Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A front currently located around Fargo up to around the Red Lakes
region will provide the chance of showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon through evening, best thunderstorm chances residing in
Minnesota. Rain chances continue through the weekend, especially
in Minnesota and the southern Red River Valley. The front
migrates east into Minnesota Saturday bringing northerly winds up
to around 10-15 mph gusting up to 20 mph. By the end of the
weekend, most locations will see between half an inch to one inch
of rain with areas closer to west-central Minnesota seeing higher
amounts exceeding two inches. Cloudy and cool conditions are
expected over the weekend as well.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-054-230915-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-
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, Cooperstown, Finley,
Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City,
Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    in the evening, then a slight chance of showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 42800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening,
                    then showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the
mid 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NDZ039-049-052-053-230915-
Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor,
Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. A chance of showers. A chance
                    of thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......24 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 40700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004-005-007-008-013-014-230915-
West Polk-Kittson-Roseau-West Marshall-East Marshall-Pennington-
Red Lake-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Hallock,
Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Warren, Stephen,
Argyle, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls,
and Red Lake Falls
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the
                    evening, then a chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................5.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 46100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening,
                    then showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs
around 60. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-015-022-027-029-030-040-230915-
Norman-Clay-East Polk-Mahnomen-West Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
Grant-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush,
Waubun, Detroit Lakes, Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Elbow Lake,
Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
                    of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
                    likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........77-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 36200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely. A chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 50.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the lower 60s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the lower 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-230915-
Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-
Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Bagley, Clearbrook, and Bemidji
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........76-81 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 35900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Showers.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the lower
50s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
around 40. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 40s. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds around
5 mph.

$$

MNZ023-024-028-031-032-230915-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-East Becker-East Otter Tail-Wadena-
Including the cities of Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake,
Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids,
Wolf Lake, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning,
Battle Lake, Wadena, and Menahga
258 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    west after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........79-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5.
Precipitation.......0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 26200 Knot-ft) becoming good
                    (around 34700 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely. A chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........78-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs
around 60. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs
around 60. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.

$$


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