Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WIGEON FIRE...US FISH & WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
709 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...
THE FOG POTENTIAL WILL BE THERE BUT VISIBILITY IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN
ABOVE 6 MILES... THIS WILL BE IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TOMORROW AND
CONTINUE TO AROUND SUNRISE. BUT THIS REALLY IS A LOW CHANCE.

LIGHTNING STRIKES OVER THE LAST 12 HOURS... TWO... NOT LOOKING FOR
ANY LIGHTNING STRIKES TILL AROUND THE NOON HOUR WITH 30 NM OF THIS
LOCATION. AFTER THAT TIME POSSIBLE TOTALS PER HOUR TO RANGE FROM 5
TO 10 UPWARDS TO 120 LIGHTNING STRIKES OVER A ONE HOUR PERIOD NEAR A
STORM BUT THIS WILL ONLY LAST FOR ABOUT ONE HOUR OR SO. TOTALS
SHOULD BE LESS THAN 200 STRIKES THRU THE FORECAST CYCLE...6 PM.

HEAT INDEX TO RUN ABOUT 95 TO ABOUT 101 DEPENDING ON CLOUD COVER
OVER REGION.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY.
STORM TRACK TODAY SHOULD BE SOUTH TO NORTH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOOKING AT A 40 PERCENT POP.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700-6700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 14 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........53  54  56  57  59  60  60  59  59  59
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
WEATHER TYPE....SH  SH  SH  SH  TSM TSM TSM TSM TSM TSM
POP.............20  20  20  20  40  40  30  30  20  20
TEMP............81  83  85  87  88  89  89  90  89  89
RH..............87  80  77  71  68  64  63  63  63  64
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   6   7   8   9   9   9   9   9
20 FT WIND GUST.    10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6
EYE LVL WND GST.5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.8 2.8 3.8 4.7 5.7 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 5.9
MIX HGT (KM)....0.5 0.9 1.2 1.4 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.8
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.6   9   12  13  14  14  14  14  14  14
TRANS SPD (M/S).3   4   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MAX HUMIDITY........91 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-5200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-2900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........59     57     54     51     50     50
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............87     86     83     82     82     81
RH..............66     73     81     84     85     90
20 FT WIND......S 9    S 8    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 6    S 6    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 4
EYE LEVEL WIND..10     10     10     10     10     5
MIX HGT (FT)....5200   3700   2100   2100   1900   1400
MIX HGT (M).....1580   1130   640    640    580    430
TRANSPORT WIND..S 14   S 14   S 14   S 15   S 14   S 10
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 14   S 14   S 14   S 15   S 14   S 10

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400-5300 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 10 TO 13 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........50        47        42        40
WEATHER COV.....          S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      TSTORM    TSTORM    TSTORM
TEMP............81        84        89        90
RH..............88        81        68        65
20 FT WIND......S 5       S 5       S 7G10    S 8G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 4G5     S 4G5     S 5G10    S 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....1400      2200      4300      5000
MIX HGT (M).....430       670       1310      1520
TRANSPORT WIND..S 10      S 10      S 12      S 13
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 10      S 10      S 12      S 13

$$
FORECASTER...KUYPER
REQUESTED BY...JAMIE FARMER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140820.WIGEO.01/LCH








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