137  
SXUS43 KARX 180901  
RECARX  
UPPER MISS RIVER VALLEY HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
WIZ017-182115-  
TAYLOR-  
FOR NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR E E E E E E E E NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E  
SFC WSPD 5 5 5 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5  
SFC WGUST 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 6 6 6 7  
 
1KFT WDIR SE SE SE SE S S S S S SE E NE NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E E SE  
1KFT WSPD 11 10 10 9 9 8 7 6 4 3 4 6 8 10 12 14 15 16 16 14 11 9 10 12  
3KFT WDIR SW SW W W W W SW SW SW SW W W W W NW NW N E E SE S SW SW S  
3KFT WSPD 8 9 10 11 13 16 17 16 14 11 10 8 6 4 3 2 2 3 5 9 13 16 15 13  
6KFT WDIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W SW SW SW SW  
6KFT WSPD 29 29 30 30 31 31 30 28 24 21 21 22 22 21 19 18 18 19 19 18 16 14 12 11  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK  
POP6HR | 13 | 23 | 24 | 39  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 0 0 0 0 0 18 33 0 0 0 0 16 18 20 24 26 26 26 26 26 26 45 45 45  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 641 AM CDT SUNSET 704 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 642 AM CDT SUNSET 702 PM CDT  
 
FTUS80 KAUW 180521  
KAUW 180520Z 1806/1906 03006KT P6SM SCT009 BKN150  
FM181200 09004KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040  
FM181800 05003KT P6SM BKN022 OVC040 PROB30 1818/1824 -SHRA  
FM190000 09005KT 6SM -SHRA OVC020  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
WIZ044-182115-  
ADAMS-  
FOR CENTRAL WISCONSIN  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR E E E E E E E SE SE SE SE E E NE NE NE NE E E E E E E E  
SFC WSPD 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6  
SFC WGUST 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7  
 
1KFT WDIR E SE SE SE SE SE S S S S SW SW W W NW NW NW NE NE E E E E E  
1KFT WSPD 9 9 9 9 10 11 11 10 8 6 9 12 14 13 12 10 8 5 5 9 15 20 21 21  
3KFT WDIR W W W W W SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W W W SW SW SW S  
3KFT WSPD 11 11 10 11 14 18 21 22 22 22 23 24 24 22 20 17 14 10 8 6 5 6 6 8  
6KFT WDIR NW NW W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W  
6KFT WSPD 23 22 20 20 23 27 30 30 30 29 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 26 22 18 14 12 11  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK OV OV OV  
POP6HR | 76 | 31 | 43 | 43  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 99 94 94 50 50 50 50 43 32 21 24 27 30 35 44 48 48 48 48 48 48 45 45 45  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 640 AM CDT SUNSET 702 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 641 AM CDT SUNSET 700 PM CDT  
 
FTUS80 KMSN 180521 RRO  
KMSN 180520Z 1806/1906 00000KT P6SM FEW045 BKN140  
FM181000 VRB04KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN050CB  
FM182000 VRB04KT P6SM VCTS BKN080CB  
FM190000 05005KT P6SM BKN045  
FM190400 08006KT P6SM BKN030  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
MNZ087-182115-  
OLMSTED-  
FOR SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR NE NE E SE SE SE SE NE N N N N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE E  
SFC WSPD 2 2 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4  
SFC WGUST 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 6 5  
 
1KFT WDIR E E SE SE S S SW SW W W W NW N N NE NE NE NE NE E SE S S SE  
1KFT WSPD 10 11 11 10 11 12 12 11 10 8 6 4 3 5 7 9 11 12 13 14 14 15 15 15  
3KFT WDIR SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W SW SW SW S S S S S S S  
3KFT WSPD 23 24 23 23 23 23 22 21 20 18 16 15 13 10 8 7 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14  
6KFT WDIR SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W  
6KFT WSPD 21 22 24 25 25 25 25 26 28 30 31 32 32 30 29 27 27 27 26 21 15 11 10 12  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK OV OV OV BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK OV OV  
POP6HR | 17 | 26 | 34 | 51  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 31 34 34 37 41 28 31 16 15 0 20 26 33 33 35 36 36 36 36 36 36 50 50 50  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 653 AM CDT SUNSET 715 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 654 AM CDT SUNSET 713 PM CDT  
 
FTUS80 KRST 180521 RRT  
KRST 180520Z 1806/1906 35005KT P6SM SCT005 BKN080  
FM181000 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH SCT005 BKN040  
TEMPO 1811/1814 4SM TSRA BR OVC015CB  
FM181400 25005KT P6SM -SHRA BKN015  
FM181800 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH BKN010  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
WIZ041-182115-  
LA CROSSE-  
FOR WESTERN WISCONSIN AND FAR SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR E E E E SE SE SE SE S S N N NW N N NE NE NE NE E E E E E  
SFC WSPD 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5  
SFC WGUST 4 4 4 6 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6  
 
