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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A high pressure ridge from the east coast to the Midwest will provide
one more dry day across our area. Low pressure over the central
plains will move east across our area tonight and Thursday causing
showers and thunderstorms, which could linger into Friday over
eastern sections. Dry weather is expected Saturday as a strong high
pressure system moves into the western Great Lakes.



MIZ077>081-262015-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-262015-
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
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017 /253 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
                    Precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-262015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-262015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-262015-
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
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017 /253 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely
                    after midnight. Precipitation 70
                    percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 5 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-262015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-262015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
                    Precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-262015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
                    Precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-262015-
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
353 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
                    Precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$



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