923  
FNUS74 KLCH 101023  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HICKORY CREEK RX...NPS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
523 AM CDT WED MAY 10 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0600 CDT ON MAY 09.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL PREVAIL TODAY.  
LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 10 MPH  
THIS AFTERNOON. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT, WITH A  
SMALL CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.  
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).  
WIND (20 FT)........  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........77 72 70 69 67 65 62 60 55 51 46 47  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP (F)........67 67 69 72 76 78 80 82 83 84 84 83  
RH (%)..........97 97 93 84 76 71 67 63 61 57 57 59  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 5 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE SE SE SE S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.2 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.2 1.2 1.9 2.5 3.1 3.4 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.7  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.4 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 9 12 13 14 14 14 15 16 16 17  
TRANS SPD (M/S).4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).  
WIND (20 FT)........  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........49 50 56 62 68 70 72 74 76 78 80 81  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP (F)........81 79 76 74 72 70 70 69 69 68 68 68  
RH (%)..........60 64 71 79 84 90 90 93 93 100 100 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S SE S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 5 5 5  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S SE S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2  
EYE LVL WND GST.15 15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.2 2.8 2.3 1.8 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9  
MIX HGT (KM)....1.0 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.17 16 15 13 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 8  
TRANS SPD (M/S).8 7 7 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........82 83 84 85 85 85 84 84 80 76 72 68  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP (F)........68 69 71 73 75 78 81 83 84 84 84 83  
RH (%)..........100 97 93 90 87 79 69 65 63 63 63 63  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 3 5 5 6 6 7 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.9 0.9 1.3 1.7 2.1 2.8 3.5 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.3 4.7  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 8 9 9 12 13 14 14 14 14 15  
TRANS SPD (M/S).4 4 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 7  
 

 
 
FORECASTER...LOCKWOOD  
REQUESTED BY...FULTON JEANSONNE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1708869.0/LCH  
 
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