Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR HIGHWAY 613 FIRE...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
548 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
COOL AND DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
A REINFORCING COLD FRONT IS BRINGING VERY DRY CONDITIONS TO THE
AREA FOR THE WEEKEND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO SHIFT
EASTWARD ON MONDAY WITH MOISTURE SLOWLY RETURNING TO THE AREA
AND TEMPERATURES WARMING DURING THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.
AFTERNOON MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OVER THE WEEKEND WILL BE
AS LOW AS 25 PERCENT. BREEZY CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY WILL HEIGHTEN
FIRE DANGER CONCERNS.

COMMENTS...NO FOG IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUSTS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE...AND THE HIGHEST
WIND GUSTS ON SATURDAY WILL BE AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
TIME (CDT)      5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........17  18  18  18  17  16  15  14  13  12  9   7   5
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............65  65  61  59  57  55  52  50  48  45  43  41  39
RH..............52  60  64  67  67  69  69  66  68  68  67  70  72
DEWPOINT........47  47  47  47  46  44  42  39  37  35  33  31  30
20 FT WIND DIR..NNW NNW NNW N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   9   10  12  12  12  12  11  12  12  12  11
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25
EYE LVL WND DIR.NNW NNW NNW N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.8   8   9   10  12  12  12  12  11  12  12  12  11
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  25
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.1 6.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 2.3 2.3
MIX HGT (KM)....1.9 1.9 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.7 0.7
TRANSP WIND DIR.NW  NNW NNW NNW N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
TRANSP WIND SPD.29  36  36  36  39  39  39  39  39  39  39  38  38
TRANS SPD (M/S).13  16  16  16  17  17  17  17  17  17  17  17  17
DISPERSION......130 142 142 105 111 111 111 53  53  53  53  51  51
LVORI...........1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   3
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.SATURDAY...
TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   2   2   2   2
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............37  37  39  42  45  49  52  55  58  59  58  56
RH..............72  70  62  55  49  42  38  34  30  29  30  34
DEWPOINT........29  28  27  27  27  27  27  27  27  27  27  28
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   NNW NNW NNW NNW NNW NNW
20 FT WIND SPD..10  9   10  10  11  12  12  12  12  11  10  8
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   NNW NNW NNW NNW NNW NNW
EYE LVL WND SPD.10  9   10  10  11  12  12  12  12  11  10  8
EYE LVL WND GST.20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.3 1.8 1.8 1.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8
MIX HGT (KM)....0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
TRANSP WIND SPD.38  35  35  35  29  29  29  24  24  24  23  23
TRANS SPD (M/S).17  16  16  16  13  13  13  11  11  11  10  10
DISPERSION......51  39  39  39  39  67  67  64  64  64  62  83
LVORI...........3   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........2      4      4      4      0      0
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............52     45     41     38     36     33
RH..............39     53     59     70     75     82
DEWPOINT........28     29     28     29     29     28
20 FT WIND......NNW 6  NNW 4  NNW 4  N 5    N 5    N 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     5      5      10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..NNW 6  NNW 4  NNW 4  N 5    N 5    N 5
EYE LEVEL WIND..10     5      5      10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....3800   2700   1900   1900   1700   1100
MIX HGT (M).....1160   820    580    580    520    340
TRANSPORT WIND..N 23   N 24   N 24   N 24   NNE 23 NNE 23
TRAN WIND (M/S).N 10   N 11   N 11   N 11   NNE 10 NNE 10
DISPERSION......83     83     58     11     10     10
LVORI...........1      1      1      3      3      4
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0

$$
FORECASTER...NWS NEW ORLEANS
REQUESTED BY...BRAD BAILEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20141031.HIGHW.01/LIX






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