Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CALCASIEU RD COMP  371...U.S.FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
719 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL TAP INTO THE MOIST AND
UNSTABLE AIR MASS FOR CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY. WINDS AROUND DAYBREAK ARE LIGHT AT OF THE NORTH DUE
TO AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY FROM CONVECTION ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA.
HOWEVER...WINDS LATER THIS MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMING FROM
A SOUTHEAST DIRECTION. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN LIGHT FROM THE SOUTHEAST
FOR MOST OF THE DAY. HOWEVER...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE
FORECAST FOR LATE THIS MORNING INTO AFTERNOON...AND WINDS WILL BE
HIGHER AND MORE VARIABLE NEAR THE STORMS.

.TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT MAINLY SOUTHEAST WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
TEMP (F)........76  78  79  81  81  82  82  81
RH (%)..........74  69  69  65  65  63  63  65
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E
EYE LVL WND SPD.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.4 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.6 4.0 3.6
MIX HGT (KM)....0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.6   5   5   5   5   5   5   6
TRANS SPD (M/S).3   2   2   2   2   2   2   3

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
TEMP (F)........80     76     73     72     71     70
RH (%)..........67     76     84     84     87     90
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2    SE 2
EYE LVL WND GST.5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.2    2.1    0.8    0.9    0.9    1.0
MIX HGT (KM)....1.0    0.6    0.2    0.3    0.3    0.3
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 6   SE 7   SE 10  SE 12  SE 12  SE 10
TRAN WIND (M/S).SE 3   SE 3   SE 4   SE 5   SE 5   SE 4

.FRIDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
TEMP (F)........69     71     76     80     82     82
RH (%)..........90     87     76     69     67     69
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 2   SE 2   SE 4   SE 4   SE 5   SE 5
EYE LVL WND GST.5      5      8      9      12     10
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.9    1.2    1.9    4.0    5.1    5.3
MIX HGT (KM)....0.3    0.4    0.6    1.2    1.6    1.6
TRANSPORT WIND..S 9    S 9    S 13   SE 15  SE 17  S 20
TRAN WIND (M/S).S 4    S 4    S 6    SE 7   SE 8   S 9

$$

FORECASTER...RUA
REQUESTED BY...RUSS MARCHION
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150423.CALCA.01/LCH


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