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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Light rain will lift north and east from southern Minnesota
across east central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin
tonight. Light snow may also mix in over west central Wisconsin.
However, precipitation amounts will be light. Areas of rain may
linger across south central and southeast Minnesota and west central
Wisconsin on Thursday. Otherwise, dry weather is expected into
the weekend, along with near to above normal temperatures.


MNZ041-047-048-054>056-301215-
Douglas-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Morris, Glenwood, Madison,
Benson, and Montevideo
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 77000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. East winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. East
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
East winds 7 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.

$$

MNZ042>045-049-050-057-058-301215-
Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Kandiyohi-Meeker-
Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, Princeton,
Mora, St Cloud, Foley, Willmar, and Litchfield
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 80000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. North winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. East winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 TO 40.
East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068>070-301215-
Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Elk River, Cambridge, Center City,
Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Chaska,
Shakopee, and Hastings
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Chance of rain
                    50 percent.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain until
                    1300. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 77000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 46000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 9 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. East
winds 6 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.

$$

MNZ064>067-073>075-082-301215-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-
Watonwan-
Including the cities of Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson,
Gaylord, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, St Peter, and St James
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely until 2100, then
                    chance of rain. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain until
                    1300. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 71000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2300, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows
35 TO 40. Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
East winds 7 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. Northeast winds 7 to
12 mph. Chance of  rain 60 percent.

$$

MNZ076-077-083>085-091>093-301215-
Le Sueur-Rice-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Mankato, Waseca,
Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 0500, then chance of rain.
                    Chance of rain 90 percent.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Chance of rain
                    50 percent.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 65000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    early in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 48000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 TO 40.
Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. Southeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. East winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Chance of  rain 70 percent.

$$

WIZ014-015-023-301215-
Polk-Barron-St. Croix-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, and Hudson
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. slight chance of
                    snow after 0300. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain until
                    1000. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    until late afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 75000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2100, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. East winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. East
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.

$$

MNZ078-WIZ016-024>028-301215-
Goodhue-Rusk-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Red Wing, Ladysmith, River Falls,
Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
225 PM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 0100, then chance of
                    rain possibly mixed with snow and freezing
                    rain. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Chance of rain
                    50 percent.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 72000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2200, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 51000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. East winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
East winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. East
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.

$$


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