Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Spot Forecast for Oak Coulee Woods...WISCONSIN DNR
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
700 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 26.
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 cold front will slide across the area during the
middle of the afternoon. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy
with just a small chance for a shower or some sprinkles as the
front passes through. Southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph ahead of the
front will swing around to the northwest at the same speeds behind
it. Temperatures will top out in the upper 60s this afternoon
with a minimum relative humidity between 25 and 30 percent.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers late in
                    the afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent.
TEMPERATURE.........61 at ignition...Max 67.
RH..................41 percent at ignition...Min 30 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Winds southwest at 6 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise Light winds becoming
                    west 5 to 9 mph in the late morning and then
                    northwest in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent then 10 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 ft AGL increasing to 6500-7800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 9 to 18 mph increasing to 20 to 22 mph
                    early in the afternoon.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to good (1900-45000 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (128800-147200 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........55  56  57  52  48  44  47  49
WEATHER COV.....                    SCH
WEATHER TYPE....                    RW
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0   0   0   10  10  20  10  10
TEMP............61  64  66  67  67  67  66  64
RH..............41  37  33  32  30  30  32  37
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   NW
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   7   7   8   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.    10  10  15  15  15  15  15

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
TEMPERATURE.........Min 36.
RH..................Max 89 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
CWR.................10 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-6600 ft AGL decreasing to 300-2100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 20 to 29 mph becoming west 7 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Excellent (88200-126400 knot-ft) decreasing to
                    poor (1500-7600 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........52     27     11     3      3      7
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............10     10     0      0      0      0
TEMP............61     54     48     44     40     37
RH..............42     54     68     76     85     89
20 FT WIND......NW 8   NW 6   NW 5   NW 3   W 3    W 3
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10            5      5      5

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
TEMPERATURE.........Max 62.
RH..................Min 33 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Light winds becoming northwest 12 to 17 mph
                    with gusts to around 30 mph.
CWR.................10 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 ft AGL increasing to 8300-10200 ft
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 12 to 20 mph increasing to 23 to 29 mph
                    late in the morning, then increasing to
                    northwest 35 to 40 mph late in the morning.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to good (2400-37700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    good (55300-55300 knot-ft) late in the morning,
                    then increasing to excellent (123700-123700
                    knot-ft) late in the morning increasing to
                    excellent (192100-192100 knot-ft) late in the
                    morning increasing to excellent (260500-305500
                    knot-ft) increasing to excellent (301800-328000
                    knot-ft) late in the afternoon decreasing to
                    excellent (275700-275700 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........14     21     28     41     42     40
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............10     10     10     10     10     10
TEMP............38     48     58     61     62     60
RH..............82     58     40     36     33     36
20 FT WIND......SW 4   SW 6   W 10   W 14   NW 15  NW 15
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     20     30     30     30

$$
Forecaster...04
Requested by...Duerkop
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807912.0/ARX
.EMAIL peter.duerkop@wisconsin.gov



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