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
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SHOWERS TONIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...MUCH OF TODAY WILL BE DRY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH TONIGHT AND SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO ACCOMPANY THE FRONT. MUCH COOLER WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY.




MIZ037>039-043>045-032015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL 1800...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 32-37
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 2
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    9100-9600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0200. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...500-1000 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3100-3600 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1100-1600 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.19-0.25 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    26 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3300-3800 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.18 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-032015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9700-10200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1300-1800 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 200 (FAIR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.15-0.21 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.26 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-032015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...
HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 37-42
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 25
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    8100-8600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 2100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1100-1600
                    FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200 (FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.26 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3500-4000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01-0.23 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-032015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8700-9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 2100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.22 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    UNTIL 1400. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.34 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-032015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
259 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8600-9100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.20 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    1400. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.31 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
6 TO 11 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 9 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.



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