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
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER VERY WARM DAY IS EXPECTED FOR TODAY AS WINDS START OFF BREEZY
AND SOUTHERLY. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE 80S TO LOW 90S WITH MIN RHS
IN THE 40S. WINDS WILL TURN TO THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST THIS
AFTERNOON FROM WEST TO EAST. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AS A COLD FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION. COOLER
WEATHER WILL RETURN FOR THE MIDDLE AND END OF THE WEEK WITH HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S AND 70S.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-232115-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...
DRAYTON...PEMBINA...NECHE...ST. THOMAS...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 37800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 76700 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 177500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-232115-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...
MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...
LISBON...ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...
WAHPETON
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 59700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 138000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 155000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-232115-
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...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...
GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 51900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 114700 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 162500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-232115-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...
LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...
UPPER RICE LAKE...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 56700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 113600 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 133200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$


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