752  
FNUS74 KLIX 172301  
FWSLIX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CPT G-07...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
601 PM CDT WED MAY 17 2017  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
WE CAN BE REACHED AT (985) 649-0357 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS  
WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
GRADIENT FLOW FROM HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST  
AND LOW PRESSURE OVER THE PLAINS WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE  
MOIST GULF FLOW THROUGH SATURDAY. SLOW MOVING FRONTAL ZONE  
SETTLES INTO THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND FOR WET CONDITIONS  
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.  
   
REMARKS
 
 
1. PLEASE INCLUDE A FOG POTENTIAL STATEMENT FOR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING,  
INCLUDING TYPE OF FOG AND AREAL COVERAGE...........  
 
PATCHY LIGHT FOG IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT. WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE  
4 KNOTS OVERNIGHT AND MIXING IS EXPECTED. MODERATE TO DENSE FOG IS NOT ANTICIPATED.  
A MORE EASTERLY COMPONENT TO THE WINDS IS EXPECTED THURSDAY WITH WIND SPEEDS REMAINING  
ABOVE 3 KNOTS AND ONLY PATCHY LIGHT FOG EXPECTED FRIDAY MORNING.  
 
2. IS A RETURN FLOW, DRAINAGE FLOW, OR ANY OTHER NORTHERLY WIND EXPECTED TONIGHT?  
IF SO, DURING WHAT TIME FRAME?............  
 
NO NORTH FLOW EXPECTED TONIGHT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............72.  
HEAT INDEX..........77.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTH 4 TO 7 METERS/SECOND.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.04 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........57 60 65 70 69 68 67 67 68 68 70  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20  
TEMP............75 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71  
DEWPOINT........73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71  
RH..............93 97 98 99 100 100 100 100 100 100 100  
HEAT INDEX (F)..75 74 74 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 71  
20 FT WIND DIR..SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15 15 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3  
TRANS WIND DIR..SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE S S S S S  
TRANS SPD (M/S).6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.  
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............71.  
HEAT INDEX..........91.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 1200 FT  
AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTH 4 TO 6 METERS/SECOND SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST 7 TO 8 METERS/SECOND IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............6.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.05 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........70 80 80 80 80 80 80 61 61 61 61 61  
WEATHER COV.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20  
TEMP............70 70 71 72 74 76 79 81 84 85 85 83  
DEWPOINT........70 70 71 72 73 73 72 72 72 72 72 72  
RH..............100 100 100 100 98 90 81 74 68 65 65 69  
HEAT INDEX (F)..70 70 71 72 74 76 79 86 89 91 91 88  
20 FT WIND DIR..SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 15 15 15 15 15 20 20 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.7 1.7 1.7 3.2 3.2 3.2 1.2 1.2  
TRANS WIND DIR..S SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).4 6 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7  
LVORI...........8 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............71.  
HEAT INDEX..........84.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE  
EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHEAST 4 TO 7 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............6.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........61 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51  
WEATHER COV.....SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW  
TSTM COV........SCH  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............80 78 75 74 73 73 72 72 71 71 70 69  
DEWPOINT........72 72 72 73 73 73 72 72 71 71 70 69  
RH..............76 83 90 96 99 100 100 100 100 100 100 100  
HEAT INDEX (F)..84 78 75 74 73 73 72 72 71 71 70 69  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3  
TRANS WIND DIR..SSE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).7 7 7 7 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
LVORI...........3 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............70.  
HEAT INDEX..........92.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700-3100 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN  
DECREASING TO 800 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHEAST 4 TO 7 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............5.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........51 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............69 70 74 79 83 85 86 86 86 86 84 80  
DEWPOINT........69 70 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 72 72 72  
RH..............100 100 90 77 68 63 61 61 62 63 68 76  
HEAT INDEX (F)..69 70 74 79 87 90 91 91 92 92 89 84  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 5 5 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 20 20 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.9 0.9 0.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 0.8 0.8  
TRANS WIND DIR..SE ESE ESE ESE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).4 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 5  
LVORI...........8 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...NWS NEW ORLEANS  
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT SAUCIER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1709616.1/LIX  
.EMAIL SCOTT_SAUCIER@FWS.GOV  
 
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