756  
FNUS74 KLCH 282149  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR IBIS...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
449 PM CDT THU JUN 28 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1700 CDT ON JUNE 28.  
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
 
 
DAYTIME HEATING DRIVEN STORMS WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE  
OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. NO PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED  
OVERNIGHT AND FOG IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE A CONCERN.  
 
ANOTHER ROUND OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
WILL DEVELOP DURING THE LATE MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING  
FRIDAY. THESE STORMS WILL BE VERY SLOW MOVING. IF CAUGHT UNDER ONE  
OF THESE STORMS, RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE.  
 
SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE SPOT FORECAST  
PERIOD WHICH SHOULD KEEP SMOKE AWAY FROM HWY 27. HOWEVER, NEARBY STORMS  
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO TEMPORARILY ALTER WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...1128 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 METERS/SECOND.  
 
TIME (CDT) 5PM  
SKY (%).........36  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............88  
RH..............66  
20 FT WIND DIR..S  
20 FT WIND SPD..8  
20 FT WIND GUST.12  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.6  
EYE LVL WND GST.9  
MIX HGT (KM)....1.1  
TRANS WIND DIR..SW  
TRANS SPD (M/S).6  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...457-945 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 METERS/SECOND.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........32 28 24 20 16 17 18 19 26 33 40 42  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............87 85 85 84 84 84 83 83 83 83 82 82  
RH..............68 77 77 80 80 80 82 82 82 82 88 88  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S S S SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 7 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 7  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S SW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.7 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.10 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 7 5  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5  
TRANS WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S S SW SW  
TRANS SPD (M/S).6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...549-1067 METERS AGL INCREASING TO 1036-1402  
METERS AGL LATE IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHWEST 4 TO 5 METERS/SECOND.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........43 45 46 47 48 46 43 41 37 34 30 28  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............82 82 84 85 87 88 88 89 89 89 89 88  
RH..............88 88 82 77 72 70 70 68 68 68 68 68  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.7 6 7 7 7 10 10 10 12 12 12 12  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 5 5 5 7 7 8 9 9 9 9  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.0  
TRANS WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANS SPD (M/S).5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5  
 

 
FORECASTER...JONES  
REQUESTED BY...JON KING  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1812084.0/LCH  
.DELDT 06/28/18  
.EMAIL JON_KING@FWS.GOV  
 
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