Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for HICKORY CREEK RX...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
343 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CDT on March 20.
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...
There will be a low chance for patchy fog right around the time
of ignition this morning. Most of the fog is expected to have
dissipated by 9 AM and if any does remain it should disipate by 10
AM. The rest of the day will be dry with above average
temperatures in the mid 80s with southwesterly winds. There will
be a higher potential of fog after midnight Tuesday and continuing
through roughly 9 AM Tuesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (5-15 percent). Areas of fog early in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....Around 85.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......1400-3300 ft AGL increasing to 3700-3900 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 12 to 14 mph.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........63  58  44  29  15  11  8   4   3
Weather cov.....ARS
Weather type....FOG
Tstm cov........
Temp............68  71  74  77  81  83  85  85  84
RH..............87  79  69  62  53  49  45  45  46
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..5   6   7   7   7   7   7   7   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.6 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.8 3.3 3.9 3.7
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.12  12  12  13  13  13  12  12  12

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (50-60 percent). Patchy fog after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 63.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 6 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL decreasing to 800-1400 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 14 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........2   1   4   6   9   15  22  28  37  45  54  56
Weather cov.....                            PTY PTY PTY PTY PTY
Weather type....                            FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov........
Temp............82  78  75  72  69  67  66  65  65  65  64  64
RH..............49  56  64  71  81  87  87  90  90  90  93  93
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..6   5   5   5   5   5   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   3   3   3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...3.5 3.3 2.5 1.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.4
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.13  13  12  12  10  10  10  10  12  13  14  14

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 85.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......1400-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 12 to 14 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........58  60  59  57  56  45  35  24  20  16  12  13
Weather cov.....PTY PTY PTY PTY
Weather type....FOG FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov........
Temp............63  63  65  68  71  75  79  82  84  85  85  84
RH..............93  93  90  84  79  66  58  51  48  45  45  46
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   5   6   6   7   8   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   2   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.6
Transp wind dir.S   SW  SW  S   S   S   SW  SW  S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.14  13  13  12  12  12  13  13  13  12  12  12

$$
Forecaster...HUMPHREY
Requested by...FULTON JEANSONNE
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704574.0/LCH
.EMAIL fulton_jeansonne@nps.gov



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