Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 9 WF...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
747 AM CDT SUN JUL 13 2014

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

.DISCUSSION...

AN EASTERLY DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL TRAVEL ACROSS THE
LOUISIANA/UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS TODAY...BRINGING
ABOUT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THE CHANCE FOR A SEA BREEZE IS NEAR 100 PERCENT

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH (4-6 MPS) LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1800 FT (183-549 M) AGL INCREASING TO
                    3000-4900 FT (914-1494 M) AGL LATE IN THE MORNING...
                    THEN INCREASING TO 4500-6400 FT (1372-1951 M) AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 3 MPH (2 MPS) SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND
                    2 MPH (1 MPS) LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST AROUND 3 MPH (2 MPS) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH (4-6 MPS)
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........62     76     69     60     50
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM
TEMP............79     85     89     89     89
RH..............86     69     54     54     57
20 FT WIND......W 2    S 1    S 3    S 3    S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     5      10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 2   NW 4   W 2    SW 3   S 5
EYE LEVEL WIND..5      10     5      10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1800   4100   5600   5400   3600
MIX HGT (M).....550    1250   1710   1650   1100
TRANSPORT WIND..W 3    S 2    E 3    E 3    S 2
TRAN WIND (M/S).W 3    S 2    E 3    E 3    S 2
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........51     51     50     50     50     50
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM NONE   NONE
TEMP............87     84     81     81     80     79
RH..............60     69     76     78     79     81
20 FT WIND......S 7    S 6    S 3    S 3    S 3    SW 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     5      5      5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 5    S 5    S 3    S 3    S 3    SW 2
EYE LEVEL WIND..10     10     5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....4000   3100   900    700    600    700
MIX HGT (M).....1220   940    270    210    180    210
TRANSPORT WIND..S 3    S 6    S 9    S 9    SW 7   SW 6
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 3    S 6    S 9    S 9    SW 7   SW 6
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      2      2      2

.MONDAY...

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........45        47        51        51
WEATHER COV.....                              CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      TSTORM
TEMP............79        83        87        88
RH..............82        74        63        61
20 FT WIND......SW 2      SW 3G5    S 5       S 8G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 2      SW 2G5    S 4G5     S 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....700       3700      5100      5100
MIX HGT (M).....210       1130      1550      1550
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 3      SW 6      S 6       S 8
TRAN WIND (M/S).SW 3      SW 6      S 6       S 8
HAINES INDEX....2         2         2         2

$$
FORECASTER...TRARES
REQUESTED BY...LISA SALYERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140713.UNIT9.01/LCH







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