Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Spot Forecast for Kisatchie CAL Comp 370...US Forest Service
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
613 AM CST Sun Feb 19 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CST on February 19.
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...A VERY MILD AND DRY SUNDAY IS AHEAD. INCREASING
SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE ADVANCES EAST THROUGH TEXAS AND INTO
THE WESTERN GULF.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Areas of fog
                    early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
Min humidity........54 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......500-2200 ft AGL increasing to 2100-2700 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 14 mph increasing to around 15
                    mph late in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........67  61  56  51  51  51  52  54  55
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............65  69  73  76  77  79  80  79  78
RH..............81  73  66  60  58  54  54  56  60
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..3   5   6   7   8   8   8   7   7
20 FT wind gust.5   10  10  10  15  15  15  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.6 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.7 2.2 2.7 2.4 2.1
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.6   6   7   8   10  13  14  15  15

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........97 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 14 mph.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........57  60  63  67  70  74  78  81  85  88  88  88
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............75  73  71  70  69  69  68  67  67  66  66  65
RH..............66  71  76  78  81  81  84  87  87  93  93  97
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..6   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 1.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.14  13  12  10  10  10  12  12  13  13  12  10

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........69 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 8 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......900-2600 ft AGL increasing to 2400-3900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 18 mph increasing to 17 to 21 mph
                    in the afternoon.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........88  88  89  89  90  91  92  93  94  95  96  96
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH 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 LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY
Temp............65  65  66  68  70  72  73  74  75  75  75  73
RH..............97  97  97  93  84  79  76  74  71  69  71  76
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..6   7   7   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   7   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.8 2.2 2.6 3.0 3.5 3.9 3.1 2.4
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.10  13  16  18  18  18  18  20  21  21  20  17

$$
Forecaster...MARCOTTE
Requested by...Russ Marchion
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702432.0/LCH
.EMAIL rjmarchion@fs.fed.us



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