Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
724 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...AMENDED TO ADD MORNING OBSERVED HAINES INDICIES...

...BISMARCK 6 (HIGH)...
...ABERDEEN 3 (VERY LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS UNAVAILABLE...


.DISCUSSION...
WITH NEARLY FULL SUN AND A DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS...A QUICK WARM UP INTO THE 60S AND 70S WITH MIN
RHS IN THE 25 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE IS IN STORE FOR THIS EASTER
SUNDAY. LIGHT WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY AT 10 TO 15 WITH GUSTS
TO 20 ACROSS E ND. ON MONDAY WINDS TURN TO THE NW WITH SUNDAY
NIGHT FROPA AND MIN RHS IN THE 30S ARE EXPECTED WITH HIGHS IN THE
50S AND 60S.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-202115-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...ADAMS
624 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 55300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 145300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 113600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-202115-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
624 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 59800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 126500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 148900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-202115-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI
624 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 32300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 83700 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 114900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-202115-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...
LAKE ITASCA...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...
ELBOW LAKE
624 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 43900 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 83000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 148200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

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