100  
FNUS74 KLIX 160031  
FWSLIX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR DE SOTO 6250...USDA FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
731 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
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
 
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE AREA  
THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD IN ON  
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  
 
REMARKS...PATCHY LIGHT FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY  
TUESDAY MORNING.  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............73.  
WIND (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-600 FT AGL.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...30-183 METERS AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.SOUTH AROUND 1 METERS/SECOND SHIFTING TO THE  
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
LVORI...............9.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.42 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........45 45 64 70 82  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........S CHC S CHC S CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).30 30 30 40 50  
TEMP............75 74 74 73 72  
DEWPOINT........75 74 74 73 72  
RH..............100 100 100 100 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE E ENE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 2 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.4 4 4 4  
MIX HGT (FT)....600 200 200 100 200  
MIX HGT (M).....180 60 60 30 60  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S SSE SSE ENE E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.3 3 3 3 3  
TRANS WIND DIR..S SSE SSE ENE E  
TRANS SPD (M/S).1 1 1 1 1  
LVORI...........7 9 8 9 10  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............72.  
WIND (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-2800 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...61-366 METERS AGL INCREASING TO 732-853 METERS  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 3 TO 5 MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.EAST 1 TO 2 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............7.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.30 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........88 88 86 81 70 67  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ S CHC CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).50 20 30 30 30 30  
TEMP............71 72 76 81 84 82  
DEWPOINT........71 72 73 73 73 74  
RH..............100 100 90 77 70 77  
20 FT WIND DIR..NNE NE NE ENE ENE ENE  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 3 4 4 4 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.4 4 6 6 6 4  
MIX HGT (FT)....200 500 1200 1200 2800 2400  
MIX HGT (M).....60 150 370 370 850 730  
TRANSP WIND DIR.E NE ENE ENE ESE E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.3 3 3 3 5 3  
TRANS WIND DIR..E NE ENE ENE ESE E  
TRANS SPD (M/S).1 1 1 1 2 1  
LVORI...........10 8 5 4 3 4  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............72 DECREASING TO 66 IN THE LATE EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT).......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTY AND  
ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY  
IN THE EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400 FT AGL AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...183-732 METERS AGL DECREASING TO 122 METERS AGL  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 3 TO 9  
MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.EAST AROUND 1 METERS/SECOND SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 1 TO 4 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............6.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.05 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 10 PM 2 AM  
SKY (%).........66 66 67  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).30 30 30  
TEMP............79 72 69  
DEWPOINT........73 68 66  
RH..............82 87 90  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NNE NNE  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 4 4  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 6  
MIX HGT (FT)....2400 600 400  
MIX HGT (M).....730 180 120  
TRANSP WIND DIR.E NNE NNE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.3 8 7  
TRANS WIND DIR..E NNE NNE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).1 4 3  
LVORI...........4 5 6  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............62.  
WIND (20 FT).......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-2500 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT (M)...122-427 METERS AGL INCREASING TO 732-762 METERS  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 9 TO 15 MPH.  
TRANSPORT WINDS M/S.NORTHEAST 4 TO 7 METERS/SECOND.  
LVORI...............4.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.03 INCHES.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........74 75 76 78 79 78 76 75 74 73 72 70  
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 OF PCPN (%).30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30  
TEMP............65 65 65 65 67 70 74 77 78 78 77 76  
DEWPOINT........64 64 63 62 61 62 63 64 64 63 62 62  
RH..............97 97 93 90 81 76 69 64 62 60 60 62  
20 FT WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 6 7 7 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.9 10 10 10 13 13 13 15 15 15 15 15  
TRANS WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE NNE  
TRANS SPD (M/S).4 4 4 4 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7  
LVORI...........7 5 5 4 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...NWS NEW ORLEANS  
REQUESTED BY...CLIFF WILLIS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1816863.1/LIX  
.DELDT 10/15/18  
.EMAIL CLIFFWILLIS@FS.FED.US  
 
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