Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR KICKAPOO...BIA - HO-CHUNK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
936 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN CONTROL OF THE AREA TODAY
WITH LIGHT NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS SLOWLY SHIFTING WESTERLY
THROUGH THE DAY...BUT HOLDING UNDER 10 MPH. SUNNY SKIES THROUGH
MIDDAY MAY TURN A BIT MORE PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A PASSING SPRINKLE
POSSIBLE...THOUGH THE CHANCE FOR A WETTING RAIN IS VERY LOW.
HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE CURRENTLY FORECAST TO DIP TO AROUND 30
PERCENT...BUT SLIGHTLY HIGHER MIXING COULD RESULT IN MINIMUM
HUMIDITY LEVELS DIPPING INTO THE 25 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE. LOOKING
AHEAD FOR ANY MOP UP PLANNING...GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERY IS EXPECTED
TONIGHT BEFORE VERY WARM TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE 80S ARRIVE
FRIDAY...ALONG WITH LOWER HUMIDITY LEVELS AND SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
10 TO 15 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THIS MORNING WITH SOME PASSING
                    CLOUDS AND MAYBE A SPRINKLE THIS AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........56 AT IGNITION...MAX 66.
RH..................52 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH NORTHWEST AT 3 TO 5 MPH AT IGNITION
                    WITH WINDS SLOWLY BECOMING WESTERLY 5 TO 7 MPH
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON. NO GUSTS ARE EXPECTED.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1500 FT AGL AT IGNITION...INCREASING
                    TO 4600-5700 FT AGL FOR THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR /28400 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD
                    /48700 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........15     1      7      15     17     22
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36     47     56     61     64     66
RH..............85     61     45     36     31     30
20 FT WIND......N 2    N 2    N 5    NW 5   NW 5   W 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1500 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-36600 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........29     21     20     25     25     26
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............63     55     51     50     48     46
RH..............41     59     68     74     77     86
20 FT WIND......W 4    SW 3   SW 3   S 4    SW 4   SW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      5      4      4

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85.
RH..................MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........24     16     10     4      5      8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............49     63     75     81     84     85
RH..............80     58     41     33     29     29
20 FT WIND......SW 4   W 5    W 6    W 8    W 9    W 9
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     15     18     18

$$
FORECASTER...DAVID LAWRENCE
REQUESTED BY...DAVE PERGOLSKI
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.KICKA.01/ARX



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