Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
000
FNUS73 KARX 291343
FWSARX

SPOT FORECAST FOR REFUGE PILES-OSR5...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
743 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON JANUARY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE.

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES EAST OF THE REGION.  DRIZZLE WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW
SHOWERS AND FLURRIES AND GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE DAY.  SKIES
WILL REMAIN CLOUDY THROUGH THE DAY AND TONIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF LIGHT
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........32 AT IGNITION...MAX 34.
RH..................81 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 58.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 18 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13
                    MPH INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
CWR.................NONE.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3800 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 31 TO 35 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /77700 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.
                    MAX...EXCELLENT /102000 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..100    100    100    96     96     80
WEATHER COV.....AREAS  SCTTRD ISOLTD SCTTRD SCTTRD
WEATHER TYPE....FZDRZL SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR NONE
TEMP............29     30     32     33     34     31
RH..............96     88     81     75     61     58
20 FT WIND......NW 12  NW 12  NW 16  NW 16  NW 16  NW 16
20 FT WIND GUST.25     25     30     30     30     30
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 7.
RH..................MAX 77 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................NONE.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 18
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /10900 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..60     60     41     29     29     30
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............27     23     18     13     11     9
RH..............63     65     70     76     76     72
20 FT WIND......NW 14  NW 14  NW 10  NW 8   NW 8   NW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.25     25     15     15     15     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 21.
RH..................MIN 52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................NONE.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...FAIR /14400 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..36     36     51     60     60     56
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............7      8      13     17     21     20
RH..............72     76     67     61     52     54
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   W 5    W 4    W 4    SW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.                     5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...TH
REQUESTED BY...DAN LABER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150129.REFUG.01/ARX



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.