Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Spot Forecast for Experimental piles...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
845 AM CDT Fri Jun 16 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on June 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (608) 784-8292 if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...Clouds will be on the increase today keeping temperatures
lower than the past couple days. Winds should have a gust component
today but clouds may impact mixing depth and limit gusts. Thunderstorms
look to mainly stay west and southwest of the area later this afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers early in
                    the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms late in
                    the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30
                    percent.
TEMPERATURE.........79 at ignition...Max 84.
RH..................52 percent at ignition...Min 38 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Winds southwest at 7 mph gusting to 15 mph.
                    Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms late in the
                    afternoon.
CWR.................10 percent increasing to 30 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL at
                    ignition...increasing to 8000-9400 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 7 to 15 mph increasing to 10 to 18
                    mph late in the morning.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor (1500-12000 knot-ft) increasing to good
                    /59400 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...excellent
                    /106800 knot-ft/ in the afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........59  67  75  73  72  70  77  84
WEATHER COV.....                SCH SCH SCH CHC
WEATHER TYPE....                RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........                    SCH SCH CHC
CWR.............10  10  10  10  20  20  20  30
TEMP............79  82  83  84  84  83  82  81
RH..............52  44  38  38  38  40  44  49
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  W   W   W   SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD..6   8   9   8   8   7   6   6
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms until
                    early morning. Chance of rain showers through
                    the night. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
TEMPERATURE.........Min 63.
RH..................Max 97 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........South winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms.
CWR.................40 percent decreasing to 30 percent late in the
                    evening.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4600 ft AGL decreasing to 300-2200 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 10 to 13 mph shifting to the east 15 to
                    17 mph early in the evening, then shifting to
                    the southwest 5 to 12 mph late in the evening.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to good (1000-40400 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........90     90     85     79     77     76
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
CWR.............40     40     40     30     30     30
TEMP............79     72     67     65     64     63
RH..............58     71     84     90     90     97
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 4    S 4    SW 3   SW 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10            5      5      5

$$
Forecaster...Dan B
Requested by...Ben Halverson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1711179.0/ARX
.EMAIL benjamin_halverson@fws.gov



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