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FNUS74 KLIX 101203  
FWSLIX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HOMOCHITTO BB 65...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
703 AM CDT WED JUL 10 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.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
RAIN CHANCES WILL RISE THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS A  
DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE MOVES FROM EAST TO WEST ACROSS THE NORTH  
GULF COAST REGION.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............76.  
HEAT INDEX..........103.  
WIND (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN  
THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-5000 FT AGL IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN  
DECREASING TO 2900 FT AGL LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...244 METERS AGL INCREASING TO 1097-1524 METERS  
AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON,  
THEN DECREASING TO 884 METERS AGL LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 12 MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.NORTH 3 TO 5 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............4.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........30 31 38 49 72 81  
WEATHER COV..... CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 40 40 40  
TEMP............77 84 90 91 92 89  
DEWPOINT........75 77 77 76 75 76  
RH..............94 80 66 62 58 66  
HEAT INDEX (F)..77 94 103 103 103 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..NW NNW N N NNW NNW  
20 FT WIND SPD..2 4 4 5 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.4 6 7 8 11 10  
MIX HGT (FT)....800 800 3600 5000 5000 2900  
MIX HGT (M).....240 240 1100 1520 1520 880  
TRANSP WIND DIR.N N NNE N N N  
TRANSP WIND SPD.7 7 10 10 10 12  
TRANS WIND DIR..N N NNE N N N  
TRANS SPD (M/S).3 3 4 4 4 5  
LVORI...........6 4 3 1 1 3  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.  
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............75.  
HEAT INDEX..........95.  
WIND (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...305-884 METERS AGL DECREASING TO 152 METERS AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.NORTHEAST 3 TO 5 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............5.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.06 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........80 89 84 88 67 40  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC S CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).40 40 40 40 20 20  
TEMP............86 82 80 78 77 76  
DEWPOINT........75 76 76 76 75 75  
RH..............70 82 88 94 94 97  
HEAT INDEX (F)..95 89 86 78 77 76  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N NW NNE NNE NNE  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 4 2 2 2 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.8 6 6 6 6 6  
MIX HGT (FT)....2900 1000 500 500 500 500  
MIX HGT (M).....880 300 150 150 150 150  
TRANSP WIND DIR.N N N N NE NE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.12 8 6 6 7 7  
TRANS WIND DIR..N N N N NE NE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).5 4 3 3 3 3  
LVORI...........3 5 6 6 7 7  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............75.  
HEAT INDEX..........102.  
WIND (20 FT).......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTY  
AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3900-4100 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...152-671 METERS AGL INCREASING TO 1189-1250  
METERS AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 7 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
AROUND 17 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.EAST 3 TO 7 METERS/SECOND SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............4.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.13 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........49 58 57 58 59 60  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 30 30 30 70 70  
TEMP............75 79 85 89 90 90  
DEWPOINT........74 76 77 76 76 75  
RH..............97 91 77 66 64 62  
HEAT INDEX (F)..75 79 96 100 102 101  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE ENE ENE NE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 5 5 6 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 8 10 11 12 12  
MIX HGT (FT)....500 700 2200 2200 4100 3900  
MIX HGT (M).....150 210 670 670 1250 1190  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE NE ENE ENE ENE ENE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.7 7 12 12 15 17  
TRANS WIND DIR..NE NE ENE ENE ENE ENE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).3 3 5 5 7 8  
LVORI...........6 6 3 3 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...NWS NEW ORLEANS  
REQUESTED BY...CHARLES BOLT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1912015.0/LIX  
.DELDT 07/10/19  
.EMAIL CHARLES.BOLT@USDA.GOV  
 
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