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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Widespread wetting rains today will give way to seasonably cool and
dry weather through the rest of the period. No fire weather concerns.

INZ003>005-012-014-182100-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 /204 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    morning. Rain showers through the day. Chance
                    of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 10 mph increasing to around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    evening, then slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the morning. Chance of snow 20 percent.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-182100-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph increasing to north
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
                    evening, then slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers in the morning. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-182100-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph increasing to
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
                    evening. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers in the morning. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-182100-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 /204 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
                    Showers through the day. Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    evening. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-182100-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening,
                    then slight chance of rain showers and snow
                    showers after midnight. Precipitation
                    50 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers in the morning. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-182100-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms.
                    Precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the evening.
                    Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-182100-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms.
                    Precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the evening. Chance of
                    showers 90 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-182100-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
304 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers in the evening. Chance of
                    showers 90 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers and
                    snow showers in the morning. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$



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