Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for Kisatchie Calcasieu Compartment 77...US Forest service
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
720 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CST on January 23.
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...
Dry weather and near seasonal temperatures can be expected the
next few days. Light northerly winds will gradually shift east
then southeast through the end of the week, with rain chances
returning by the end of the week.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........33 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming northwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon, then becoming
                    light late in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......200-2000 ft AGL increasing to 1900-3800 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 14 mph.

TIME (CST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   7   10
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............42  46  50  53  56  58  59  59  58  55
RH..............62  58  48  43  38  36  33  33  34  40
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..3   3   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   3
20 FT wind gust.5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  5
Mix hgt (kft)...1.0 1.4 2.0 2.6 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.8 2.9 1.9
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.10  13  14  13  13  13  13  13  12  9

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........82 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......200-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 3 to 8 mph.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........13  19  25  32  31  30  28  30  32  34  31  27
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............51  48  46  45  43  42  41  40  39  38  37  37
RH..............48  51  53  58  60  62  67  64  67  73  75  72
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
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
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.8   7   6   5   5   5   5   5   5   3   5   5

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........35 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming north 5 to 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon, then decreasing to 1400 ft
                    AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........24  20  17  13  9   5   1   1   0   0   0   0
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............35  36  37  42  47  51  54  58  60  60  58  55
RH..............82  79  79  70  58  48  45  37  35  35  37  43
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   3   3   5   6   6   6   5
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.2 0.5 0.7 1.0 1.6 2.1 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.5 2.5 1.4
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.5   5   6   6   7   8   9   10  10  10  9   7

$$

Forecaster...CARBONI
Requested by...Russ Marchion
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800704.0/LCH
.EMAIL rjmarchion@fs.fed.us



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