332  
FNUS73 KDLH 221413  
FWSDLH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CREX BURN UNIT 70...WDNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
913 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON OCTOBER 22.  
IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...  
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GOOD MORNING, FOR THE CREX BURN UNIT 70.  
WINDS WILL START OUT WESTERLY AROUND 5 MPH WITH CLEAR SKIES. THE  
WINDS WILL INCREASE DURING THE LATE MORNING AND TAKE ON A SLIGHT  
NORTHERLY COMPONENT AS WE MIX DEEPER INTO THE BOUNDARY LAYER.  
WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 15 MPH WITH A FEW GUSTS  
OF 20 TO 25 MPH. RH VALUES WILL START OUT AROUND 80 PERCENT BUT  
DROP TO AROUND 50 PERCENT BY NOON TODAY. IF YOU HAVE ANY  
QUESTIONS, FEEL FREE TO CALL THE NWS TWIN CITIES OFFICE AT  
952-361-6671.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 13  
MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 19 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 23 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING  
TO AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 21 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2100-20700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO  
EXCELLENT (142700 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY COVER.......CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............35 40 44 48 51 53 53 52 49  
RH..............85 73 68 58 52 50 48 48 52  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W NW NW NW NW NW NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.11 14 16 18 20 22 23 23 21  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 1.4 2.6 3.8 4.5 5.1 5.8 5.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.W W W NW NW NW NW NW NW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.10 10 15 20 30 30 30 30 30  
SDSPL KT-FT/10002 3 21 51 91 112 129 143 135  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 16 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 10 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (113300-126000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO  
POOR TO FAIR (3400-18100 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY COVER.......PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............46 41 37 34 32 31  
RH..............60 70 79 85 92 92  
20 FT WIND......NW 10 NW 10 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.19 14 11 9 9 8  
MIX HGT (FT)....5100 3500 1100 500 300 400  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 30 NW 25 N 20 NW 15 NW 15 N 15  
SDSPL KT-FT/1000126 77 18 7 4 6  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400 FT AGL IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3500-19300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO  
FAIR (30400 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY COVER.......PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............30 31 34 39 43 43  
RH..............96 92 85 67 55 55  
20 FT WIND......N 5 N 5 N 5 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.8 8 8 8 7 7  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 1100 2600 3100 3400 3400  
TRANSPORT WIND..N 15 N 15 N 10 N 10 NW 10 NW 10  
SDSPL KT-FT/10004 12 26 27 28 30  
 

 
FORECASTER...BEITLICH  
REQUESTED BY...BOB HANSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1817213.0/DLH  
.DELDT 10/22/18  
.EMAIL ROBERT.HANSON@WISCONSIN.GOV  
 
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