Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
524 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Cool temperatures this morning will turn more mild this afternoon
with highs ranging from the upper 50s near the International border
to mid 60s towards the I-94 corridor. Sunshine returns to the
forecast today along with breezy winds remaining in counties near
the International border. Another cool night is expected tonight
with lows dipping into the 40s. Scattered light rain showers also
move into the region from the southwest tonight into Monday. By
Monday late afternoon, these rain showers are expected to end with
Monday highs reaching the mid 60s to lower 70s. Windy conditions
develop ahead of an approaching cold front Tuesday. Showers and
thunderstorms build in eastern North Dakota Tuesday afternoon and
evening. A few storms could be strong to severe Tuesday late
afternoon into evening. Showers and thunderstorms continue into
Minnesota Tuesday overnight.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-172115-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-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, Cooperstown, Finley,
Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
524 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 93600 Knot-ft) becoming very good
                    (around 119800 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 79900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs around 70. South winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs
around 70. South winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 40s. East winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-172115-
Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin,
Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
524 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 64800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy. A slight
                    chance of showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 82100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. East winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-172115-
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,
and Barrett
524 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny becoming sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......34 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 77100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 86800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds
around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in
the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. South winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-172115-
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,
and Bemidji
524 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 101400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 81300 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds
around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around
50. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Highs in the mid
60s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.

$$


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