978  
FNUS74 KLCH 171204  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SWAMP RABBIT FIRE...FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
704 AM CDT MON JUL 17 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0900 CDT ON JULY 17.  
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
 
 
A WEAKNESS ALOFT WILL COMBINE WITH DAYTIME HEATING, AND A  
VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS TO PRODUCE ROUNDS OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL  
BE NEAR THE SPOT FORECAST SITE SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE, THEN  
GRADUALLY DECREASE BY MID MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
WILL REDEVELOP LATER TODAY, WITH THE BEST COVERAGE OF STORMS  
DURING THE LATE MORNING INTO AFTERNOON HOURS.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO 5 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........71 73 74 74 75 74 74 73 73  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY  
TEMP............83 84 85 86 87 87 87 87 86  
RH..............77 74 72 70 68 68 68 68 70  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 3 5 6 6 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE SE SE SE SE S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.2 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 4 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........73 73 70 66 63 63 63 63 63 64 64 64  
WEATHER COV.....LKY SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........LKY SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............86 84 83 81 80 79 79 78 78 78 78 77  
RH..............68 72 74 82 85 88 88 91 91 91 91 94  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 1  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1  
EYE LVL WND GST.10 10 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 4 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........65 65 68 72 75 76 78 79 74 69 64 64  
WEATHER COV.....CHC 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........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............77 77 79 82 84 86 87 88 88 88 88 87  
RH..............90 90 85 79 74 70 65 63 63 63 63 65  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE E SE SE SE SE S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..1 1 1 1 2 3 5 6 6 6 6 7  
20 FT WIND GUST. 5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE E SE SE SE SE S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST. 5 5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
 

 
FORECASTER...RUA  
REQUESTED BY...HERMAN HALL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1712870.0/LCH  
.EMAIL HERMAN_HALL@FWS.GOV  
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab LA Page
The Nexlab TX Page Main Text Page