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
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Continued Dry...

.DISCUSSION...
An area of high pressure will build into Ontario today.  This
fair weather system will produce southeast winds here in
Michigan which will funnel a dry airmass into the state.




MIZ037>039-043>045-242015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 5200-5700 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 4600-5100 ft AGL increasing to
                    6800-7300 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent) until 0700, then
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 1100-1600 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 3900-4400 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1000 (excellent) decreasing to 100 (poor)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2700-3200 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3500-4000 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-242015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 0700, then
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 44.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1500-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3600-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-242015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5800-6300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700 (excellent) decreasing to 100 (poor)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-900 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-242015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) until 0700, then
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 47.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1900-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-242015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
308 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4800-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......26 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-800 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds
6 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 9 to 14 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 7 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
until midday, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds
7 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers until midday, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 60.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 40s.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the
mid 60s.



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