087  
FNUS74 KLCH 091058  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCK/TROUT CREEK COMP 84,85...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
558 AM CDT FRI APR 9 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0600 CDT ON APRIL 09.  
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
 
 
DUE TO CLOUD COVER, TEMPERATURES WILL RISE LITTLE AND RELATIVE  
HUMIDITIES WILL ONLY FALL TO NEAR 60 PERCENT. WINDS WILL OUT OF  
THE SOUTH AND INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THE  
POTENTIAL FOR FOG IS LOW.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY  
SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-3300 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 17 TO 24 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........92 95 88 84 81 86 85 90 91 90 90 68  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC  
TEMP............67 66 66 68 73 77 79 82 83 83 84 83  
RH..............100 100 100 100 87 79 72 65 63 63 63 63  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 5 6 6 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 6 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 10  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 3 4 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 5  
EYE LVL WND GST.9 4 5 5 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 8  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.2 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.7 2.9 3.2 3.3 2.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.18 17 20 21 22 23 23 23 23 23 24 24  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). THUNDERSTORMS  
AND SHOWERS LIKELY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY  
IN THE MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 TO 22 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST  
AROUND 12 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........72 78 89 77 75 82 89 92 95 91 92 77  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY CHC LKY CHC CHC CHC SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY CHC LKY CHC CHC CHC SCH  
TEMP............82 78 75 73 70 69 68 68 68 68 67 66  
RH..............67 76 84 90 97 100 100 100 100 100 100 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S SW SW W W NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 6 6 6 6 6 5 2 2 2 2 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 7 6  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S S S S S S S SW SW W W NW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.4 4 4 4 4 4 3 1 1 1 1 1  
EYE LVL WND GST.7 5 5 5 5 5 4 2 2 2 2 2  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.9 0.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S SW W W NW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.22 22 17 18 20 20 16 16 13 13 13 12  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY  
IN THE MORNING.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY  
IN THE MORNING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700-3300 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........62 56 53 36 29 9 12 14 14 15 15 14  
WEATHER COV.....SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW  
TSTM COV........SCH  
TEMP............64 62 61 62 66 69 71 73 76 77 78 77  
RH..............100 100 100 100 93 81 73 66 56 52 47 48  
20 FT WIND DIR..NW NW N N N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.4 4 6 7 10 10 10 7 7  
EYE LVL WND DIR.NW NW N N N NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.2 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.3 3 4 5 5 5 7 7 7 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.9 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.5 2.8 3.0 3.3 2.7  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NW NW N N N N N N N NW NW N  
TRANSP WIND SPD.15 15 18 18 18 20 20 18 18 18 18 16  
 

 
FORECASTER...PATRICK  
REQUESTED BY...MATTHEW TRAYNHAM  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2108433.0/LCH  
.DELDT 04/09/21  
.EMAIL MATTHEW.TRAYNHAM@USDA.GOV  
 
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