Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...One More Dry Day...Rain Chances Increase Thursday Then Continue
into the Weekend...

.DISCUSSION...Dry and cool Canadian high pressure will continue to
drift southeast across the great lakes today. Winds across the
districts will swing to the southeast by the afternoon but be on the
light side. Minimum afternoon are expected to be mostly 20 to 35
percent, with the lower values mainly along and east of the
Mississippi River. Rain chances increase from southwest to northeast
across the districts Thursday, with rain likely for most if not all
of the area from Thursday night into Saturday night. Widespread rain
amounts of 3/4 to 1.25 inches are expected, but some locations could
get 2 or more inches. Rain chances diminish for Sunday and Monday.
Temperatures are expected to be below normal today and Thursday, then
near to above normal for Friday through Tuesday.

WIZ017-029-230030-
Taylor-Clark-
Including the cities of Medford and Neillsville
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 33000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2200, then mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1300.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 24 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 58000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

MNZ079-WIZ032-033-230030-
Wabasha-Buffalo-Trempealeau-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Alma, Arcadia, and Whitehall
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny until 1800, then mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light freezing
                    rain and sleet after 0900 until 1100. slight
                    chance of rain after 1000 until 1300, then rain
                    likely. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 2300 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

WIZ034-042>044-230030-
Jackson-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-
Including the cities of Black River Falls, Sparta, Tomah,
Mauston, and Friendship
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 34000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain, freezing
                    rain and sleet until 1300, then rain likely.
                    Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 24 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 59000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 6 to
11 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs 45 TO 50. East winds 12 to 17 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. East winds 8 to
13 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 45 TO 50.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 45 TO 50. North winds 5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 30 TO
35. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$

MNZ086-087-094-095-230030-
Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore-
Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
and Preston
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 48000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain possibly mixed
                    with freezing rain and sleet until 1300, then
                    rain likely. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 28 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 49000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 6 to 11 mph.
Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs 45 TO 50. East winds 12 to 17 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. East winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. East winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 45 TO 50.
North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 6 to 11 mph.

$$

MNZ088-096-WIZ041-053-230030-
Winona-Houston-La Crosse-Vernon-
Including the cities of Winona, Caledonia, La Crosse, and Viroqua
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain possibly
                    mixed with freezing rain and sleet until 1300,
                    then rain likely. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Areas of Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 52000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 6 to
11 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs 45 TO 50. East winds 10 to 15 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 35 TO 40. East winds 7 to
12 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-230030-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, and Oelwein
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 46000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of light freezing rain
                    after 0800 until 1100. chance of rain after
                    1000. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 27 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 8 to
13 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely. Highs 55 TO 60. Northeast winds 5 to
9 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs 45 TO 50. East winds 12 to 17 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 40 TO 45. Northeast winds
8 to 13 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
North winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

IAZ011-030-WIZ054-055-061-230030-
Allamakee-Clayton-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Elkader, Prairie Du Chien,
Richland Center, and Platteville
405 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 40000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain, freezing
                    rain and sleet until 1300, then rain likely.
                    Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Areas of Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 53000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain. Lows 40 TO 45. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs 45 TO 50. East winds 10 to 15 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain likely. Lows 40 TO 45. East winds 7 to
12 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. North winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$



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