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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
FNUS53 KGRR 300639
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...A SOAKING RAIN TODAY THEN MUCH COOLER SUNDAY AND MONDAY...

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG COLD FRONT COMES THROUGH THE AREA TODAY
BUT THIS TIME THERE IS A SURFACE WAVE ON THE FRONT. THIS WILL
CAUSE THE SHOWERS THIS MORNING TO BECOME A STEADY SOAKING RAIN
THIS AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY MORNING. CLEARING FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST WILL FOLLOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON. IT WILL BE MUCH COOLER
SUNDAY WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 50S.


MIZ037>039-043>045-302015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG
                    UNTIL 0900. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 0900.
                    RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 61-66 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 21
                    DEGREES COOLER INLAND.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 29 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.23-0.67 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.18 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......37 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24
                    MPH UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-302015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG UNTIL
                    0900. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1400. RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.35-0.58 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 31 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01-0.25 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......40 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 28 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-302015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG UNTIL
                    0900. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1400. RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3400-3900 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.38-0.92 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 33 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-1.00 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 28
                    MPH UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.35 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-302015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG UNTIL
                    0900. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 0900.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1400. RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 0900.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AROUND 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.55-0.93 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......21 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 36 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.14-0.64 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 33
                    MPH UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01-0.29 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-302015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
239 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1400. RAIN SHOWERS.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.75-0.96 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......21 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 36 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.54-1.01 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.64 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FROST OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 9 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80.



$$


WDM



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.