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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Major Winter Storm Developing Tonight...

.DISCUSSION...

A major winter storm will develop across the Plains later today
and move northeast across the southern Great Lakes by Saturday
morning. A large area of snow will develop on the northwest
side of this storm system, affecting most of south central
and southeast Minnesota, as well as west central Wisconsin.
There will be a sharp gradient of where snow falls and no
snow on the northwest side across southwest and into east
central Minnesota. Dry weather is expected Saturday.

MNZ065>067-073-240030-
Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-
Including the cities of Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord,
and Redwood Falls
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1300.
                    chance of snow after 1400. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 67000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 2000. chance of
                    snow until 2100. snow after 2100. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 2000. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 0800.
                    areas of blowing snow after 0800. Snow likely
                    until 1200. chance of snow after 1200. Chance
                    of snow 70 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 34 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 118000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Slight chance
of snow. Lows 15 TO 20. Northwest winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts
to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 TO 40. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.

$$

MNZ054>058-064-240030-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, and Granite Falls
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1400.
                    chance of snow after 1500. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....32-37.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 62000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of rain until 1900.
                    chance of snow. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Chance of snow
                    50 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 32 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 114000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. North winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 7 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
30 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.

$$

WIZ015-016-240030-
Barron-Rusk-
Including the cities of Rice Lake and Ladysmith
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 42000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of snow after 2100 until
                    2400, then snow. Chance of snow near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 33 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 111000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 13 to 18 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow near 100 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>062-068-WIZ014-240030-
Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Carver-Polk-
Including the cities of Elk River, Cambridge, Center City,
Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Chaska, and Osceola
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    1600. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of rain until 2100.
                    chance of snow after 1900 until 0300. snow
                    after 0300. Patchy blowing snow after 0100.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    increasing to 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely.
                    Chance of snow 70 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 32 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 113000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation
20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ063-069-070-WIZ023-240030-
Washington-Scott-Dakota-St. Croix-
Including the cities of Stillwater, Shakopee, Hastings,
and Hudson
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1600.
                    Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 57000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely possibly mixed with snow
                    and until 2400, then snow. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 2400. Chance of precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph increasing to 35 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 36 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 125000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of
snow 70 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. South
winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 40 TO
45. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>050-240030-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, and Foley
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 53000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Chance of
                    snow 20 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 22 to 27 mph. Gusts up to
                    40 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 29 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 102000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. North winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.

$$

MNZ074>077-082>085-091>093-240030-
Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-
Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, Faribault,
St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth,
and Albert Lea
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain after 1300 until 1700.
                    chance of snow after 1400 until 1700, then rain
                    possibly mixed with snow. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 75000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 2300. snow. Areas of blowing
                    snow after 2300. Chance of precipitation near
                    100 percent.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 23 to 28 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph increasing to 45 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 40 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 138000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Lows
15 TO 20. Northwest winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts to around
45 mph. Chance of  snow 70 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 14 to
19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Southwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. South
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 20 TO 25. South winds 6 to
11 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.

$$

MNZ078-WIZ024>028-240030-
Goodhue-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Red Wing, River Falls, Prescott,
Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
250 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1600.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 0300. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 37 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 126000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North
winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  snow
near 100 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 40 TO
45. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

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