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
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...THEN SPREAD EASTWARD INTO MINNESOTA
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL LINGER
ACROSS THE REGION FOR MOST OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE EXITING
TO THE EAST LATE IN THE DAY. CLOUD COVER WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES IN
THE LOW TO MID 70S FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND BEFORE
SOUTHERLY WINDS BUMP READINGS INTO THE LOW TO MID 80S FOR SUNDAY.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-270945-
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
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 48000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 70500 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-270945-
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
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 69300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-270945-
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
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.30 TO 0.40 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 83500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.


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

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-270945-
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
326 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.30 TO 0.40 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 79900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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