380  
FNUS74 KLIX 181212  
FWSLIX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CPT O-13...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
612 AM CST MON FEB 18 2019  
 
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.  
 
1) NO FOG EXPECTED AT YOUR SITE THROUGH TUESDAY.  
 
2) YOU MAY HAVE RECEIVED A TRACE BUT NO MEASUREABLE PRECIP OCCURRED  
AT YOUR SITE OVERNIGHT. THE VERY LIGHT DROPS OF RAIN EVERY ONCE IN A  
WHILE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MID AFTERNOON BUT NO MEASUREABLE  
PRECIP IS EXPECTED WITH THIS.  
 
3) WE DO NOT SEE ANY TIME FRAME WHERE RH VALUES WOULD HAVE THE POTENTIAL  
TO DROP BELOW 28% TODAY.  
 
4) THIS COULD BE YOUR BIGGEST ISSUE. GUSTS COULD BE AS HIGH AS 26 MPH  
BETWEEN NOW AND NOON TODAY. ALTHOUGH WIND GUSTS MAY FALL A BIT INTO THE  
AFTERNOON, THEY WILL STILL BE IN THE LOWER 20S FOR GUSTS DURING THE  
AFTERNOON HOURS FINALLY FALLING TO AROUND 15MPH GUSTS BY 4PM.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
THE COLD FRONT THAT MOVED THROUGH LAST NIGHT WILL MOVE  
BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT INTO THE REGION ON TUESDAY AND STALL  
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A WET PATTERN IS  
EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............48 DECREASING TO 43 LATE IN THE MORNING.  
WIND (20 FT).......NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...396-579 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.NORTHEAST 10 TO 12 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............3.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CST) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........99 97 97 95 93 91 91 90 90 92 91  
WEATHER COV.....SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 20 20 20 10 0 10 10 0 0 10  
TEMP............55 54 54 55 57 60 62 63 64 63 62  
DEWPOINT........50 48 47 46 45 45 44 42 41 42 43  
RH..............83 80 77 72 64 58 52 46 43 46 50  
20 FT WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 16 16 14 14 14 14 14 13 12 12  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5  
TRANS WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).11 11 10 10 10 11 11 11 12 12 12  
LVORI...........4 4 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.  
MAX HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............43.  
WIND (20 FT).......NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...305 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.EAST AROUND 13 METERS/SECOND.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.03 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CST) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........90 93 92 93 93 97 96 97 97 97 97 93  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20  
TEMP............60 59 57 57 56 56 55 55 54 54 54 54  
DEWPOINT........44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 43 43 43 44  
RH..............55 57 62 62 64 64 66 66 66 66 66 69  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE NE ENE ENE NE ENE NE ENE  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 10 9 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 12 12 13 13 14 14 14 13 14 13 13  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.3 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..NE NE NE ENE ENE ENE E E E E E E  
TRANS SPD (M/S).13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............46 INCREASING TO 61.  
WIND (20 FT).......SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...244-457 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTHEAST 10 TO 11 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............4.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.08 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........89 92 97 99 99 99 99 99 98 98 94 90  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC 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  
CHC OF PCPN (%).30 30 30 30 30 30 60 60 60 60 60 60  
TEMP............54 54 55 55 57 59 60 62 63 64 65 66  
DEWPOINT........45 46 47 48 50 52 54 56 58 59 60 61  
RH..............71 74 74 77 77 78 81 81 84 84 84 84  
20 FT WIND DIR..ENE ENE ENE ENE E E E E E E ESE ESE  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 8 8 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 12 12 12 13  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2  
TRANS WIND DIR..E E E E E E ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 11 11 11  
LVORI...........3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...NWS NEW ORLEANS  
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT SAUCIER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1901610.1/LIX  
.DELDT 02/18/19  
.EMAIL SSAUCIER1.SS@GMAIL.COM  
 
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