828  
FNUS73 KARX 011211  
FWSARX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WOODMAN SAND PRAIRIE RX BURN...WISCONSIN DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
711 AM CDT THU NOV 1 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON NOVEMBER 01.  
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
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SIT OVER WISCONSIN TODAY WITH RATHER LIGHT  
NORTHEAST TO NORTH WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE BURN SITE. HIGH CLOUDS  
ARE GOING TO STREAM ACROSS THE AREA TODAY, FOR FILTERED SUNSHINE AND  
PARTLY SUNNY SKIES. MORE CLOUDS TODAY WILL KEEP MIN RH VALUES THIS  
AFTERNOON MORE IN THE 40-45% RANGE VS. THE 35% RANGE ON WEDNESDAY.  
CLOUDS WILL CONTINUE TO THICKEN TONIGHT WITH WINDS SWINGING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST BUT REMAINING QUITE LIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES, LIGHT  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AND MIN RH VALUES OF 50-60% ARE EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........48 AT IGNITION...MAX 56.  
RH..................63 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 45 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 3 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /11900 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD  
/41800 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........49 51 54 54 53 53 57 61  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............48 51 54 56 56 55 53 50  
RH..............63 56 50 47 45 47 50 56  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE N N NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 4 4 3 3 3 3 2  
20 FT WIND GUST. 5 5  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100012 18 24 30 36 42 34 26  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 36.  
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (500-18000 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........65 62 64 70 71 74  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 10  
TEMP............47 42 40 39 38 37  
RH..............63 79 85 85 89 92  
20 FT WIND......NE 3 E 2 E 2 SE 2 SE 3 SE 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
HAINES INDEX....4 3 3 3 3 3  
SDSPL KT-FT/100018 6 1 1 1 1  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.  
RH..................MIN 52 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1500-27800 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........78 80 80 78 76 76  
WEATHER COV..... S CHC S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 20 20 20  
TEMP............36 40 45 50 52 50  
RH..............92 85 73 58 52 56  
20 FT WIND......SE 3 SE 4 SE 4 SE 4 SE 4 E 4  
20 FT WIND GUST. 5 5 5 5 5  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/10002 10 14 14 21 26  
 

 
FORECASTER...RS  
REQUESTED BY...NATE FAYRAM  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1817721.0/ARX  
.DELDT 11/01/18  
.EMAIL NATHAN.FAYRAM@WI.GOV  
 
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