Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...Wet...

.DISCUSSION...Periods of moderate to heavy rain will continue
tonight with many areas seeing around another inch of rain. The rain
will finally diminish on Monday, but light and scattered showers will
linger into Tuesday. We will dry out by Tuesday night. Temperatures
will remain cool, with highs around 60 on Monday, dropping to 45 to
50 for Tuesday.

We should continue to dry out through the latter half of the week,
although some spotty light showers can not be ruled out Thursday
night through Friday night.  Temperatures will remain slightly below
normal with most daytime highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s through
Sunday.

MIZ037>039-043>045-010815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent) until 0600, then
                    partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Rain showers and
                    a chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.68-0.96 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent) until 1300, then
                    cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    until 1400, then rain showers likely.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around
                    28 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2700-3200 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3100-3600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) increasing to 1200 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........0.05-0.14 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 40.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 13 to 18 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1000-1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.10-0.19 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 47.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 13 to 18 mph with higher gusts.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 25 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.07 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-010815-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent) until 0700, then
                    partly cloudy (60-70 percent). Rain showers and
                    a chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.64-0.84 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent) until 1300, then
                    cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 26 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4400-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good) increasing to 1200 (excellent) in
                    the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.11 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1000-1100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.16 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 26
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5400-5900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1600-1700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-010815-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent) until 0500, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2400-2900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair) increasing to 700 (excellent)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........0.55-0.93 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1200, then
                    mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms until 1400. chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
                    around 31 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4000-4500 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    5100-5600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....1600-1800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.06-0.14 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 0200, then a chance of rain showers.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 16 to 21 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4000-4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.04-0.16 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6000-6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2100-2400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.06 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-010815-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent) until 0600, then
                    partly cloudy (55-65 percent). Rain showers and
                    a chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.76-0.99 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent) until 1400, then
                    cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to
                    around 31 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6500-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2100-2200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.04-0.15 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1100-1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.05-0.18 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 31
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5400-5900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1700-2000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.06 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-010815-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
400 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent) until 0500, then partly
                    cloudy (50-60 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.64-0.89 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1200, then
                    mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms until 1400. chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to
                    around 32 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6700-7200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2300-2600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.09 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1100-1500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.03-0.13 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 32
                    mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6300-6800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2200-2600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.05 in.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy frost overnight. Lows in
the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 9 to
14 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.



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