Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will not be as strong today compared to Monday, but
humidity levels will once again lower into the 20s/30s by
the afternoon. Wednesday will have stronger wind speeds as
another surface trough moves across the area. Humidity
levels on Wednesday will drop into the 30s during the
afternoon along with wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph in Minnesota.

MNZ042>045-049>053-180015-
Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-
Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, Princeton,
Mora, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 26000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph shifting to the
                    west 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to
                    30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 7 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 17 to 22 mph
with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 55 TO 60. South winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
40 TO 45. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers 50 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
55 TO 60. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Chance of  showers 20 percent.

$$

MNZ041-047-048-054>057-064-065-073-180015-
Douglas-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Morris, Glenwood, Madison,
Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Granite Falls, Olivia,
and Redwood Falls
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Gusts
                    up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 48000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 19 to 24 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 65 TO 70. West winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 40 TO 45. West winds 6 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 40 TO 45. West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
60 TO 65. Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.

$$

MNZ058>063-066>070-076>078-180015-
Meeker-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-
Carver-Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Monticello, Minneapolis,
Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault, and Red Wing
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 18000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    until late afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 44000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 7 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 16 to 21 mph
with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms.
Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 60 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 TO 50. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  showers 50 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
60 TO 65. West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082>085-091>093-180015-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-76.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 17000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....45-50.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 44000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 7 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 17 to 22 mph
with gusts to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45 TO 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
showers 30 percent.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-180015-
Polk-Barron-Rusk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
245 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 20000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 23 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 6 to
11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 12 to 17 mph
with gusts to around 35 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 55 TO 60. South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45 TO 50. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
55 TO 60. West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.

$$



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