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
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

...FAIR AND COOL THROUGH WEDNESDAY ...

.DISCUSSION...FAIR AND COOL WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING SOME RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

MIZ037>039-043>045-230830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 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.......4600-5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2300-2800 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 700 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3400-3900 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.05 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-230830-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 2100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 700 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST 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.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AROUND 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 27
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-230830-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2400-2900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 800 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 36-41
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 5 PERCENT
                    WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1600 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.05 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-230830-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 500 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST 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.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 28
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1300 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-230830-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
331 PM EDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND
                    20 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 700 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 15 MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 31
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1500 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7 TO
12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
11 TO 16 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
8 TO 13 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 50.

$$

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