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
740 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...THE MORNING HAINES INDEX FOR BISMARCK...ABERDEEN AND INTERNATIONAL
FALLS IS A 5 (MODERATE)...

.DISCUSSION...

WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL AFFECT THE REGION TODAY...WITH
LOWER HUMIDITY VALUE. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHWEST
TODAY AND MORE NORTHERLY BY FRIDAY. SOME SLIGHTLY COOLER
AIR WILL MOVE BACK INTO THE REGION LATER TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
THERE IS THE CHANCE FOR A FEW SHOWERS AND STORMS THIS WEEKEND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-202115-
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...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
740 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 91300 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 126000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 74000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-202115-
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
740 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 51700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 101600 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 70200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-202115-
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
740 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH EARLY.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 54300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 108400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 62200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND
70. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-202115-
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
740 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 46000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 73900 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 65200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

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