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
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...Dry weather through the weekend...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will bring dry weather the next few days with low
humidity and cool temperatures.

MIZ037>039-043>045-232015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent near Lake Michigan and 47-52
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter near Lake Michigan and 1
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5100-5600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    7000-7500 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1300-1400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3500-4000 ft AGL decreasing to 600-1100 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) decreasing to 0 (poor)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5800-6300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    7200-7700 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-232015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6700-7200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1300 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) decreasing to 0 (poor)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6700-7200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-232015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5300-5800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    6800-7300 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1300-1400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 6 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing
                    to 200-700 ft AGL overnight.
Mixing height....... inland, 1900-2400 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) decreasing to 0 (poor)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6200-6700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    7300-7800 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-232015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......7200-7700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......7300-7800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-232015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
311 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 74.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6500-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......500-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......6700-7200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds
5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

$$



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