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
729 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

...AMENDED FOR OBSERVED MORNING HAINES INDICIES...

...BISMARCK AND ABERDEEN IS 4 (LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS (VERY LOW)...


.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT 60S ACROSS E ND AND INTO NW MN WITH MN TREES A BIT COOLER
INTO THE UPPER 50S FOR HIGHS TODAY. SOME HIGH CIRRUS WITH WINDS
LIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST BY AFTERNOON ACROSS RRV WITH 10 TO 15 AND
GUSTS TO 20MPH IN E ND. MN TREES AND LAKES WILL SEE THE LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY AS RIDGE AXIS SLOWLY MOVES
EAST. MIN RHS TODAY WILL RANGE IN THE 30S AS MIXING WILL BE WEAK
INITIALLY WITH THE LIGHTER WINDS...BECOMING BETTER FROM WEST TO EAST
AS WINDS STRENGTHEN.



NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-222130-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...ADAMS
609 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 33600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (AROUND 86000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 132100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-222130-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
609 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 33800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 79800 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 145300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 35 TO 40 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-222130-
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...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI
609 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    EAST AROUND 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 25800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 45800 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING
                    TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 100000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-222130-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...
LAKE ITASCA...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...
ELBOW LAKE
609 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    EAST AROUND 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 30800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 109700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

$$











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