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
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...Warm and Windy Today...

.DISCUSSION...
Today will be another day with lots of sun...warm
and windy conditions.  A weakening cold front moves
in tonight and dissipates over the region on
Thursday.


MIZ037>039-043>045-182015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent near Lake Michigan and 40-45
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 9
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 13 to 18 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....800-1100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........75-80 percent near Lake Michigan and 84-89
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier near Lake Michigan and
                    unchanged Inland.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1400-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........41-46 percent near Lake Michigan and 29-34
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 9
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    3500-4000 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-182015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........38 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....600-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 65.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4100-4600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-182015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....700-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-182015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....600-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 50.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......200-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 66.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-182015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
313 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4200-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to
6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 50s. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around
50.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
60s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s.

$$



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