950  
FNUS73 KMKX 251346  
FWSMKX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR STERR RD...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
846 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON APRIL 25.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IF CONDITIONS BECOME  
UNREPRESENTATIVE OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS/CONCERNS ABOUT THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEAST AT IGNITION, VEERING TO THE SOUTH BEFORE  
NOON. WINDS WILL INCREASE STEADILY THROUGH THE DAY, PEAKING DURING THE  
EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY SKIES TO START WILL BE REPLACED BY INCREASING  
HIGH CLOUDS THROUGH THE DAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN ARRIVES LATER THIS  
EVENING, BECOMING LIKELY BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........59 AT IGNITION...MAX 74.  
RH..................59 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 9 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
VEERING SOUTH 8 TO 13 MPH BY NOON, GUSTS TO 20 MPH THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 700-2200 FT  
AGL INCREASING TO 5000-6200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD /36000 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD  
/47700 KNOT-FT/ INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (65000  
KNOT-FT) LATE IN THE MORNING.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 6.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........14 16 27 42 58 68 76 83 80  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............59 64 68 71 73 74 74 74 73  
RH..............59 48 40 34 31 31 33 34 37  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE S S S S SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 10 10 11 11 11 11 10 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 20 20 20 20 20 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.2 2.9 4.0 5.1 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.23 22 22 22 21 21 20 20 21  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100036 48 65 82 100 92 85 77 75  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
60 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 56.  
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-4600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-2100 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 21 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (37600-73400 KNOT-FT)  
DECREASING TO FAIR (14500 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE  
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........75 72 77 86 93 96 98 98 98 96 95 95  
WEATHER COV..... CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............72 70 67 63 62 61 60 59 59 58 58 58  
RH..............41 45 50 56 60 62 67 72 72 75 77 77  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 20 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.6 4.2 3.2 2.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.22 23 23 24 24 24 24 25 23 22 21 21  
HAINES INDEX....4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2  
SDSPL KT-FT/100073 72 55 38 21 22 23 25 21 18 15 15  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE  
DAY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 71.  
RH..................MIN 60 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-4600 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 21 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 28  
TO 32 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (16100-62300 KNOT-FT)  
INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (83500 KNOT-FT) IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........95 94 92 90 89 89 90 91 90 89 89 91  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY LKY LKY  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............57 58 59 61 63 65 67 69 70 70 70 69  
RH..............80 80 80 78 75 73 70 66 63 63 61 61  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.0 1.1 1.4 1.7 2.1 2.8 3.6 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE SE S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.21 21 22 24 26 29 30 32 32 31 31 28  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100016 17 25 33 41 62 84 105 106 107 108 87  
 

 
FORECASTER...DAVIS  
REQUESTED BY...SEAN SALLMANN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707746.0/MKX  
.EMAIL SEAN_SALLMANN@FWS.GOV  
 
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