865  
FNUS73 KARX 221138  
FWSARX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR QUINCY BLUFF RX BURN...WISCONSIN DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
638 AM CDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON MARCH 22.  
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
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS AND LIGHT  
WINDS AT THE BURN SITE TODAY. LOOK FOR AFTERNOON RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY VALUES TO DROP TO AROUND 26 PERCENT WITH THE POTENTIAL TO  
DROP TO AROUND 19 PERCENT UNDER PEAK AFTERNOON HEATING. RAIN  
CHANCES OVERSPREAD THE BURN AREA BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........22 AT IGNITION...MAX 40.  
RH..................46 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 26 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS EAST AT 4 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL AT IGNITION...INCREASING  
TO 3300-4600 FT AGL IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 8 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR /19700 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD  
/35100 KNOT-FT/.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........1 2 3 5 7 10 12 14 28 43  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............22 26 29 32 35 37 39 40 39 37  
RH..............46 42 37 33 29 28 26 26 28 32  
20 FT WIND DIR..E E E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 26.  
RH..................MAX 68 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600-1200 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 12 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (8100-35500 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........57 70 78 79 81 84  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 10 10  
TEMP............35 30 28 27 27 26  
RH..............36 49 58 63 65 68  
20 FT WIND......SE 5 SE 5 SE 5 SE 6 SE 5 SE 6  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10 10 10  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE  
MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 42.  
RH..................MIN 44 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200-2900 FT AGL  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 22 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 25  
TO 29 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (9800-53600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO  
GOOD TO EXCELLENT (48600-71500 KNOT-FT) IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........88 81 81 89 91 93  
WEATHER COV..... CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 50 50 50  
TEMP............27 32 36 41 42 41  
RH..............68 58 50 44 48 57  
20 FT WIND......SE 6 S 7 S 8 S 9 S 9 S 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 15 15 15 15 15  
 

 
FORECASTER...JW  
REQUESTED BY...DARREN LADWIG  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1704863.0/ARX  
.EMAIL DARREN.LADWIG@WISCONSIN.GOV  
 
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