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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017


.DISCUSSION...
After areas of fog lift this morning, the rest of the day will
be pleasant and dry with highs around or just above 80 degrees.
Sunday will start off dry as well, and then a cold front will
bring bouts of showers and thunderstorms Sunday night through
Monday night. Cooler and drier weather prevails for the remainder
of the upcoming week, with highs in the 70s for Wednesday through Friday.


MNZ041-042-047>049-200015-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, and St Cloud
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800, then
                    patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0100, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the
                    north 5 to 8 mph in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 30000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 7 to
12 mph.

$$

MNZ043>045-050>053-200015-
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 57000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0100, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1300, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Light winds. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

MNZ054>058-064-065-073-200015-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-
Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Granite Falls, Olivia, and Redwood Falls
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 27000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0100, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the
                    north in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 6 to 11 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 7 to 12 mph.

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-200015-
Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-
Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul,
Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................3 until 1300, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 21000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of
 precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 6 to 11 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-092-200015-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0900, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 17000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Chance of rain showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms after 0300. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....59-64.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0300, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 40
                    percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 28000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. East winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 60 TO 65.
North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 7 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 6 to 11 mph.

$$

MNZ076>078-084-085-093-200015-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Waseca,
Owatonna, and Albert Lea
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0900, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....58-63.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 40
                    percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 40000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 60 TO 65.
Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
 precipitation 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-200015-
Polk-Barron-Rusk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
329 AM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of fog until 0900, then
                    patchy fog until 1000.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 63000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light, then becoming south
                    around 5 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 42000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of
 precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of
 precipitation 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. East winds 5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 5 to 8 mph.

$$


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