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
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

...WET WEATHER CONTINUES...

.DISCUSSION...
Rain will continue into early next week as low pressure
slowly approaches Lower Michigan from the southwest.

MIZ037>039-043>045-252015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 14 to 19 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 25 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.15-0.41 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 14 to 19 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.25-0.34 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........77-82 percent near Lake Michigan AND 69-74
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter near Lake Michigan AND 1
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND 1500-2000
                    ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.16 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-252015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......34 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1300-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.17-0.33 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.31 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........71-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.11 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-252015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......32 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........73-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.30-0.54 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 14 to 19 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.22-0.31 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of
                    thunderstorms until 1400. rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND 3000-3500
                    ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming south around
                    10 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.13-0.19 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-252015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........73-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......35 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.28-0.48 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.16-0.30 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2600-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.16 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-252015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
258 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain and a chance of
                    thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......29 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......50 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.22-0.39 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.26 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of thunderstorms
                    until 1400. rain likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.11-0.18 in.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around
40. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast
winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 50.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s.



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