Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FIELD 7...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
742 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE.

.DISCUSSION...TODAY WILL BE DRY AND PARTLY SUNNY AT THE PRESCRIBED
BURN SITE. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTH AROUND 10 MPH AT IGNITION
TIME...WITH LITTLE OVERALL CHANGE THROUGH THE DAY EXCEPT SOME
AFTERNOON GUSTS TO 15 MPH. THE AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURE WILL
CLIMB INTO THE MID 50S WITH A MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY FROM 40
T0 45 PERCENT.

THURSDAY WILL BE A NEAR REPEAT OF TODAY BUT WARMER AND A BIT DRIER.
EXPECT HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 60S RESULTING IN A MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AS LOW AS 35 PERCENT. LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS IN
THE MORNING WILL SLOWLY SHIFT TO THE WEST BY MID-AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........50 AT IGNITION...MAX 56.
RH..................63 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 11 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3200-5000 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5600-7100 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE MORNING DECREASING TO 4800 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 2500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 17 TO 26 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (11500-42300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT /116200 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.
                    MAX...EXCELLENT /116200 KNOT-FT/ EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (97400-144300 KNOT-FT) LATE IN THE MORNING
                    DECREASING TO GOOD (50500-50500 KNOT-FT) LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........24     43     51     49     45     37
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............40     46     50     53     55     56
RH..............96     73     58     50     47     43
20 FT WIND......NW 5   N 8    N 10   N 10   N 10   N 9
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     15     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    AREAS OF FROST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 33.
RH..................MAX 89 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1500-3600 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........10     1      1      4      9      16
WEATHER COV.....                            PATCHY AREAS
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   FROST  FROST
TSTM COV........
TEMP............53     46     42     40     36     34
RH..............48     63     73     73     82     85
20 FT WIND......N 7    N 5    N 4    N 4    N 3    N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10            5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      3      3

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65.
RH..................MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2600-4400 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 13 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-42800 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........20     20     23     26     29     28
WEATHER COV.....PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....FROST  NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............37     47     55     60     63     65
RH..............79     58     45     39     38     38
20 FT WIND......N 2    NW 3   NW 4   NW 5   W 5    W 5
20 FT WIND GUST.       5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      5      5      5

$$
FORECASTER...PR
REQUESTED BY...DAN LABER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.FIELD.01/ARX



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