Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
751 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.DISCUSSION...

THE HAINES INDEX AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS UNAVAILABLE.
                    BISMARCK IS            4 (LOW).
                    ABERDEEN IS            6 (HIGH).

A BRIEF BREAK IN PRECIPITATION THIS MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO
ANOTHER WAVE OF PRECIPITATION LIFTING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE AREA
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20
MPH WILL PUSH HIGH TEMPERATURES INTO THE MID TO UPPER 70S. BREEZY
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ON SUNDAY WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
50S TO LOW 60S AS ADDITIONAL RAIN CHANCES MOVE IN. QUIET AND DRY
WEATHER WILL THEN RETURN FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK WEEK.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-242200-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...
DRAYTON...PEMBINA...NECHE...ST. THOMAS...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
629 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 33700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 69900 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 192400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-242200-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...
MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...
LISBON...ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...
WAHPETON
629 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 56200 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 86300 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 194600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-242200-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...
GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
629 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 45600 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 81800 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 171500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-242200-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...
LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...
UPPER RICE LAKE...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT
629 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 51800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 94300 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 171600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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