091  
FNUS53 KMPX 230836  
FWFMPX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL  
MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WET PERIOD IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS AS AN AREA  
OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES OUT OF THE ROCKIES AND INTO THE PLAINS.  
LIGHT RAIN WILL BEGIN THIS MORNING IN IOWA AND SPREAD NORTH ACROSS  
MINNESOTA. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME MORE SHOWERY THIS AFTERNOON  
AND TONIGHT AS A FRONT MOVES SLOWLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS MINNESOTA.  
PRECIPITATION WILL LINGER THROUGH FRIDAY IN FAR SOUTHERN  
MINNESOTA, WITH THE RAIN TAPERING OFF IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA.  
 
MNZ041-047-048-054>056-240030-  
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, MORRIS, GLENWOOD, MADISON,  
BENSON, AND MONTEVIDEO  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 1300, THEN  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 39000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL 2200, THEN  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 70  
PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN  
50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
HOURS OF SUN........3 HOURS.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 45000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO  
35. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
9 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
6 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 7 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. EAST WINDS 7 TO  
11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 50 TO 55.  
EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
MNZ064>069-073>076-082-083-091-240030-  
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-REDWOOD-BROWN-  
NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-MARTIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GRANITE FALLS, OLIVIA, HUTCHINSON,  
GAYLORD, CHASKA, SHAKOPEE, REDWOOD FALLS, NEW ULM, ST PETER,  
LE SUEUR, ST JAMES, MANKATO, AND FAIRMONT  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL  
1300, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50  
PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 43000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2200. RAIN  
SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 2200  
UNTIL 0400. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST 8 TO 13 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2200, THEN 3 UNTIL 0400, THEN 1.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 22 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 46000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 45 TO 50.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE  
OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS  
6 TO 11 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 8 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS  
6 TO 11 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 7 TO  
12 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ042>045-049>052-057>059-240030-  
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-  
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LONG PRAIRIE, LITTLE FALLS, PRINCETON,  
MORA, ST CLOUD, FOLEY, ELK RIVER, CAMBRIDGE, WILLMAR, LITCHFIELD,  
AND MONTICELLO  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1300 UNTIL  
1600. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER 1600. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........NONE.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 39000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL 0100. CHANCE  
OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER 0100. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
HOURS OF SUN........2 HOURS.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.05 TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2500 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 18 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 45000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 30 TO  
35. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO  
12 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 9 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
7 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 7 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
9 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 7 TO  
12 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ077-078-084-085-092-093-240030-  
RICE-GOODHUE-WASECA-STEELE-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FARIBAULT, RED WING, WASECA, OWATONNA,  
BLUE EARTH, AND ALBERT LEA  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1200 UNTIL  
1300, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50  
PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 29 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 50000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 0100, THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 8 MPH  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2200, THEN 3 UNTIL 0400, THEN 2.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........NONE.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 35000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 40 TO 45. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN  
50 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN  
20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 45 TO 50.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 6 TO  
11 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ053-060>063-070-WIZ014-015-023-240030-  
CHISAGO-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-DAKOTA-POLK-BARRON-  
ST. CROIX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CENTER CITY, MINNEAPOLIS, BLAINE,  
ST PAUL, STILLWATER, HASTINGS, OSCEOLA, RICE LAKE, AND HUDSON  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1400 UNTIL  
1800. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1600. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER 1800. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1600, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......AREAS OF TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 48000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 0100. RAIN  
SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 0100, THEN 1.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN UNTIL 1300, THEN CHANCE OF  
RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2100 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 19 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 39000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH  
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO  
12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 45 TO 50.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE  
OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.  
HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
6 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 8 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
 

 
 
WIZ016-024>028-240030-  
RUSK-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LADYSMITH, RIVER FALLS, PRESCOTT,  
MENOMONIE, DURAND, CHIPPEWA FALLS, AND EAU CLAIRE  
336 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER  
1400. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1600. CHANCE  
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1600, THEN 2.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........1 HOUR.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.05 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2300 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 56000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2200, THEN RAIN SHOWERS.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHEAST EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2200, THEN 1.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.  
HOURS OF SUN........NONE.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.......WIDESPREAD 0.30 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 17 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 32000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN.  
LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED  
WITH FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN POSSIBLY  
MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN.  
HIGHS 45 TO 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS 35 TO 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION  
20 PERCENT.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 45 TO 50.  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
6 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 7 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
 

 
 
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