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
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RAIN AND SNOW SET TO MOVE IN FOR SUNDAY...

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH SOUTHWEST LOWER
MICHIGAN ON SUNDAY RESULTING IN RAIN AND SOME SNOW FOR THE AREA.
THERE MAY BE SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW OF AROUND AN INCH
ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN. A RELATIVELY DRY PERIOD
IS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY OVERNIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. A CLIPPER SYSTEM
ON MONDAY NIGHT MAY BRING SOME ADDITIONAL RAIN AND SNOW TO THE
AREA.

MIZ037>039-043>045-290815-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 15-20 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 9
                    DEGREES WARMER INLAND.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND
                    SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN AND
                    SNOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.28 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-290815-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 15.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
                    1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.19 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-290815-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....17-22.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 8 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND
                    SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN SNOW UNTIL
                    1700. RAIN AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.25 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 51-56
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 10
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-290815-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....14-19.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-1900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
                    1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN SNOW UNTIL 1700. RAIN
                    AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.20 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-290815-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
339 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.18 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST
WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
30.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.



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