1KFT WDIR NE E E SE SE S S SW SW SW SW W W W NW NW NW NE E E SE SE SE SE  
1KFT WSPD 6 7 7 8 12 16 19 18 17 15 14 14 13 11 9 7 6 6 7 9 12 15 17 18  
3KFT WDIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W SW SW SW SW S S S S  
3KFT WSPD 9 11 14 16 19 21 23 23 23 23 22 20 18 17 16 15 13 12 12 13 16 18 18 17  
6KFT WDIR W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W SW  
6KFT WSPD 19 20 22 24 25 27 28 28 28 27 27 26 26 27 28 28 27 25 22 18 13 9 7 7  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK  
POP6HR | 81 | 24 | 41 | 44  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 96 96 96 50 50 50 0 0 0 0 19 25 31 34 41 44 44 44 44 44 44 48 48 48  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 648 AM CDT SUNSET 710 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 649 AM CDT SUNSET 708 PM CDT  
 
FTUS53 KLSE 180833 AAA  
KLSE 180830Z 1809/1906 VRB03KT P6SM -TSRA BKN060CB  
TEMPO 1809/1810 1/2SM TSRA OVC025CB  
FM181200 16005KT P6SM SCT015 BKN050  
FM181900 22005KT P6SM VCSH OVC025  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
IAZ019-182115-  
CHICKASAW-  
FOR NORTHEAST IOWA  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR E E SE E E SE E SE S S S SW W NE NE NE NE NE E E E E E E  
SFC WSPD 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5  
SFC WGUST 11 7 7 5 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 4 3 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6  
 
1KFT WDIR S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW S S S SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
1KFT WSPD 12 13 14 14 12 10 8 9 10 10 7 4 2 3 6 9 10 10 10 13 17 19 20 20  
3KFT WDIR SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW S SE SE SE S  
3KFT WSPD 17 18 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 17 16 14 14 14 14 14 15 14 11 7 6 8 12  
6KFT WDIR SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W  
6KFT WSPD 9 12 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 24 25 25 25 24 22 21 21 22 22 22 20 19 16 13  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK OV  
POP6HR | 20 | 37 | 41 | 54  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 0 0 0 0 0 29 50 32 33 34 37 40 43 42 41 40 40 40 40 40 40 50 50 50  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 653 AM CDT SUNSET 714 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 654 AM CDT SUNSET 712 PM CDT  
 
FTUS80 KALO 180542  
KALO 180539Z 1806/1906 13004KT P6SM SCT250  
FM181400 13005KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC050  
TEMPO 1814/1818 5SM -TSRA BKN030CB  
FM190200 14004KT P6SM BKN035  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
WIZ061-182115-  
GRANT-  
FOR SOUTHWESTERN WISCONSIN AND FAR NORTHEAST IOWA  
401 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
DATE TUE 09/18/18 /  
CDT 4A 5A 6A 7A 8A 9A 10 11 12 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P 6P 7P 8P 9P 10 11 12 1A 2A 3A  
 
SFC WDIR SW W W E E E SE SE SE S S S SW SW NW NE NE NE E E E E E E  
SFC WSPD 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4  
SFC WGUST 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 6 6 6 5 4 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6  
 
1KFT WDIR E E SE SE S SW SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W NW N N NE SE SE SE SE  
1KFT WSPD 4 6 8 10 9 8 7 6 7 8 9 12 13 12 11 9 7 5 4 5 8 11 14 17  
3KFT WDIR NW W W W W W W W W SW SW W W W SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
3KFT WSPD 9 10 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 19 20 19 19 19 18 18 17 16 15 14 13 13 16 21  
6KFT WDIR NW NW W W W SW SW SW SW SW W W W W W W W W SW W W NW NW NW  
6KFT WSPD 8 7 7 8 11 15 19 21 21 21 21 20 18 18 17 16 16 16 15 14 12 11 9 9  
 
SKY COVER BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK BK  
POP6HR | 30 | 44 | 45 | 45  
 
PERCENT COVERAGE AROUND LOCAL AREA: (OUT OF 100)  
THUNDER 0 25 84 50 50 50 50 50 49 41 42 42 43 43 45 47 47 47 47 47 47 50 50 50  
FOG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
SEPTEMBER 18 2018.....SUNRISE 646 AM CDT SUNSET 707 PM CDT  
SEPTEMBER 19 2018.....SUNRISE 647 AM CDT SUNSET 705 PM CDT  
 
FTUS43 KDVN 180537  
TAFDBQ  
TAF  
KDBQ 180537Z 1806/1906 VRB04KT P6SM FEW250  
FM181800 18007KT P6SM VCTS SCT030CB BKN120 PROB30 1820/1821 4SM  
-TSRA OVC025CB  
FM182100 21007KT P6SM BKN080 PROB30 1821/1824 4SM -TSRA  
OVC025CB  
FM190200 00000KT 6SM BR VCTS SCT030CB BKN150  
FM190500 VRB04KT 5SM -SHRA BR VCTS BKN035CB=  

 
 
SFC.....SURFACE. 1KFT...1000 FEET AGL. 3KFT...3000 FEET AGL. 6KFT...6000 FEET AGL.  
WDIR....WIND DIRECTION. WSPD...WIND SPEED IN KTS. WGST...WIND GUST IN KTS.  
POP6HR..6-HOUR PROBABILITY OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION (0.01 INCH OR MORE).  
 
NOTE: + IS 100 PERCENT PROBABILITY  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF SCHEDULED ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
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