Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR REFUGE PILES - BOWSHOOT...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
754 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CST ON JANUARY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE.

.DISCUSSION...SNOW WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING WITH
FREEZING DRIZZLE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY THIS AFTERNOON.  DRIER AIR
WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION LATER TONIGHT AND WILL BRING AN END TO
THE DRIZZLE THEN.  WINDS WILL GO LIGHT TOMORROW AS A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES IN.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. LIGHT FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........22 AT IGNITION...MAX 28.
RH..................92 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 80.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
CWR.................100 PERCENT DECREASING TO 50 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2100 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 13 TO 14 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR /17600 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.MAX...FAIR
                    /21200 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..100    100    100    100    100    100
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE LIKELY CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   FZDRZL FZDRZL
TEMP............16     17     20     25     28     28
RH..............80     92     96     84     81     85
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.              10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 20.
RH..................MAX 100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
CWR.................NONE.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 3.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /1500 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..98     98     92     85     85     78
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....FZDRZL FZDRZL NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............27     27     27     26     23     20
RH..............96     96     96     100    100    100
20 FT WIND......SW 5   SW 5   NW 5   N 5    N 5    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.                                   5
HAINES INDEX....2      3      3      3      3      3

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 34.
RH..................MIN 61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................NONE.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND
                    3 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...POOR /10300 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (% OPAQUE)..69     69     59     51     51     49
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............20     21     25     31     34     32
RH..............100    100    92     75     64     66
20 FT WIND......N 4    N 4    N 4    N 4    N 4    S 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...HALBACH
REQUESTED BY...DAN LABER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150126.REFUG.01/ARX


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