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
750 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...OBSERVED HAINES INDICES THIS MORNING WERE 3 (VERY LOW) AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS...AND 4 (LOW) AT BISMARCK AND ABERDEEN...

.DISCUSSION...
MUCH COOLER TODAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITY VALUES. BREEZY CONDITIONS AS
WELL ESPECIALLY OVER EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA AND THE RED RIVER VALLEY
AS WEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY FOR TODAY.
BREEZY TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS WELL WITH A BIT MORE CLOUD COVER.
A FEW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER THRU THURSDAY
AS A SURFACE AND UPPER AIR LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVE THROUGH
CENTRAL MANITOBA.

THE NEXT CHANCE FOR A MORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL BE LATER
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY



NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-242115-
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
750 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    20 TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 116500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 177900 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 137600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-242115-
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
750 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 85200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 158200 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 124800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-242115-
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
750 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 81100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 163400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 143400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-242115-
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
750 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 66100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 129400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 129100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$



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