Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for River Otter...USFwS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
747 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0800 CDT on August 22.
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...
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
by mid to late morning and continue through late evening in response
to an upper level low over the western gulf of Mexico.
Storms will weaken and dissipate around sunset. Winds away from storms will
be generally light out of the south to southeast. A frontal
boundary will stall to the north of the area Wednesday and Thursday
resulting in subsequent rounds of showers and thunderstorms each day.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 90.
Min humidity........64 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    late in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........48  46  45  50  56  61  63  66  68  64
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............82  84  86  87  88  89  89  89  89  89
RH..............85  80  77  72  68  64  64  64  64  64
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   3   3   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (30-40 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms early in the evening.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 79.
Max humidity........88 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms early in the
                    evening. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms after midnight.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........60  56  52  47  43  35  27  19  25  30  36  37
Weather cov.....CHC                         SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW                          RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........CHC                         SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Temp............88  86  84  83  82  82  81  81  81  81  80  80
RH..............68  72  77  80  82  82  85  85  85  85  88  88
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   SE  E   E   NE
20 FT wind spd..5   5   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   2   2   2
20 FT wind gust.10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   SE  E   E   NE
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   1   1   1
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 91.
Min humidity........62 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........37  38  34  31  27  35  44  52  56  60  64  65
Weather cov.....SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Temp............80  80  81  84  86  88  89  90  90  90  90  89
RH..............88  88  85  80  75  68  66  62  62  62  62  64
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

$$
Forecaster...JONES
Requested by...Jon King
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714670.1/LCH
.EMAIL jon_king@fws.gov



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