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
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

...RAIN THIS MORNING THEN COLDER THE REST OF THE WEEK...

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING AS
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. ALL
PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON AND WINDS WILL
BECOME BREEZY. ANOTHER WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING A POTENTIAL
MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW TO THE I-94 CORRIDOR LATE TONIGHT AND
ON THURSDAY. COLDER AIR WILL THEN FILTER INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND WILL REMAIN THROUGH SATURDAY.

MIZ037>039-043>045-252045-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    2800-3300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.17 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    2800-3300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 57-62
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 10
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-252045-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......41 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.17 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-252045-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0900...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-252045-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). FREEZING RAIN UNTIL
                    0900. RAIN UNTIL 1200...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......42 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.13 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-252045-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
404 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 17 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.10 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 200 (FAIR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 14. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.



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