541  
FNUS73 KARX 231523  
FWSARX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RUSH CREEK SNA...WISCONSIN DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
923 AM CST TUE NOV 23 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1000 CST ON NOVEMBER 23.  
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
 
 
BREEZY AND WARMER CONDITIONS ARE ON TAP TODAY WITH INCREASING  
SOUTH WINDS GUSTING UPWARDS OF 25 MPH. HIGHS WILL CLIMB INTO THE  
UPPER 40S WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN THE 35 TO 45 PERCENT  
RANGE. SOUTHERLY WINDS REMAIN BREEZY INTO TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY  
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 50S. THAT FRONT  
SWEEPS THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WITH WINDS SHIFTING  
NORTHWEST AND REMAINING GUSTY INTO THURSDAY. THE FORECAST  
CURRENTLY REMAINS DRY THROUGH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, BUT THAT COULD  
CHANGE AS SOME MODELS ARE SUGGESTING SMALL PRECIP CHANCES AT TIMES  
FOR PARTS OF THE AREA.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........36 AT FORECAST START...MAX 47.  
RH..................48 PERCENT AT FORECAST START...MIN 38 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT FORECAST  
START...OTHERWISE SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.  
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH LATE MORNING INTO THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 FT AGL AT FORECAST START...OTHERWISE  
1000-1700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 22 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR /19000 KNOT-FT/ AT FORECAST START.  
MAX...GOOD /32800 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW AT FORECAST START...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CST) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........38 38 39 42 46 50 42 46  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............36 39 42 45 47 47 45 42  
RH..............48 46 41 40 38 40 43 50  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 9 10 10 10 10 10 11  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 20 22 22 22 23 22 21  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.1 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.3 1.0 1.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.20 20 20 22 22 20 22 22  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100019 22 26 33 32 22 20 18  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 38.  
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 29 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (20400-25800 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........40 31 24 40 56 81  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............40 38 38 38 38 38  
RH..............57 67 73 76 82 85  
20 FT WIND......S 11 S 13 S 12 S 12 S 15 S 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 20 20 21 21  
MIX HGT (FT)....900 1000 1000 1000 1000 1100  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 25 S 29 S 26 S 26 S 25 S 26  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100020 25 23 24 23 25  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.  
RH..................MIN 59 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 22 TO 29 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 17  
TO 18 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (20800-49200 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........84 79 81 81 83 84  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............39 41 45 50 52 48  
RH..............82 79 70 63 59 65  
20 FT WIND......S 12 S 11 S 10 SW 10 SW 8 W 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 21 20 19 15 14  
MIX HGT (FT)....1100 1300 1700 2100 1900 1500  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 24 S 22 S 23 SW 24 SW 22 W 18  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100024 24 34 45 37 24  
 

 
FORECASTER...KS  
REQUESTED BY...JUSTIN NOOKER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 2121489.0/ARX  
.DELDT 11/23/21  
.EMAIL JUSTIN.NOOKER@WISCONSIN.GOV  
 
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