Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Devils Backbone SNA Rx Burn...Mississippi Valley Conservancy
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
838 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 24.
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...Light north winds will increase to around 10
mph late this morning and remain around 10 mph through
sunset. There will also be an increase in cloud associated with a
weak cold front, but no rain is expected. Look for temperatures
to round off around 70 degree with minimum RH values around 30
percent. Temperatures are not expected to drop much behind the
front until early evening.

Wednesday is looking mostly sunny and a little cooler with highs
near 60 and light northerly winds less than 10 mph. Plan on
minimum RH values in the 30-35 percent range.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
TEMPERATURE.........64 at ignition...Max 69.
RH..................37 percent at ignition...Min 31 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Winds north at 5 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Light winds becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 ft AGL at ignition, increasing to
                    7400-8600 ft AGL in the afternoon.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 7 to 16 mph increasing to 17 to 21 mph
                    early in the afternoon.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to good (1500-32900 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (103500-132000 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........8   10  13  21  29  36  45  54
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0   0   0   10  10  10  10  10
TEMP............64  66  67  68  69  69  68  67
RH..............37  33  32  31  31  31  33  36
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   6   7   8   9   9   8
20 FT WIND GUST.        10  10  15  15  15  15

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
TEMPERATURE.........Min 38.
RH..................Max 82 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6800 ft AGL decreasing to 600-1900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 22 to 31 mph decreasing to 14 to 21
                    mph after midnight.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Excellent (93300-128500 knot-ft) decreasing to
                    poor to fair (7500-22700 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........63     52     40     28     18     11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............65     58     52     47     42     39
RH..............38     49     59     68     76     79
20 FT WIND......N 8    N 7    N 7    N 6    N 5    NE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
TEMPERATURE.........Max 59.
RH..................Min 33 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........North winds 5 to 7 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2300 ft AGL increasing to 5100-5300 ft
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 8 to 16 mph.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Fair to good (18500-57100 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........7      4      3      3      3      2
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............39     44     51     55     58     59
RH..............76     60     46     38     34     33
20 FT WIND......NE 5   N 5    N 5    N 6    N 6    N 5
20 FT WIND GUST.                     10     10

$$
Forecaster...DS
Requested by...Levi Plath, Land Manager
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807604.0/ARX
.EMAIL levi@mississippivalleyconservancy.org



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