935  
FNUS74 KLCH 141038  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SANDY CREEK RX COMP. 75...US FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
538 AM CDT THU JUN 14 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 CDT ON JUNE 14.  
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
 
 
DAILY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH  
FRIDAY. A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND WILL  
BRING INCREASING COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS  
WEEKEND.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800-6900 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........55 54 53 50 48 45 50 54 59 57  
WEATHER COV.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............78 82 85 87 89 90 91 91 91 90  
RH..............82 77 72 65 61 58 56 54 54 56  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW S S S S SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST. 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 6  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW SW SW SW S S S S SE SE  
EYE LVL WND SPD.1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3  
EYE LVL WND GST.2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0 2.6 3.2 3.7 4.3 4.9 5.6 6.2 6.9 6.8  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW SW S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 6  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING,  
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE  
EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-6600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-2200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH  
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........56 54 49 43 38 35 31 28 33 37 42 44  
WEATHER COV.....CHC SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........CHC SCH SCH SCH  
TEMP............88 86 83 80 78 76 76 75 74 74 73 73  
RH..............59 63 70 77 82 87 87 90 93 90 93 93  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 6 6 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE SE SE S S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2  
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.6 6.5 5.7 5.0 4.2 3.2 2.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S SW SW S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.7 8 10 13 15 15 14 12 9 8 6 5  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-6900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 3 TO 10 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........45 47 47 48 48 47 45 44 48 52 56 56  
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............72 72 77 81 85 87 88 90 91 91 91 90  
RH..............97 97 85 79 72 65 61 56 54 56 56 58  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..1 1 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 6  
20 FT WIND GUST. 4 4 4 4 6 6 6 7  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S SE SE SE SE SE SE  
EYE LVL WND SPD.1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST. 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.8 0.7 1.7 2.6 3.6 4.7 5.8 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.2  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.3 3 3 5 6 7 7 8 9 9 10 10  
 

 
FORECASTER...PATRICK  
REQUESTED BY...JOEY SILVA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1811452.0/LCH  
.DELDT 06/14/18  
.EMAIL JRSILVA@FS.FED.US  
 
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