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
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...DRY AND MILD TODAY WITH SOME RAIN EARLY SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTROL THE WEATHER FOR LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY.
THIS WILL BRING PLENTY OF SUNSHINE AND MILDER CONDITIONS TO THE
AREA. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT WITH RAIN BEGINNING TO MOVE IN
FROM THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT ASSOCIATED WITH A FRONTAL SYSTEM. THIS
WILL STEADILY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON
BEFORE EXITING THE AREA BY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

A MAINLY DRY AND MILD DAY IS ON TAP FOR MOTHER/S DAY AS ANOTHER AREA
OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA. THIS WILL BE SHORT LIVED
AS THERE WILL BE MULTIPLE CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH THE
UPCOMING WEEK WITH MULTIPLE WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE.



MIZ037>039-043>045-062015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-1900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3800-4300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL 0600...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 91-96
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 900-1400 FT
                    AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.07 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1300...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...3000-3500 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3700-4200 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    5800-6300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1800 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.03-0.13 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-062015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL 0600...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700-6200 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.14 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-062015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...
HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 26-31
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 30
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3900-4400 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 800-1300 FT
                    AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-100 (POOR TO POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER ALONG LAKE MICHIGAN...7 PERCENT
                    WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...3800-4300 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3500-4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    5500-6000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1600 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-062015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-100 (POOR TO POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600-6100 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1600 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.15 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-062015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
341 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 6 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-200 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-100 (POOR TO POOR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 1400. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800-5300 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1400 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.15 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
6 TO 11 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST
WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S.



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