Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
420 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Wintry Precipitation Today...

.DISCUSSION...An area of low pressure will track from Missouri
into lower Michigan today. This will continue the wintry precipitation
across the entire area. Areas of blowing and drifting snow will also
occur with north winds of 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts. The
precipitation will taper off tonight as the system moves away from
the region. Another weak system will move quickly across the Upper
Midwest Saturday night and Sunday with a little bit of light snow
possible for portions of northern and central Wisconsin. Yet another
system could bring rain and snow to the region Monday night and
Tuesday.

IAZ008>010-018-019-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-250030-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-
Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin,
Preston, and Caledonia
420 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until 1500.
                    patchy blowing snow after 1500. Rain and
                    freezing rain until 1200. snow. chance of rain
                    and freezing rain after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........73-78 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....North around 30 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 116000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0500, then partly cloudy.
                    Snow until 2300. chance of snow after 2300
                    until 0500. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of snow
                    90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow until 1200.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....22-27.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2300 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 48000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Southwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 25 TO 30.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 40 TO
45. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

$$

WIZ017-029-032>034-041-042-250030-
Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-La Crosse-Monroe-
Including the cities of Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia,
Whitehall, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, and Tomah
420 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Rain, freezing
                    rain and thunderstorms until 1200. snow. chance
                    of rain and freezing rain after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................3 until 0900, then 1.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........None.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 28 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 98000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 2000.
                    Slight chance of light freezing rain until
                    2000. snow until 2400, then chance of snow.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow until 1200.
                    Chance of snow 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 23 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 87000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of light freezing rain and
snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 25 TO 30.
Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of snow 50 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. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

$$

IAZ011-029-030-WIZ043-044-053>055-061-250030-
Allamakee-Fayette-Clayton-Juneau-Adams-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-
Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Oelwein, Elkader, Mauston,
Friendship, Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center,
and Platteville
420 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
                    thunderstorms and snow until 1200. rain
                    possibly mixed with freezing rain. snow after
                    1200. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................3 until 0900, then 1.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 21 to 26 mph. Gusts up to
                    45 mph decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........None.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 27 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 105000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow
                    possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain
                    until 2400. chance of snow after 2400. Chance
                    of precipitation 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....14-19.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow until 1200.
                    Patchy blowing snow after 0800 until 1100.
                    Chance of snow 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 21 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 72000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. Southwest winds 8 to
13 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 TO 25. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain possibly mixed with
snow. Highs 45 TO 50. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
20 TO 25. West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow possibly mixed with rain
and. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.

$$



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