Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ANGELINA NF BUCK BRANCH COMP 84...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
559 AM CST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO REGION TODAY. THIS WILL PROVIDE
NORTHERLY WINDS BRINGING IN DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS. SUBFREEZING
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TONIGHT ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
I-10 CORRIDOR AS LIGHT WINDS AND CLEAR SKIES WILL PRODUCE GOOD
RADIATIONAL COOLING. CONDITIONS WILL BE TOO DRY AT THE SURFACE FOR
ANY FOG DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
BRING A GOOD CHANCE FOR WETTING RAINS DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200-3500 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 12 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 9 TO 10
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 4 TO 6 MPH.

TIME (CST)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........20  19  18  19  20  21  21  22
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............39  42  44  47  49  48  46  45
RH..............46  39  35  31  29  30  34  38
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   6   6   6   5   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10      5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   5   5   4   3   3
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.8 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.2
MIX HGT (KM)....0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.16  15  13  12  12  10  10  9
TRANS SPD (M/S).7   7   6   5   5   4   4   4
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 3 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1100 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 8 TO 10 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 3 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........23  22  21  21  20  19  18  20  21  23  25  26
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............43  40  39  37  36  36  35  34  34  33  33  32
RH..............43  48  52  56  59  59  64  66  66  72  72  75
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..3   3   3   3   3   2   2   1   1   1   1   1
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   1   1   1   1   1
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.1 2.8 2.4 2.1 1.8 1.4 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5
MIX HGT (KM)....0.9 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   9   10  10  10  10  10  9   9   8   8   8
TRANS SPD (M/S).4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3100 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 6 TO 7 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........28     33     39     44     48     52
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............32     37     46     53     56     56
RH..............75     61     43     33     32     34
20 FT WIND......E 1    E 3    E 3    E 3    E 3    E 3
20 FT WIND GUST.       5      5      5      5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 1    E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2
EYE LEVEL WIND..       5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....400    900    1500   2200   2800   3000
MIX HGT (M).....120    270    460    670    850    910
TRANSPORT WIND..E 7    E 6    E 6    E 6    E 6    E 6
TRAN WIND (M/S).E 7    E 6    E 6    E 6    E 6    E 6
HAINES INDEX....4      3      3      4      3      2

$$
FORECASTER...RUA
REQUESTED BY...ANGELINA NF
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150306.ANGEL.01/LCH





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