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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Heavy snow will fall across southern Minnesota into Western
Wisconsin late tonight and Friday. Northerly winds will
increase as well. Looking ahead, cooler temperatures will last
through the weekend, but temperatures will gradually warm
into early next week. There is another chance of rain or
snow on Tuesday or Wednesday.

MNZ065>067-073-241230-
Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-
Including the cities of Olivia, Hutchinson, Gaylord,
and Redwood Falls
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow until 2000,
                    then rain likely until 2100. snow likely after
                    2000. Patchy blowing snow after 2300 until
                    0100, then areas of blowing snow. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 0800.
                    areas of blowing snow after 0800. Snow likely
                    until 1100. chance of snow after 1100. Chance
                    of snow 70 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 28 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 88000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1900, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 2000. Slight chance
                    of snow until 2100. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Min temperature.....12-17.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 33000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain possibly mixed with snow
and. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.

$$

MNZ054>058-064-241230-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, and Granite Falls
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 1900. chance of
                    snow. Patchy blowing snow after 0100 until
                    0300, then areas of blowing snow until 0400,
                    then patchy blowing snow. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts
                    to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow until 1600. Areas
                    of blowing snow. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 23 to 28 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered None.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 27 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 97000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....12-17.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 16 to 21 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph until early morning.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 37000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 20 TO 25. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 20 TO 25. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 TO 40. West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.

$$

WIZ014>016-241230-
Polk-Barron-Rusk-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, and Ladysmith
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of rain after 2000 until
                    2100. chance of snow after 2000 until 0100,
                    then snow. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread trace to 0.05 inch
amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 0700.
                    Chance of snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 28 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 96000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0500, then partly cloudy.
                    Snow until 2400, then chance of snow. Chance of
                    snow 90 percent.
Min temperature.....10-15.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow until 0900.
                    Chance of snow 20 percent.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow likely. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  snow 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068-241230-
Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Carver-
Including the cities of Elk River, Cambridge, Center City,
Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, and Chaska
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with rain
                    and until 2400, then snow likely. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 0200. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely until
                    1500. chance of snow after 1500. Chance of snow
                    70 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 26 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 97000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0100, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow until 0300. Chance of snow 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 38000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

MNZ069-070-076>078-241230-
Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-
Including the cities of Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault,
and Red Wing
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain until 1900, then rain
                    until 2400. snow after 2000. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 2400. Chance of precipitation near
                    100 percent.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph increasing to 40 mph late in the night.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....25-30.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 32 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 110000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0200, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 2300. Snow likely
                    until 2100. chance of snow after 2100. Chance
                    of snow 70 percent.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 40 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. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 8 to
13 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>050-241230-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, and Foley
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow after
                    0400. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Min temperature.....17-22.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow until 0900.
                    patchy blowing snow after 1000 until 1100.
                    Chance of snow until 1700. Chance of snow 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....23-28.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 90000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....9-14.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 61000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082>085-091>093-241230-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 2300. snow. Areas of blowing
                    snow after 2200. Chance of precipitation near
                    100 percent.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 23 to 28 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph increasing to 45 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow until 1700.
                    chance of snow after 1700. Chance of snow near
                    100 percent.
Max temperature.....24-29.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 34 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 112000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0100, then partly cloudy.
                    Patchy blowing snow until 0300. Chance of snow
                    until 0300. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow until 0900.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 22000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Lows
25 TO 30. West winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 TO 40. West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.

$$

WIZ023>028-241230-
St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Hudson, River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie,
Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
336 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2400. snow. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph increasing to 35 mph late in the night.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Chance of
                    snow near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 103000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 0500, then partly cloudy.
                    Snow until 2400, then chance of snow. Chance of
                    snow 90 percent.
Min temperature.....11-16.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow until 0900.
                    Chance of snow 20 percent.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1 until 0700.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 49000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 40 TO
45. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  snow
50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.

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jrb


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