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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...WARM...

.DISCUSSION...
THE RELATIVELY WARM WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT.
WIND GUSTS OVER 20 MPH POSSIBLE.  SHOWERS WILL TRY TO MOVE
IN THIS AFTERNOON BUT THE MAY STRUGGLE AS THE ATMOSPHERE
WILL BE DRY.




MIZ037>039-043>045-242015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND AROUND 77 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1
                    DEGREE WARMER INLAND.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    7200-7700 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100 (POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.46 IN.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 29 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1600-2100 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3200-3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    6000-6500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3000 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.20 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-242015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1800...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200-8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100 (POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.37 IN.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND A
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6400-6900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.21 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-242015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1200. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 1800.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5900-6400 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-1400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-100 (POOR TO POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.04-0.32 IN.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...2600-3100 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3300-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    6800-7300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.15 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-242015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500-9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-100 (POOR TO POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.04-0.22 IN.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800-7300 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.19 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-242015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
340 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7200-7700 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...2100 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3300 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.07-0.15 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.



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