Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for C-57...USFS Kisatchie NF, Calcasieu RD
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1114 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CST on February 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...

Southerly flow will continue to bring warm and humid conditions
for the next few days. A cold front will approach the forecast
area on Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms will form ahead
of the front as it interacts with the very moist atmosphere.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........69 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 6 to 8 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 6 to 8 mph. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......1200-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 13 to 18 mph.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........90  91  92  92  93  93  94  94  95  95  96  96
Weather cov.....DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF
Temp............67  67  69  70  72  74  75  76  77  77  77  75
RH..............100 97  90  87  81  79  76  74  71  69  69  76
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..6   6   7   8   8   8   8   8   8   7   7   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.2 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.0 2.9
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.13  13  14  15  16  17  18  18  18  17  17  16

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
Max humidity........97 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 6 mph until early morning
                    becoming light.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph until early morning
                    becoming light. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......1500-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........96     96     95     95     94     94
Weather cov.....LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
Temp............74     71     69     68     67     66
RH..............79     84     90     93     93     97
20 ft wind......S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 5    SE 3
20 ft wind gust.10     10     10     10     10     5
Eye level wind..S 4    S 4    S 4    S 4    S 3    SE 2
Eye lvl wnd gst.10     10     10     10     10     5
Mix hgt (ft)....2800   2300   1900   1500   1500   1500
Transport wind..S 15   S 15   S 14   S 14   S 13   S 12

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Showers likely.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........74 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......1600-3300 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 12 to 21 mph increasing to 21 to 22 mph
                    in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........94  92  90  88  86  84  82  81  80  80  79  78
Weather cov.....LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Temp............66  66  67  69  71  72  74  74  75  75  75  74
RH..............97  97  93  87  81  81  76  76  74  74  74  76
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd.2   2   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.6 1.9 2.3 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.12  13  14  16  18  20  21  22  22  22  21  21

$$
Forecaster...HUMPHREY
Requested by...Charles Meyer
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802163.0/LCH
.EMAIL Charlesmeyer@fs.fed.us



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