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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
730 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...

UPDATED FOR 12Z SOUND HAINES INDICES

THE HAINES INDEX FOR ABERDEEN...BISMARCK...INTERNATIONAL FALLS
AND MINNEAPOLIS WERE ALL 6 (HIGH) AT 12Z THIS MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA WILL BRING DRY WEATHER AND RELATIVELY
LIGHT WINDS, WITH MIXING VALUES GENERALLY IN THE 4K TO 5K FT RANGE.
THE DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. THE HIGHEST WINDS
OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LATE THURSDAY, WITH
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH GUSTING TO 25 MPH IN THE
DEVILS LAKE REGION.  MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RISE TO AROUND 8K FEET
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-302100-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...
DRAYTON...PEMBINA...NECHE...ST. THOMAS...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
730 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 23800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING FAIR
                    (AROUND 45000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 39600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-302100-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...
MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...
LISBON...ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...
WAHPETON
730 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 20700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING FAIR
                    (AROUND 46700 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 28300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-302100-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...
GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
730 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 37800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 72500 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 34400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-302100-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...
LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...
UPPER RICE LAKE...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT
730 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 29900 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 60000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 43800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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