If you are having problems with the online spot request internet program, you can use this form to fill in the necessary information.  Simply print out this form, fill out the appropriate information, and then call or fax us the information.  The form is the same as the request online.  Please do not forget to call us as a heads-up if you fax this form to the National Weather Service in La Crosse. 


LA CROSSE SPOT FORECAST REQUEST

Required Elements in RED
PROJECT NAME
Project Name:
  Wildfire  WFU  HAZMAT
 
Prescribed Fire  SAR
  Ignition Time:
  Central Local Time
  Date:
 
REQUESTING AGENCY
NOTE: Do not use commas in this section.
Requesting Agency:
Requesting Official:
Phone Number:   Ext.
FAX Number:
Contact Person:
REASON FOR SPOT FORECAST REQUEST
Must choose either Wildfire or one of the Non-Wildfire reasons
  Wildfire Non-Wildfire

  Under the Interagency Agreement for Meteorological Services (USFS, BLM, NPS, USFWS, BIA).

  State, tribal or local fire agency working in coordination with a federal participant in the Interagency Agreement for Meteorological Services.

  Essential to public safety, e.g. due to the proximity of population centers or critical infrastructure.
For NWS Spot forecast policy, see
section 4.0 in NWS Instruction 10-401 at
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/directives/010/010.htm
LOCATION
Lat:     Elevation: Top
Bottom
Lon:     Drainage:
7.5' Quad:     Aspect:
Legal (T/R): WI
MN
IA
    Size: (Acres)
*Enter Lat/Lon, Legal(T/R) also acceptable
 *Legal(T/R) is for WI only.
FUEL
Type:
  Sheltering
   Full
 Partial
 Unsheltered
OBSERVATIONS
Place Elev Time Wind Temp Wetbulb RH Dewpt. Sky/Weather
PRIMARY FORECAST ELEMENTS
TDA  TNT  TMR  (Today, Tonight, Tomorrow)
Sky / Weather
Temperature
Relative Humidity
20 Foot Wind
Chance of Wetting Rain
Haines Index
Smoke Dispersion
 
REMARKS
   

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