Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
752 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...Observed morning Haines Indices...

...Bismarck, Aberdeen and International Falls are 2 (Very Low)...


.DISCUSSION...
A windy and raw late April Tuesday with highs struggling into
the upper 30s to low 40s as north winds gust to 25 to 35mph. Min
RHs in the 60s at best. More of the same for Wednesday with
another round of wintry weather across the southern and eastern
areas and some snow accumulations will be possible. By Thursday
and Friday the weather quiets down and begins to warm some with
highs in the 40s and approaching 50 with min RHs lowering into the
40s by Friday.



NDZ049-052-053-252130-
Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor,
Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 15 to 20 mph increasing to
                    around 25 mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...0.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 68500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow in the
                    evening. A slight chance of freezing rain. Snow
                    likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow. A chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 78100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 25 to 30 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-252130-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-
Including the cities of Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville,
Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City, and Fargo
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 15 to 20 mph increasing to
                    20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 76900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow and a slight chance of
                    freezing rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow. A chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 65300 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013-014-252130-
West Polk-Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-West Marshall-
East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Hallock,
Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette,
Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla,
Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah, Thief River Falls, and Red Lake Falls
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 65900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow. A chance of rain in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 71400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the
mid 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in
the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-252130-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-Western Walsh County-
Including the cities of Cando, Langdon, Cavalier, Walhalla,
Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Fort Totten, Maddock, Leeds,
Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, Grafton, Park River, New Rockford,
Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna, Grand Forks, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 20 to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 81100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....24-29.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the
                    morning. A chance of snow and a slight chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered None.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 61200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows
in the upper 20s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ016-017-023-024-028-031-032-252130-
North Clearwater-South Beltrami-South Clearwater-Hubbard-
East Becker-East Otter Tail-Wadena-
Including the cities of Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Alida, Ebro,
Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake,
Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids, Wolf Lake, Perham, New York Mills,
Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena, and Menahga
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 45200 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 63100 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely and a slight chance of
                    freezing rain. Snow and sleet likely after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of freezing rain in the
                    morning. Snow likely. A chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 64400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow and a slight chance
of rain. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs around 50.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. North winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-015-022-027-029-030-040-252130-
Norman-Clay-East Polk-Mahnomen-West Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
Grant-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush,
Waubun, Detroit Lakes, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Elbow Lake,
Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett
554 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 58500 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 75500 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. A
                    slight chance of freezing rain. Snow, rain and
                    sleet likely after midnight.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely and a slight chance of
                    freezing rain in the morning, then a chance of
                    rain and snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 71000 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the
upper 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow.
Highs around 40. North winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds around
10 mph.

$$


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