Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...COLD...

.DISCUSSION...DRY AND COLD TONIGHT WITH LOWS FROM 0 TO 15 ABOVE. RAIN AND
SNOW WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LOWER MICHGIAN.
IT`S POSSIBLE THAT AN INCH OR TWO OF SNOW COULD ACCUMULATE NORTH OF M-46
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...MUCH OF THE SNOW WILL MELT AS TEMPERATURES
CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 40S.




MIZ037>039-043>045-280830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....1-6.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 27-32
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 7 PERCENT
                    DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 17-22 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......
   24 HR TREND......
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1400. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL
                    1400...THEN RAIN AND SNOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......27 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.18-0.27 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-280830-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....2-7.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2500-3000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1500...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
                    AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN AND SNOW
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.20 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-280830-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10-15.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 28-33
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1400. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL
                    1400...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.24 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-280830-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....8-13.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3200-3700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 500 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-1900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.17 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-280830-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
332 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....9-14.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900-6400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3400-3900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.18 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.



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