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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...Another Round of Snow for Much of the Area on Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...Quiet but seasonably cold weather is expected across
the districts today. Another strong spring storm will move across the
region Wednesday, spreading another round of accumulating snow
across most districts. 4 to 8 inches of snow are looking likely,
possibly mixed with a little sleet or freezing rain, Wednesday into
Wednesday evening. The snow this time is expected across southeast
MN, northeast IA and western into southwest and central WI. Much of
Clark and Taylor counties may see little if any snowfall from this
system. High pressure returns for Thursday, then looks to remain over
the region through the weekend into Monday. Temperatures will
gradually warm Thursday through Monday. By Sunday and Monday highs
may be close to the normals.

WIZ017-029-180030-
Taylor-Clark-
Including the cities of Medford and Neillsville
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    until late afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    possibly mixed with freezing rain and until
                    1300, then snow with rain. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Precipitation.......Areas of 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 83000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow
possibly mixed with freezing rain and. Lows 25 TO 30. North winds
6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 TO 30. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. South winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 25 TO 30. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 8 mph.

$$

MNZ086-087-094-095-180030-
Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore-
Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin,
and Preston
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 27000 or fair (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0400, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow possibly mixed with sleet after
                    0500. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow. Chance of snow 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........76-81 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 72000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with freezing rain and. Lows 25 TO 30. North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 40 TO 45. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 TO 30. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 45 TO 50. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 8 mph.

$$

MNZ079-088-096-WIZ032-033-041-053-180030-
Wabasha-Winona-Houston-Buffalo-Trempealeau-La Crosse-Vernon-
Including the cities of Wabasha, Winona, Caledonia, Alma,
Arcadia, Whitehall, La Crosse, and Viroqua
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0600, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of light freezing rain, snow and
                    sleet after 0600. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of freezing rain
                    until 1300. snow. rain after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 61000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain and freezing rain. Lows 25 TO 30. North winds 6 to
11 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 25 TO 30. South winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 50 TO 55. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

WIZ034-042>044-180030-
Jackson-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-
Including the cities of Black River Falls, Sparta, Tomah,
Mauston, and Friendship
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 52000 or good (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Precipitation.......None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
                    with rain and until 1300. chance of freezing
                    rain. snow possibly mixed with rain after 1300.
                    Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........72-77 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 58000 or good (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Snow likely possibly mixed with freezing rain
and. Lows 25 TO 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 25 TO 30. South winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 50 TO 55. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 25 TO 30. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-180030-
Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-
Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City,
New Hampton, and Oelwein
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 28000 or fair (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of light freezing rain after 0300.
                    chance of sleet after 0400. chance of snow
                    after 0600. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
Precipitation.......Scattered Trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Sleet possibly mixed with freezing rain
                    until 0800. snow. rain after 1500 until 1600.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....31-36.
Min humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 66000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with freezing rain and. Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 40 TO 45. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 45 TO 50. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. East winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.

$$

IAZ011-030-WIZ054-055-061-180030-
Allamakee-Clayton-Crawford-Richland-Grant-
Including the cities of Waukon, Elkader, Prairie Du Chien,
Richland Center, and Platteville
415 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Precipitation.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....North around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 pm).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of light freezing rain after
                    0400. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Sleet likely possibly mixed with
                    freezing rain until 1300. snow possibly mixed
                    with rain. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....32-37.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft AGL (Ave 12-6 pm).
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke Dispersal.....Around 53000 or good (Ave 12-6 pm).


.Forecast days 3 through 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain and freezing rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 45 TO 50. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 25 TO 30. Northwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 50 TO 55. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.

$$



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