Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
324 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

...Spring Conditions Through Wednesday...Winter Returns Friday...

.DISCUSSION...rain and isolated thunderstorms for today into this
evening. Amounts nearing an inch possible for some locations. It will
continue unseasonably mild through mid week. A few locations in the
south could flirt with 70 on Wednesday. Winter then returns Thursday
night and Friday. A winter storm will take aim on the region and could
bring rain, snow and wind.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ086-087-094-095-210015-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-Dodge-Olmsted-
Mower-Fillmore-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Oelwein, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
and Preston
324 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 0700 until
                    1000. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................1 until 0900, then 2.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........76-81 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 26 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 42000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2300, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain until 2400. Chance of rain 50
                    percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
Precipitation.......Scattered 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 37000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 40 TO 45.
Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph.
Chance of snow 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
30 TO 35. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

$$

IAZ011-030-MNZ079-088-096-WIZ032-033-041-053>055-061-210015-
Allamakee-Clayton-Wabasha-Winona-Houston-Buffalo-Trempealeau-
La Crosse-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Elkader, Wabasha, Winona,
Caledonia, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, La Crosse, Viroqua,
Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville
324 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog until 1000. Chance of rain
                    after 0800 until 1100, then rain. slight chance
                    of thunderstorms after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 26 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0100, then partly cloudy.
                    Rain until 2000. slight chance of thunderstorms
                    until 2100. chance of rain after 2000 until
                    0400. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 33000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 8 to
13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 45 TO 50.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain possibly mixed with snow. Lows 30 TO 35.
Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Snow possibly mixed with rain. Highs 35 TO 40.
Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
30 TO 35. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

$$

WIZ017-029-034-042>044-210015-
Taylor-Clark-Jackson-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-
Including the cities of Medford, Neillsville, Black River Falls,
Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, and Friendship
324 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog until 1000. Chance of
                    rain after 1000 until 1400, then rain. Chance
                    of rain near 100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 26 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 42000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0200, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms until 2100. rain
                    until 2300, then chance of rain until 0500.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2100, then 1.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 40 TO 45. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows 25 TO 30.
Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Snow possibly mixed with rain. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 11 to
16 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of snow 30 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph. Chance of precipitation 10 percent.

$$



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