851  
FNUS73 KARX 131336  
FWSARX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR UPPER WAPSI WEST...IOWA DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
836 AM CDT TUE APR 13 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON APRIL 13.  
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
 
LOW PRESSURE SITTING OVER NORTHERN MINNESOTA WILL  
AGAIN PROVIDE ISOLATED RAIN SHOWER CHANCES THIS AFTERNOON.  
SOME ADDITIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDRETHS. HIGHS  
WILL BE IN THE 40S TODAY AND WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL BE SOMEWHAT  
BLUSTERY OUT OF THE WEST TODAY AND OUT OF THE NORTHWEST ON  
WEDNESDAY WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH BOTH AFTERNOONS.  
TEMPERATURES WILL RECOVER INTO THE 50S BEYOND WEDNESDAY WITH  
A STRETCH OF PRECIPITATION-FREE WEATHER EXPECTED. AFTERNOON  
HUMIDITIES WILL BE IN THE 50S.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TEMPERATURE.........39 AT IGNITION...MAX 46.  
RH..................65 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 47 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 11 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /82600 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.  
MAX...EXCELLENT /118000 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 3.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........78 83 82 81 81 85 90 94 89 84  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 20  
TEMP............39 40 42 43 44 44 45 45 45 44  
RH..............65 61 57 55 51 51 49 47 47 47  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W W W W W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD..11 13 16 17 17 18 18 19 17 16  
20 FT WIND GUST.23 23 23 25 26 28 28 28 26 23  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2  
SDSPL KT-FT/100083 89 93 93 98 104 116 118 118 112  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20 PERCENT.  
CWR.................20 PERCENT DECREASING TO 10 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 32.  
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (97800-97800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO  
POOR TO GOOD (5700-42100 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........80 75 74 75 76 76  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............20 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............44 40 37 35 33 32  
RH..............47 57 67 72 82 85  
20 FT WIND......W 15 W 10 W 8 W 8 W 8 W 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 16 14 15 14 15  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2 2 2  
SDSPL KT-FT/100098 27 9 12 15 16  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 47.  
RH..................MIN 55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (26500-72800 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........73 73 71 67 70 68  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............32 35 39 43 46 47  
RH..............78 72 64 60 55 58  
20 FT WIND......W 10 NW 13 NW 16 NW 16 NW 16 NW 15  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 19 21 22 23 22  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2 2 2  
SDSPL KT-FT/100027 44 56 68 73 64  
 

 
FORECASTER...JSB  
REQUESTED BY...LOGAN MCEWAN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2108869.0/ARX  
.DELDT 04/13/21  
.EMAIL LOGAN.MCEWAN@DNR.IOWA.GOV  
 
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