001  
FNUS74 KLCH 051143  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CAL C-373...US FS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
543 AM CST SUN FEB 5 2023  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON FEBRUARY 05.  
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
 
 
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH  
PRESSURE EAST OF THE REGION WILL KEEP A SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST FLOW  
IN PLACE. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE BY TUESDAY  
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS THE NEXT FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 4 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6 TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CST) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........37 38 38 33 36 41 43 36 24  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............49 55 59 64 66 67 67 68 66  
RH..............86 77 72 67 63 61 59 54 61  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S SW SW SW W W W SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 9 10 10 10 10 10 9 7  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S SW SW SW W W W SW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.6 5 6 6 6 6 6 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 1.1 2.0 3.4 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.3 0.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S SW SW W W W W W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 9 10 10 8 8 7 6  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG AFTER  
3 AM.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 4 MPH LATE IN  
THE EVENING, THEN DECREASING TO AROUND 3 MPH  
LATE IN THE EVENING.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN  
THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE  
EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 3 TO 7 MPH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........15 13 14 14 16 16 17 20 27 32 36 39  
WEATHER COV..... PTY PTY  
WEATHER TYPE.... FOG FOG  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............63 59 55 54 52 51 50 50 49 49 48 48  
RH..............67 75 86 86 93 93 96 93 96 93 96 96  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..0 2 2 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 6 7 7 9 8 8 8 7 7  
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW SW S S S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.0 1 1 2 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 2  
EYE LVL WND GST.3 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 4  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.5 3 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 6  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY  
IN THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 3 MPH INCREASING TO  
SOUTH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 16 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........41 43 43 45 43 41 39 39 40 41 42 43  
WEATHER COV.....PTY PTY PTY  
WEATHER TYPE....FOG FOG FOG  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............48 46 48 53 58 63 67 68 69 70 68 67  
RH..............96 100 100 89 75 65 59 57 53 51 54 55  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S SE SE S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 3 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 7 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 18 18 18  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S SE SE S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.2 2 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 6  
EYE LVL WND GST.4 4 5 6 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 11  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.4 0.4 0.9 1.3 2.2 3.0 3.4 3.7 4.0 2.9 1.8  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.6 6 7 7 10 13 15 16 16 16 16 15  
 

 
FORECASTER...LOCKWOOD  
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN GIDCUMB  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2301939.1/LCH  
.DELDT 02/05/23  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL BRIAN.GIDCUMB@USDA.GOV  
 
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