640  
FNUS74 KLCH 121142  
FWSLCH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GARFISH...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
642 AM CDT FRI JUL 12 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0700 CDT ON JULY 12.  
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.  
   
IMPORTANT REMARKS
 
 
LIGHTNING ACTIVITY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING  
THE AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE 1 TO 5 LIGHTNING STRIKES  
PER MINUTE. INTENSITY OF THUNDERSTORMS UNCERTAIN, WILL BE BEST TO  
CALL THE NWS OFFICE IF YOU SEE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING AND THEY  
CAN GIVE YOU THE BEST REAL TIME INFORMATION ON HOW INTENSE THE  
LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL...NO FOG EXPECTED.  
 
WIND GUSTS OR CHANGE IN DIRECTION...IT IS POSSIBLE WITH THE  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT GUSTY AND VARIABLE WIND CONDITIONS COULD OCCUR.  
 
TORNADOES...MOST LIKELY TORNADOES WILL OCCUR TO THE EAST CLOSER TO  
THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BARRY. SOME STRONG GRADIENT WINDS MAY  
OCCUR ON SATURDAY AS TROPICAL STORM BARRY APPROACHES THE COAST. SOME  
GUSTS 30 TO 35 MPH MAY OCCUR WITH THE OCCASIONAL SQUALLS.  
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT...1/4 TO 1/2 INCH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNTS SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...1 TO 3 INCHES.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 95.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)....2075  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)...6809  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)......NE 11  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)......NE 25  
 
TIME (CDT) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........44 46 48 49 51 53 54 58 62 65 69  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............80 83 86 89 91 92 93 93 93 93 92  
RH..............88 80 72 66 62 60 58 58 58 58 60  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 9 10 12 12 12 13 13 12 12 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 13 14 16 16 16 18 18 17 17 17  
EYE LVL WND DIR.N N N N N N N N N N N  
EYE LVL WND SPD.7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8  
EYE LVL WND GST.10 10 10 12 12 12 14 14 13 13 13  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE  
EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)....80  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)...261  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)......NE 9  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)......NE 21  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........73 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 81 85 88 92  
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 SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
TEMP............91 89 87 84 83 82 81 81 81 80 80 79  
RH..............62 66 70 77 80 82 82 82 82 85 85 88  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..10 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 12 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 16 16 14 14 14 14 16 16 16 17 18  
EYE LVL WND DIR.N N N N N N N N N N N N  
EYE LVL WND SPD.8 8 8 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9  
EYE LVL WND GST.12 12 12 10 10 10 10 12 12 12 13 14  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.  
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 16 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 21 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)....1219  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)...4000  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)......N 10  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)......N 23  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........95 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 92 91 91  
WEATHER COV.....CHC LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY  
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 SCH  
TEMP............79 79 80 82 84 85 86 86 86 86 86 86  
RH..............88 88 85 79 74 72 72 72 72 75 75 75  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N N N NW NW NW NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 12 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.18 19 19 19 19 21 19 19 19 18 17 16  
EYE LVL WND DIR.N N N N N N N N NW NW NW NW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.9 10 10 10 10 11 10 10 10 9 8 8  
EYE LVL WND GST.14 14 14 14 14 16 14 14 14 14 13 12  
 

 
FORECASTER...RUA  
REQUESTED BY...SAMI GRAY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1912085.1/LCH  
.DELDT 07/12/19  
.EMAIL JON_WESTERBY@FWS.GOV,SAMI_GRAY@FWS.GOV  
 
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