Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SABINE UNIT 3 RIDGE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
756 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY. THIS
WILL PROVIDE DRIER CONDITIONS...ALONG WITH NORTH WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 17 TO 26 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 13
                    TO 16 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSION....VERY GOOD.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........18  18  18  18  18  18  19  20
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........70  71  72  73  74  74  74  73
RH (%)..........68  63  61  57  53  51  48  51
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.6   6   6   6   5   5   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
MIX HGT (KM)....0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
TRANSP WIND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.23  22  20  18  17  16  14  13
TRANS SPD (M/S).10  10  9   8   8   7   6   6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 17 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSION....GOOD.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........21  22  23  24  25  25  26  27  26  25  24  22
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........72  71  68  66  65  64  63  63  62  61  61  61
RH (%)..........55  59  59  61  63  65  68  73  70  73  70  72
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
MIX HGT (KM)....0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E
TRANSP WIND SPD.13  12  10  10  10  10  10  12  13  14  16  17
TRANS SPD (M/S).6   5   4   4   4   4   4   5   6   6   7   8

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSION....VERY GOOD.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........21  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP (F)........60  60  62  65  68  71  72  74  75  75  75  75
RH (%)..........75  78  73  68  63  61  59  58  58  58  56  60
EYE LVL WND DIR.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.5 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4
MIX HGT (KM)....0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0
TRANSP WIND DIR.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.18  20  20  18  17  16  15  15  15  16  17  18
TRANS SPD (M/S).8   9   9   8   8   7   7   7   7   7   8   8

$$

FORECASTER...RUA
REQUESTED BY...JON KING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150420.SABIN.01/LCH



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