Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Seasonable Weekend Followed By Wet Weather...

.DISCUSSION...A few showers and storms could be found across the
area today southwest of Interstate 94. The weekend then looks to
be dry and seasonable with high pressure over the region. A weak
cold front will get pushed into the area Sunday night and with
then remain into Tuesday. This front will serve as a focus for
showers and storms with the highest chances of rain looking to be
Sunday night and then Monday night. Once the front moves out of
the area, dry weather with seasonable conditions will return for
the middle of the week.

MNZ079-WIZ032-033-190115-
Wabasha-Buffalo-Trempealeau-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Alma, Arcadia, and Whitehall
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after 0900. slight chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1600. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1600, then 2.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 5700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 76000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    until 2200. slight chance of rain showers until
                    2400. Patchy fog after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2200, then 1.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 1000.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 68000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 85 TO 90. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 60 TO 65.
East winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds around
5 mph.

$$

MNZ088-096-WIZ041-053-190115-
Winona-Houston-La Crosse-Vernon-
Including the cities of Winona, Caledonia, La Crosse, and Viroqua
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after 1200 until 1500. slight chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms after 1800. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1600, then 2.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 5300 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    until 2200. slight chance of rain showers until
                    2400. Patchy fog after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2200, then 1.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 1000.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 62000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. East winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$

MNZ086-087-094-095-190115-
Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore-
Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
and Preston
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers after
                    0800. slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    1300. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2 until 1600, then 3.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 37000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    until 2200. slight chance of rain showers until
                    2400. Patchy fog after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................2 until 2200, then 1.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0900.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 46000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. East winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-190115-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, and Oelwein
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers after
                    0800. slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    1300. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2 until 1600, then 3.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph until late afternoon
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 42000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms until
                    2200. chance of rain showers until 0100. Patchy
                    fog after 0400. Chance of precipitation 40
                    percent.
LAL.................3 until 2200, then 1.
Min temperature.....53-58.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0900.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$

WIZ034-042>044-190115-
Jackson-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-
Including the cities of Black River Falls, Sparta, Tomah,
Mauston, and Friendship
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 90000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
                    until 2400. Patchy fog after 0400. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0900.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7200 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 88000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 85 TO 90. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation
40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 60 TO 65.
Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northeast winds 5 to
6 mph.

$$

IAZ011-030-WIZ054-055-061-190115-
Allamakee-Clayton-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Elkader, Prairie Du Chien,
Richland Center, and Platteville
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after 1500. slight chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1600. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................1 until 1600, then 2.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 5600 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 82000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0100. Patchy fog after
                    0400. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................3 until 2200, then 2 until 0100, then 1.
Min temperature.....54-59.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light.
Precipitation.......Isolated Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 1000.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 47000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 75 TO 80. West
winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$

WIZ017-029-190115-
Taylor-Clark-
Including the cities of Medford and Neillsville
550 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 100000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after 0400.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....51-56.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0900.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 87000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation
40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 60 TO 65.
Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northeast winds 5 to
6 mph.

$$



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