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FNUS73 KMKX 171342  
FWSMKX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HINKSON PILES...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
842 AM CDT MON SEP 17 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IF CONDITIONS BECOME  
UNREPRESENTATIVE OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS/CONCERNS ABOUT THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT THE BURN SITE TODAY,  
WITH LIGHT WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE LATE  
AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL  
RETURN THIS EVENING AND THEN CONTINUE THROUGH MID-WEEK.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........73 AT IGNITION...MAX 88.  
RH..................76 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 51 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 3 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST  
5 TO 6 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING  
LIGHT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 100-1800 FT  
AGL INCREASING TO 2600-3800 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /1300 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD  
/33400 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........18 12 13 19 25 30 35 40 44  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............73 78 82 84 86 87 88 87 85  
RH..............76 67 58 57 53 52 52 53 57  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW W W W W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 15 15 15 15 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.8 1.8 2.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 2.6  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW W W W W W W W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.5 6 8 9 12 12 12 12 9  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
SDSPL KT-FT/10001 3 11 20 33 33 33 33 18  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 62.  
RH..................MAX 100 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 2 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 2 TO 5 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (300 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........47 51 57 63 68 71 72 74 78 82 85 85  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
TEMP............82 79 76 75 73 71 70 68 66 65 63 62  
RH..............63 69 76 79 84 90 90 93 97 97 100 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W NW NW N NE NE E E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.W W W SW W W N N NE NE E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.6 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 5 3  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/10006 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...DDV  
REQUESTED BY...DEREK CASBON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1815870.0/MKX  
.EMAIL DEREK_CASBON@FWS.GOV  
 
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