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
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will pass across the area today, and bring
occasional showers and thunderstorms through Monday night, particularly over the
southern portion of the area. Cooler and drier weather will
prevail for the remainder of the upcoming week, with highs mostly
in the 70s for Wednesday through Friday.


MNZ041-042-047>049-210015-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, and St Cloud
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1100 until 1800. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1100, then 3 until 1600, then 2 until
                    1800, then 1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 34000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the west
                    around 5 mph late in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ043>045-050>053-210015-
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1500 until 1800. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1500, then 2 until 1800, then 1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 32000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and early afternoon, then
                    shifting to the southwest late in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 22000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ054>058-064-065-073-210015-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-
Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Granite Falls, Olivia, and Redwood Falls
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1100. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph shifting to the north 5
                    to 10 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1100, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 27000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 6 mph until early morning
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 18000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-210015-
Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-
Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul,
Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0900. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0900, then 2 until 1200, then 1 until
                    1400, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 52000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0200. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light.
LAL.................3 until 2200, then 2 until 0200, then 1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 21000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 6 to
11 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-092-210015-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1100. chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1500. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph shifting to the northwest
                    5 to 7 mph late in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 until 1100, then 1 until 1500, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0400, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 until 0400, then 4.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 4.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 6 to
11 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. South winds 7 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 7 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ076>078-084-085-093-210015-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Waseca,
Owatonna, and Albert Lea
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 30
                    percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 34000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northeast around 5 mph
                    early in the morning.
LAL.................3 until 0400, then 4.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 until 1300, then 4.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 26000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 55 TO 60.
Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 70 TO 75.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers 50 percent.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-210015-
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
252 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1200, then 2 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 76000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 40
                    percent.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................3.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and early afternoon, then
                    shifting to the southwest late in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 28000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.

$$



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