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
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

...RAIN EARLY TODAY THEN DRYING OUT...

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING AND BRING
SOME LIGHT RAIN TO MOST OF THE AREA. RAIN SHOULD END EVERYWHERE BY
MID AFTERNOON AND SOME CLEARING OF THE CLOUDS SHOULD TAKE PLACE.
MOST OF THE WEEKEND SHOULD REMAIN DRY AND APPROACHING AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES. THERE WILL BE A LOW CHANCE OF RAIN ON SUNDAY AS A
SYSTEM BEGINS TO APPROACH THE AREA. MUCH OF NEXT WEEK LOOKS COOL
WITH NUMEROUS CHANCES OF RAIN.


MIZ037>039-043>045-252015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3100-3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    6200-6700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1900 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...0-200 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    1700-2200 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...1800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 52-57 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 3
                    DEGREES COOLER INLAND.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 36-41
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 5
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5500-6000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-252015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1200...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300-7800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 1900 (EXCELLENT) IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.07-0.13 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-6900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2200-2700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 500 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-252015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2900-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    5200-5700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1300 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.07 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5300-5800 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-252015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-6800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 1800 (EXCELLENT) IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05-0.23 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000-1500 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-252015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
359 AM EDT FRI APR 25 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-5900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 1600 (EXCELLENT) IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.02-0.33 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
6 TO 11 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 11 TO
16 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.



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