Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Spot Forecast for Blue River Sand Barrens Prescribed Burn...WDNR
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
1034 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CST on February 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (608) 784-8292 if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...A weak area of low pressure will be passing north
of the area today with a cold front swinging through your burn
around 5-6 pm. This will swing the winds from the southwest more
to a westerly direction. Meanwhile...look for some gustiness in
the wind through the afternoon.A few patches of clouds will also
be seen from time to time, but it will remain precipitation-free.
Plan on minimum RH values in the 35-40% range. Cooler air will
filter into the area tonight as high pressure drifts southeast
into the area.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
TEMPERATURE.........61 at ignition...Max 70.
RH..................47 percent at ignition...Min 39 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Winds southwest at 8 gusting 18 mph at
                    ignition...becoming west southwest 8 gusting
                    18 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 ft AGL at ignition...increasing to
                    2400-4200 ft AGL in the afternoon.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 9 to 18 mph increasing to
                    24 to 32 mph.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Fair /20100 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...fair
                    /28900 knot-ft/ increasing to excellent
                    (74200-118600 knot-ft).

TIME (CST)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........19  18  17  16  16  14  13
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0
TEMP............61  64  68  70  70  68  64
RH..............47  45  42  39  41  43  50
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   8   8   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.18  18  18  18  18  18  15

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
TEMPERATURE.........Min 37.
RH..................Max 96 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL in the late evening
                    and overnight.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 12 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest 8
                    to 9 mph after midnight.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to good (2100-52000 knot-ft).

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........12     14     17     20     35     49
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............60     53     48     46     43     40
RH..............58     71     83     83     89     92
20 FT WIND......W 5    W 5    W 5    W 6    NW 5   NW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10

$$
Forecaster...DS
Requested by...Nate Fayram
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702626.0/ARX
.EMAIL Nathan.Fayram@wi.gov


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