Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Cooler and drier air will continue today. Increasing chances of
showers and thunderstorms are expected for Saturday with the
approach and passage of an upper level and surface low over the
area.

TXZ180-259-260-202230-
Tyler-Northern Jasper-Northern Newton-
Including the cities of Town Bluff, Fred, Hillister, Ivanhoe,
Spurger, Warren, Woodville, Holly Springs, Jasper, Kirbyville,
Magnolia Springs, Mt. Union, Roganville, Burkeville, Farrsville,
Jamestown, Newton, Wiergate, Bleakwood, and Call
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            50
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-1)      53 (+4)      75
RH % (24h trend)      38 (+6)      91 (+3)      57
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  5                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.25
Precip duration                                 2
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1110         60           1363
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3642         198          4472
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         E  4         S  9
Transport wnd (mph)   E  7         E  8         S 20
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3330         240          12267
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     9-15 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           55                        64
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ201-261-262-202230-
Hardin-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Silsbee, Gist, Buna, Evadale,
and Deweyville
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            50
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-3)      55 (+4)      75
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+7)      88 (+3)      61
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  5                     E  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.20
Precip duration                                 2
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1104         69           1387
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3621         226          4549
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         E  3         S  9
Transport wnd (mph)   E  6         E  6         S 20
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3312         207          12483
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     9-15 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           56                        64
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ215-216-202230-
Jefferson-Orange-
Including the cities of Beaumont, Sabine Pass,
Sea Rim State Park, Orange, Vidor, and Bridge City
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            40
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-5)      57 (+4)      74
RH % (24h trend)      42 (+7)      86 (+5)      64
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  8                     E  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   E  7         SE  6        SE 11
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.13
Precip duration                                 2
Precip begin                                    7 AM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1101         51           1395
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3613         167          4578
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         E  4         SE  9
Transport wnd (mph)   E  6         E  8         SE 20
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3303         204          12555
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     9-15 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           55                        63
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 70s.
West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ027-202230-
Vernon-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville,
and Slagle
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            40
Temp (24h trend)      70 (0)       52 (+5)      74
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+4)      92 (+2)      49
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  6                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.13
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1113         76           1491
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3652         249          4893
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         E  3         S  7
Transport wnd (mph)   E  7         E  7         S 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3339         228          10437
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           53                        63
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ028-029-202230-
Rapides-Avoyelles-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville,
Bunkie, Cottonport, Simmesport, and Mansura
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      70 (0)       48 (+2)      75
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+3)      97 (+4)      51
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  6                     E  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.07
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1210         36           1498
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3971         118          4913
Transport wnd (m/s)   NE  3        E  2         S  7
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  7        E  5         S 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3630         72           10486
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           53                        62
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ030-031-202230-
Beauregard-Allen-
Including the cities of Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, and Kinder
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-2)      51 (+3)      75
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+5)      95 (+5)      54
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  6                     Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.11
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1126         45           1499
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3695         149          4918
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  4         E  2         S  7
Transport wnd (mph)   E  8         E  5         S 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     4504         90           10493
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          3            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           55                        63
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ032-033-202230-
Evangeline-St. Landry-
Including the cities of Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, and Eunice
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-2)      50 (+2)      75
RH % (24h trend)      39 (+3)      97 (+5)      54
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  7                     E  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1211         34           1426
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3972         113          4680
Transport wnd (m/s)   NE  3        E  2         S  6
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  7        E  5         S 13
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3633         68           8556
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           54                        62
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ041-042-202230-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-
Including the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, Hathaway,
Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, and Lake Arthur
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-4)      54 (+2)      75
RH % (24h trend)      40 (+6)      91 (+7)      57
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  7                     E  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   E  6         Lgt/Var      SE  8
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.10
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1155         39           1392
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3788         129          4566
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         E  3         S  7
Transport wnd (mph)   E  7         E  6         S 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3465         117          9744
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           55                        62
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ073-074-202230-
West Cameron-East Cameron-
Including the cities of Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake,
Klondike, Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Rutherford Beach
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-5)      59 (+5)      75
RH % (24h trend)      42 (+6)      86 (+8)      64
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE 10 G19                 E  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   E  7         SE  6        SE 11
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.08
Precip duration                                 1
Precip begin                                    1 PM
Precip end                                      Continuing
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1202         47           1283
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)3945         155          4210
Transport wnd (m/s)   E  3         SE  4        SE  7
Transport wnd (mph)   E  6         SE  9        SE 16
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3606         188          8981
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     1-8 STRIKES
MIX HGT 500           56                        63
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ043>045-202230-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Including the cities of Crowley, Rayne, Branch, Church Point,
Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade, and St. Martinville
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-3)      53 (+2)      76
RH % (24h trend)      40 (+4)      94 (+6)      55
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  8                     E  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NE  5        Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1234         39           1628
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4049         128          5340
Transport wnd (m/s)   NE  3        E  2         SE  7
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  7        E  5         SE 15
Vent rate (m/s-m)     3702         78           11396
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           55                        62
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ052-053-202230-
Vermilion-Iberia-
Including the cities of Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, and New Iberia
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-3)      55 (+2)      76
RH % (24h trend)      40 (+3)      92 (+6)      58
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  9 G17                 E  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   E  6         Lgt/Var      SE  9
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1247         45           1664
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4092         149          5460
Transport wnd (m/s)   NE  2        E  3         SE  7
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  5        E  7         SE 16
Vent rate (m/s-m)     2494         135          11648
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           56                        62
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
70s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ054-055-202230-
St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-
Including the cities of Morgan City, Burns Point, Centerville,
Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista, and Stephensville
230 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           MClear       PCldy        PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-5)      55 (+2)      76
RH % (24h trend)      43 (+4)      95 (+6)      59
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   NE  9 G17                 E  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   E  5         Lgt/Var      SE  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1313         50           1676
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4309         164          5499
Transport wnd (m/s)   NE  2        E  2         SE  6
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  5        E  5         SE 13
Vent rate (m/s-m)     2626         100          10056
Dispersion            FAIR         POOR         VERY GOOD
Category Day          2            1            4
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           57                        63
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

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