Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Low relative humidity again today for most areas. Near
critical fire weather conditions possible across western into
central Wisconsin on Monday...

.DISCUSSION...A weak cold front will edge into northern and
portions of central Wisconsin this afternoon. Plan on a wind shift
to the east as this front moves into areas north of Interstate 94
this afternoon into this evening. The rest of the area will see
westerly winds today with afternoon relative humidity values
falling into the 20s. Windy conditions are expected on Monday with
south winds increasing to 15 to 20 mph with gust of 35 to 40 mph
possible. The strongest winds will be across the open areas of
southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Late morning and afternoon
relative humidity values are expected to fall into the 20s once
again across portions of western into central Wisconsin and this
could create near critical fire weather conditions.

WIZ017-029-240030-
Taylor-Clark-
Including the cities of Medford and Neillsville
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy frost until 0800.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph shifting to the east 5
                    to 7 mph late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5300 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 38000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 29 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 112000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows 40 TO 45. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 TO
50. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
and snow showers. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance
of precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 5 to
8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO 55.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

MNZ079-WIZ032-033-240030-
Wabasha-Buffalo-Trempealeau-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Alma, Arcadia, and Whitehall
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 108000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after 1300. Chance of showers 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 16 to 21 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 34 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 178000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows 40 TO 45. North winds
7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 TO
50. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of showers 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
and snow showers. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance
of precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 50 TO 55. East winds 5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

WIZ034-042>044-240030-
Jackson-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-
Including the cities of Black River Falls, Sparta, Tomah,
Mauston, and Friendship
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy frost until 0800.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 99000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 29 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 127000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 65 TO 70.
South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows 45 TO 50. East winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO
55. Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers possibly
mixed with snow showers. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 6 to 11 mph.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 5 to
8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
50 TO 55. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

MNZ086-087-094-095-240030-
Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore-
Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
and Preston
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 109000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after 1300. Chance of showers 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 18 to 23 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
                    increasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 36 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 148000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO 60.
North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows 40 TO 45. North winds
8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 TO
50. North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of showers 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
and snow showers. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance
of precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
50 TO 55. East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO
55. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

MNZ088-096-WIZ041-053-240030-
Winona-Houston-La Crosse-Vernon-
Including the cities of Winona, Caledonia, La Crosse, and Viroqua
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7200 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 98000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 32 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 144000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40 TO 45.
North winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 TO
50. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
50 TO 55. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-240030-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, and Oelwein
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 91000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 17 to 22 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 35 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 151000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40 TO 45.
North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 45 TO
50. North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO 55.
East winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 35 TO
40. East winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO
60. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

IAZ011-030-WIZ054-055-061-240030-
Allamakee-Clayton-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Elkader, Prairie Du Chien,
Richland Center, and Platteville
334 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....West around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 79000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....66-71.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 29 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 132000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 65 TO 70.
South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 TO 50. East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO
55. Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers
20 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of showers 50 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows 40 TO
45. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 40 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO
60. East winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.

$$

Wetenkamp

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