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Spot Forecast for Louisville Swamp Piles...USFWS
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
Issued by National Weather Service LA CROSSE WI
918 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on April 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure remains in control of the area today
and allows for dry weather and light north to northeast winds.
Relative humidities are expected to be in the 65 to 69 percent
range.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........28 at ignition...Max 38.
RH..................69 percent at ignition...Min 64 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds north at 6 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 1700-2700
                    ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 6 to 13 mph.
Mixing winds........Northeast 6 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair /18700 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...fair
                    /26800 knot-ft/.
Haines Index........3 or very low at ignition...max 3.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............28  30  32  34  34  35  35  35  36
RH..............69  69  69  69  66  64  64  64  67
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..6   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   5
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.7 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.4
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  E
Transp wind spd.13  10  8   6   6   8   10  12  13
Mixing wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  E
Mixing wind spd.13  10  8   6   6   8   10  12  13
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
SDspl kt-ft/100019  17  14  11  12  18  25  26  27

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow early in the morning. Chance of
                    snow 40 percent.
Temperature.........Min 26.
RH..................Max 100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......500-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 9 to 14 mph.
Mixing winds........East 9 to 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (3800-25200 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............36     33     30     27     27     27
RH..............69     81     88     96     96     96
20 ft wind......E 5    E 5    E 5    E 6    NE 6   NE 6
20 ft wind gust.10                   10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....2300   1100   600    700    700    700
Transport wind..E 13   E 10   E 10   E 13   E 10   E 12
Mixing wind.....E 13   E 10   E 10   E 13   E 10   E 12
Haines index....3      2      2      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/100025     10     5      8      6      7

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then
                    snow likely in the afternoon. Rain likely early
                    in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60
                    percent.
Temperature.........Max 35.
RH..................Min 82 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......700-2600 ft AGL increasing to 5700-6700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 18 mph increasing to around 21 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Mixing winds........North 10 to 18 mph increasing to around 21 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (8600-50900 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (62000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............27     29     31     33     33     34
RH..............88     88     88     85     89     82
20 ft wind......NE 6   NE 6   N 7    N 8    N 8    N 8
20 ft wind gust.10     10     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....700    2600   4100   5200   6200   6400
Transport wind..E 15   NE 12  NE 12  NE 14  N 16   N 18
Mixing wind.....E 15   NE 12  NE 12  NE 14  N 16   N 18
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/10009      26     41     62     87     102

$$
Forecaster...WFO MPX
Requested by...Dan Paulson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1806850.0/MPX
.EMAIL daniel_paulson@fws.gov


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