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
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...Heavy Rain Tonight into Monday Morning...

.DISCUSSION...
Rain with embedded thunderstorms will move south to north into
Southwest Michigan this afternoon and continue into mid morning
Monday. Rainfall amounts of over 2 inches is more than possible
over a widespread area. It will be breezy too winds may gust to
35 mph at times but will sustain 15 to 25 mph most of the time
this afternoon into Monday.


MIZ037>039-043>045-292030-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......46 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.09 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers. chance
                    of thunderstorms after 0500.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 29
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL decreasing to 1500-2000 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.26-0.73 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 28
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.78-1.32 in.


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MIZ040-046-292030-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent) until 1400, then
                    cloudy (95-100 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......39 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers. slight
                    chance of thunderstorms after 0500.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 27
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3400-3900 ft AGL decreasing to 1000-1500 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.52-0.71 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 26
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........1.05-1.22 in.


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MIZ050-056-064-071-292030-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1000 until 1600, then rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......66 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.07-0.30 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Chance of
                    thunderstorms until 2300. rain showers. chance
                    of thunderstorms after 0200.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around 31
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....900 (excellent) decreasing to 400 (good)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........0.50-1.08 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Thunderstorms likely
                    until 1400. rain showers. chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1400.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 26 mph
                    until midday.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1300-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.86-1.37 in.


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MIZ051-052-057>059-292030-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1300 until 1700, then rain
                    showers.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......59 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.16 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 31
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.48-0.97 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 27 mph
                    until midday.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1300-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.75-1.29 in.


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MIZ065>067-072>074-292030-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
332 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    after 0900 until 1600, then rain showers.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......66 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2100-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.08-0.32 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers and a
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 28
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-600 (fair to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.49-1.08 in.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Thunderstorms likely
                    until 1400. rain showers. chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1400.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.44-1.22 in.


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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until
midday, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds 13 to 18 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers until midday.
Highs around 50. West winds 13 to 18 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest
winds 6 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.



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