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
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A weak cold front will cross the region this morning with only a
few showers possible along the front due to limited moisture
aloft. Cooler and drier air is expected behind the front later
this morning into Friday. 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.

TXZ180-259-260-192245-
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
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      73 (-9)      47 (-10)     71
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-23)     89 (-6)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6                      NE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1381         126          1069
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4531         414          3506
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  6        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 12         NE 13        E  9
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6905         756          4276
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           60                        53
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ201-261-262-192245-
Hardin-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Silsbee, Gist, Buna, Evadale,
and Deweyville
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      75 (-7)      48 (-11)     72
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-18)     85 (-10)     42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6                      NE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         Lgt/Var      E  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1419         116          1143
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4656         379          3751
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  4        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 10         NE  9        E  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7095         464          4572
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           61                        54
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 60. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

TXZ215-216-192245-
Jefferson-Orange-
Including the cities of Beaumont, Sabine Pass,
Sea Rim State Park, Orange, Vidor, and Bridge City
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-7)      49 (-12)     72
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-18)     81 (-10)     42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 10                      NE  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NE  8        NE  7        E  7
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1483         41           1190
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4866         136          3904
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  4        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 10         NE  9        E  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7415         164          4760
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           63                        53
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ027-192245-
Vernon-
Including the cities of Fort Polk, Pickering, Leesville,
and Slagle
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-10)     45 (-11)     70
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-16)     92 (-2)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  6                      NE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         NE  5        E  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1384         333          1077
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4539         1093         3535
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  6        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 10         NE 14        E  9
Vent rate (m/s-m)     6920         1998         4308
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           58                        52
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs
in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ028-029-192245-
Rapides-Avoyelles-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Pineville, Effie, Marksville,
Bunkie, Cottonport, Simmesport, and Mansura
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      70 (-12)     42 (-12)     70
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-12)     98 (+2)      40
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      NE  6
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  8         NE  6        NE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1344         64           1154
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4411         211          3785
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         NE  5        NE  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         NE 10        NE  9
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8064         320          4616
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           56                        50
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ030-031-192245-
Beauregard-Allen-
Including the cities of Bundick Lake, De Ridder, Fields, Oretta,
Oakdale, and Kinder
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      72 (-10)     44 (-13)     70
RH % (24h trend)      34 (-16)     94 (-4)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  8                      NE  5
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  6         NE  5        Lgt/Var
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1405         66           1090
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4610         218          3577
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  6        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 10         NE 14        E  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7025         396          4360
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           60                        52
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs 73 to 78. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ032-033-192245-
Evangeline-St. Landry-
Including the cities of Ville Platte, Beaver, St. Landry, Mamou,
Reddell, Lawtell, Opelousas, and Eunice
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      69 (-12)     43 (-14)     70
RH % (24h trend)      36 (-12)     95 (+1)      41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 10                      NE  7
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N  9         NE  8        NE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1291         56           1170
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4235         184          3840
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         N  4         NE  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         N  9         NE  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     9037         224          4680
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           58                        52
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 70s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ041-042-192245-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-
Including the cities of Lake Charles, Sulphur, Hathaway,
Jennings, Topsy, Roanoke, Welsh, and Lake Arthur
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-7)      46 (-14)     71
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-18)     84 (-12)     41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  9                      NE  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NE  8        NE  7        E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1465         55           1181
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4808         181          3875
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  4        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 12         NE  9        E  9
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7325         220          4724
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           61                        52
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around 5 mph.

$$

LAZ073-074-192245-
West Cameron-East Cameron-
Including the cities of Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Grand Lake,
Klondike, Cameron, Creole, Grand Chenier, and Rutherford Beach
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      74 (-4)      50 (-13)     70
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-21)     78 (-14)     42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 12                      NE 10 G18
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   NE 10        NE  9        E  8
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1504         69           1205
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4933         227          3953
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  5         NE  7        E  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 12         NE 15        E  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7520         483          4820
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         GOOD
Category Day          3            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           62                        53
Keetch-Byram          301-400      301-400      301-400

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 70s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s.
Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs
in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ043>045-192245-
Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Including the cities of Crowley, Rayne, Branch, Church Point,
Richard, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge, Cade, and St. Martinville
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-10)     46 (-14)     70
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-14)     92 (0)       41
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 11                      NE  8
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N 10         N  9         NE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1257         68           1218
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4123         224          3996
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  7         N  4         NE  4
Transport wnd (mph)   N 15         N  9         NE  8
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8799         272          4872
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         GOOD
Category Day          4            1            3
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           60                        52
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ052-053-192245-
Vermilion-Iberia-
Including the cities of Abbeville, Intracoastal City, Meaux,
Forked Island, Kaplan, and New Iberia
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      71 (-8)      47 (-14)     70
RH % (24h trend)      37 (-18)     88 (-4)      40
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N 12                      NE  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N 11         N 10         E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1285         73           1237
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4215         241          4058
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         NE  6        E  3
Transport wnd (mph)   N 14         NE 14        E  7
Vent rate (m/s-m)     7710         438          3711
Dispersion            GOOD         POOR         FAIR
Category Day          3            1            2
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           62                        54
Keetch-Byram          201-300      201-300      201-300

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ054-055-192245-
St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-
Including the cities of Morgan City, Burns Point, Centerville,
Franklin, Patterson, Berwick, Bayou Vista, and Stephensville
240 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0
Temp (24h trend)      73 (-6)      49 (-12)     71
RH % (24h trend)      40 (-17)     92 (-3)      42
20ftWnd-val/AM(mph)   N  9                      NE  9
20ftWnd-rdg/PM(mph)   N 10         N  9         E  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Mixing hgt(m-AGL/MSL) 1344         87           1324
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL/MSL)4410         286          4344
Transport wnd (m/s)   N  6         N  7         E  3
Transport wnd (mph)   N 13         N 15         E  6
Vent rate (m/s-m)     8064         609          3972
Dispersion            VERY GOOD    POOR         FAIR
Category Day          4            1            2
LAL                   NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
MIX HGT 500           63                        54
Keetch-Byram          < 200        < 200        < 200

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs
in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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