Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Kisatche NF Compartment 57...USFS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
403 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1600 CST on February 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (337) 477-5285, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
The Relative humidity is in the upper 20s but is expected to begin
recovering during the next several hours. The recover through will
be slow at first but will pickup towards the late evening hours.
Winds will be mostly light and skies will remain clear. Moisture
will return during the afternoon hours on Sunday as winds swing around
to the southeast.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........71 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 5 to 6 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 6 to 7 mph.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........1   1   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3   2   2
Weather cov.....CLR     CLR     CLR     CLR     CLR     CLR
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............54  50  47  45  43  42  42  41  40  40  39  38
RH..............37  43  49  56  60  64  66  67  66  68  71  70
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..6   6   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.7 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.7   7   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent) then becoming partly
                    sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........41 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 6 to 9 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 6 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL increasing to 2500-2600 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 7 to 16 mph shifting to the south 12
                    to 17 mph in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........2   4   5   7   9   10  12  21  29  38  46  55
Weather cov.....CLR     CLR     CLR     MSTLY CLR   MSTLY CLR
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............39  41  44  49  54  58  63  67  70  71  71  69
RH..............68  68  64  59  53  48  45  42  41  42  44  51
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..6   7   7   8   8   9   9   9   9   9   9   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.5 0.9 1.2 1.6 1.9 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   8   10  13  15  16  17  17  15  14  13  12

$$
Forecaster...KUYPER
Requested by...Eric Stuart
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702898.0/LCH
.EMAIL ericstuart@fs.fed.us



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