Supression Forecast


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FNUS74 KLCH 241145
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Spot Forecast for Vernon IUA...USFS
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
645 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 2019
Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CDT on April 24. 
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...Dry weather pattern expected today. Rain chances 
ramp up overnight with the approach of strong low pressure 
advancing across Texas. 
.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). 
Max temperature.....Around 78. 
Min humidity........62 percent. 
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the 
                    late morning and afternoon. 
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the 
                    late morning and afternoon. 
Mixing height.......500-1700 ft AGL increasing to 2700-3700 ft AGL 
                    in the afternoon. 
Transport winds.....South 6 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 17 mph in 
                    the afternoon. 
TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 
Sky (%).........76  77  78  80  81  78  76  73  75  
Weather cov.....                                    
Weather type....                                    
Tstm cov........                                    
Temp............67  70  73  75  77  78  78  78  78  
RH..............87  81  73  69  64  62  62  62  62  
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   
20 FT wind spd..3   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   
20 FT wind gust.6   6   7   7   7   8   8   7   7   
Eye lvl wnd dir.SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   
Eye lvl wnd spd.3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   
Eye lvl wnd gst.4   5   5   5   5   6   6   5   5   
Mix hgt (kft)...0.5 0.7 1.7 2.7 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.6 
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   SE  S   
Transp wind spd.6   8   12  14  16  17  17  17  17  
.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of 
                    showers and thunderstorms in the evening. 
                    Showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
Min temperature.....Around 65. 
Max humidity........100 percent. 
Eye level winds.....South winds 5 to 6 mph. 
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph. Gusty and erratic winds 
                    expected near thunderstorms. 
Mixing height.......2800-4100 ft AGL decreasing to 400-1600 ft AGL 
                    in the late evening and overnight. 
Transport winds.....Southeast 7 to 16 mph. 
TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 
Sky (%).........76  78  80  81  83  87  91  95  95  95  96  92  
Weather cov.....    CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF 
Weather type....    RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  
Tstm cov........    CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF 
Temp............77  76  74  71  70  69  69  69  68  67  66  65  
RH..............64  66  74  81  84  90  90  90  93  97  97  100 
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   
20 FT wind gust.6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   8   8   7   7   
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6   5   5   
Mix hgt (kft)...3.9 4.1 2.8 1.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  
Transp wind spd.16  15  12  9   7   8   9   12  13  14  14  12  
.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Showers and 
                    thunderstorms early in the morning, then chance 
                    of showers and thunderstorms. 
Max temperature.....Around 79. 
Min humidity........58 percent. 
Eye level winds.....West winds 5 to 7 mph. 
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 7 mph. Gusty and erratic winds 
                    expected near thunderstorms. 
Mixing height.......400-2100 ft AGL increasing to 4100-5600 ft AGL. 
Transport winds.....Southeast 9 to 14 mph shifting to the southwest 
                    around 12 mph late in the afternoon. 
TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 
Sky (%).........88  84  82  80  78  73  68  64  65  66  67  63  
Weather cov.....DEF CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC 
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  
Tstm cov........DEF CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC 
Temp............65  65  66  68  71  73  76  77  79  79  79  78  
RH..............97  97  93  90  81  76  66  64  60  58  58  60  
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   6   6   6   5   5   6   6   7   7   
20 FT wind gust.6   6   6   7   7   7   6   6   7   8   10  8   
Eye lvl wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   
Eye lvl wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   6   7   6   
Mix hgt (kft)...0.4 0.4 1.2 2.1 2.9 3.5 4.1 4.8 5.0 5.3 5.6 4.1 
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  
Transp wind spd.9   9   14  20  23  22  20  16  15  15  14  12  
$$
Forecaster...MARCOTTE
Requested by...Eric stuart
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1907083.0/LCH
.DELDT 04/24/19
.EMAIL Ericstuart@fs.fed.us