Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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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
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Today should be dry with a few high clouds and southeast
winds around 10 to 15 mph. Later tonight a few showers and
thunderstorms are possible across far western Minnesota.
More widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected late
Tuesday into Tuesday night. These storms could produce heavy
rain. Looking ahead, drier weather will settle in for the
latter half of the week.

MNZ041-047-048-054>057-064-065-073-250015-
Douglas-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Morris, Glenwood, Madison,
Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Granite Falls, Olivia,
and Redwood Falls
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 63000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0400. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0400, then 3.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....89-94.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 49000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. East winds 5 to
8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.

$$

MNZ058-059-066-067-250015-
Meeker-Wright-McLeod-Sibley-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Monticello, Hutchinson,
and Gaylord
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 52000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0600. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0600, then 2.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....84-89.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 21 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 59000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. East winds 5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.

$$

MNZ074>078-082>085-091>093-250015-
Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-
Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont,
Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 43000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 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.....South around 26 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 74000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 70 TO 75. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 75 TO 80.
Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Northeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

MNZ042>045-049>053-250015-
Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-
Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, Princeton,
Mora, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0500. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....60-65.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1 until 0500, then 3.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 8 mph.

$$

MNZ060>063-068>070-250015-
Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater,
Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 49000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....61-66.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................3 until 1300, then 2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 74000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows 65 TO 70.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Highs 80 TO 85. Northwest
winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation 80 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-250015-
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
404 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....74-79.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
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.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 23 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 74000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs 75 TO 80.
West winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.

$$

jrb



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