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
725 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

...UPDATED FOR MORNING HAINES INDICES...

...ABERDEEN IS 6 (HIGH)...
...BISMARCK IS 3 (VERY LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS 4 (LOW)...

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS THIS MORNING
THAT WILL STABILIZE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDS WILL
MOVE INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA THIS MORNING AND WILL
KEEP TEMPERATURES LOWER AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
HIGHER THAN YESTERDAY. FURTHER SOUTH AND WEST SKIES WILL REMAIN
MOSTLY SUNNY BUT TEMPERATURES WILL BE A BIT COOLER THEN
YESTERDAY WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 50 TO 60
PERCENT RANGE. SMOKE DISPERSAL WILL BE MOSTLY IN THE FAIR AND POOR
CATEGORIES.

WINDS WILL INCREASE MORE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH
OVERNIGHT...WITH SOUTH WINDS BECOMING RATHER BREEZY BY TUESDAY.
BETTER MIXING AND SUNNY SKIES WILL DROP AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES BACK DOWN INTO THE 40 TO 50 PERCENT RANGE IN MOST
AREAS.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-202130-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...ADAMS
420 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 8500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 62400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001>003-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-202130-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-
WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-
WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...
FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI...MAHNOMEN...LAKE ITASCA...
PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...BRECKENRIDGE...
FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE
420 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 22000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 52900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ004>009-202130-
KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
NORTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...
NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE
420 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 14000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 48000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-202130-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
420 AM CDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 12300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 67800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$










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