Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for Kisatche National Forest Compartment 101...USFS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
553 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1800 CST on February 24.
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 cold front is nearing the fire site, and looks to be just east of
a Jasper Texas to Natchitoches Louisiana line.  This front will continue
to push through the region this evening, with southwest winds becoming
northwest and then north this evening, and gusty at times. RH values
tomorrow afternoon will range from 20 to 35 percent. Winds will taper
off during the afternoon and evening hours. Moisture returns on Sunday
as winds swing around to the southeast with showers possible late Sunday
into Monday.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (25-35 percent) then becoming
                    clear (0-5 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 45.
Max humidity........71 percent.
Eye level winds.....North winds 6 to 9 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 6 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 9 to 18 mph shifting to the north 16
                    to 24 mph late in the evening.
Transport winds m/s.Northwest 4 to 8 meters/second shifting to the
                    north 7 to 11 meters/second late in the
                    evening.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........59  50  40  31  21  12  2   2   2   2   1   1
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............74  70  66  63  60  58  56  54  52  50  48  46
RH..............55  59  62  65  64  64  64  66  66  69  69  71
20 FT wind dir..W   W   NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..6   7   8   8   9   9   9   8   8   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.W   W   NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...1.2 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.9   9   12  15  18  22  24  23  22  21  18  16
Trans wind dir..W   W   W   NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Trans spd (m/s).4   4   5   7   8   10  11  10  10  9   8   7

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........28 percent.
Eye level winds.....North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 6 to 15 mph.
Transport winds m/s.Northeast 3 to 7 meters/second.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............45  45  46  48  51  54  57  60  62  62  61  58
RH..............68  65  59  53  46  39  33  30  29  28  30  33
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..8   8   9   9   9   8   8   8   8   7   6   5
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   5   5   5   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   3
Eye lvl wnd gst.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.7 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.1 1.7 1.3 1.0 0.6
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NE
Transp wind spd.15  14  14  13  13  13  12  12  10  9   7   6
Trans wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NE
Trans spd (m/s).7   6   6   6   6   6   5   5   4   4   3   3

$$

Forecaster...CARBONI
Requested by...Eric Stuart
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702835.0/LCH
.EMAIL Ericstuart@fs.fed.us



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