES ABOVE THE NORM ARE AHEAD FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.
RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE GOING INTO THE NEW WEEK ASSOCIATED WITH
OUR NEXT FRONT APPROACHING AND MOVING ACROSS THE AREA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST
    9 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-5400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 8 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 24 MPH
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
SKY (%).........47  43  45  50  52  51  50  49  49  49  49  48
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............70  72  75  77  79  81  82  82  81  80  78  75
RH..............84  76  69  63  59  56  54  53  55  58  63  69
20 FT  WND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW SSW
20 FT  WND SPD..7   8   9   9   10  12  13  13  12  9   9   9
20 FT  WND GST..15  15  15  20  20  20  20  20  20  15  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0 2.7 3.5 4.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.4 4.7 4.0 3.3 2.8
MIX HGT (KM)....0.6 0.8 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.9
TRANSP WIND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.14  17  20  22  23  24  24  23  22  20  18  18
TRANS SPD (M/S).6   8   9   10  10  11  11  10  10  9   8   8

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1700-2400 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 13 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
20 FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH UNTIL
                    LATE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700-5100 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 9 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 7 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...BRAZZELL
REQUESTED BY...RUSS MARCHION
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.KISAT.01/LCH






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