Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

...RAIN CONTINUES...

.DISCUSSION...
Rain will continue today as low pressure slowly moves across
Lower Michigan. The rain will taper off Monday night.

MIZ037>039-043>045-262015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 1300, then rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.10-0.18 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely until
                    2200, then a chance of rain.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.19 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........71-76 percent near Lake Michigan AND 63-68
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 11
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1300-1800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3100-3600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


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MIZ040-046-262015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 1300, then rain.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.12 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain likely until
                    2300, then a chance of rain.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.09 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
Max temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-262015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 1300, then rain. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND 2400-2900
                    ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.18 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Rain likely until 2100.
                    chance of thunderstorms until 2300. chance of
                    rain after 2100 until 0600.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                    around 6 mph overnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......200-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.02-0.19 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain after
                    1400.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3100-3600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-262015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 1300, then rain. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........72-77 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the south
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.12-0.18 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Rain likely until 2200.
                    chance of thunderstorms until 2300. chance of
                    rain after 2200.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 6 mph shifting to the
                    southwest around 7 mph overnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.16 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-262015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
303 AM EDT Sun Mar 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain showers likely
                    until 1300, then rain. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 59.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........69-74 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.13-0.21 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Rain likely
                    until 2200. chance of thunderstorms until 2300.
                    chance of rain after 2200.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 46.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.15 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain after
                    1400.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph becoming southwest around 5
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 8 to
13 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
8 to 13 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 10 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 30s.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
50s.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 30s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.



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