525  
FNUS73 KARX 100945  
FWSARX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HOGBACK - WEST PLANTING...WISCONSIN DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI  
445 AM CDT SAT OCT 10 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON OCTOBER 10.  
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
 
GENERALLY LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED TODAY  
AROUND 10 MPH, SOME GUSTS TO 15 MPH THIS MORNING. WIND DIRECTION  
WILL BECOME MORE NORTHEASTERLY THIS AFTERNOON. SUNNY SKIES TODAY  
AND NOT QUITE AS WARM AS YESTERDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 70S.  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP INTO THE 30S. CLOUDS WILL  
INCREASE SUNDAY MORNING WITH PARTLY SUNNY SKIES IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WINDS SWING TO THE EAST TONIGHT AND THEN TO THE SOUTHEAST ON  
SUNDAY, BECOMING A BIT BREEZIER WITH SOME GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SIMILAR HIGH TEMPERATURES AS TODAY BUT HIGHER AFTERNOON RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY IN THE 50S.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........63 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.  
RH..................65 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 8 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR /13400 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...FAIR  
/25900 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............63 66 68 70 71 72 71 69 65  
RH..............65 56 49 42 39 38 39 43 48  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N NE NE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 8 7 7 7 7 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.14 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 9  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100013 17 19 21 22 24 26 19 11  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.  
RH..................MAX 100 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4400-10400 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........3 6 8 11 22 38  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............61 54 50 48 46 44  
RH..............53 77 89 86 93 100  
20 FT WIND......NE 5 NE 6 E 6 E 7 E 6 E 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.9 9 12 13 12 13  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/10004 5 6 7 8 9  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72.  
RH..................MIN 55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (11800-22600 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........58 57 51 40 41 40  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 0 0 0  
TEMP............46 51 59 67 72 70  
RH..............96 89 75 61 55 61  
20 FT WIND......E 8 E 8 SE 9 SE 9 SE 10 SE 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 14 14 14 15 16  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 3 3 3  
SDSPL KT-FT/100012 14 17 23 23 22  
 

 
FORECASTER...MK  
REQUESTED BY...JUSTIN NOOKER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2013462.0/ARX  
.DELDT 10/10/20  
.EMAIL JUSTIN.NOOKER@WISCONSIN.GOV  
 
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