Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE DEVELOPMENT
OF A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW FROM WEST TO EAST LATE THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS MAINLY AROUND AN INCH OR LESS ARE ANTICIPATED FOR
CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN. IT WILL BECOME WINDY THIS AFTERNOON WITH WIND
GUSTS UP TO AROUND 40 MPH. BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING
AND PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY END LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING LIGHT SNOW LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
EARLY TUESDAY TO CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN.




MIZ037>039-043>045-292015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND
                    SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN AND
                    SNOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 44-49
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 22
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.28 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 2300...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 53-58
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 6
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-292015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
                    1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.19 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 2300...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-292015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND
                    SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN SNOW UNTIL
                    1700. RAIN AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.25 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 2300...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 49-54
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......
   24 HR TREND......
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-292015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
                    1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN SNOW UNTIL 1700. RAIN
                    AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.20 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 2300...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-292015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
325 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.18 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 2300...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL MIDDAY. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.



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