Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTHWESTERN
AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH NEAR CRITICAL
CONDITIONS OVER PARTS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA.

A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION TODAY...WITH
SOUTHWEST WINDS BECOMING NORTHWESTERLY TO NORTHERLY BEHIND THE
FRONT...GUSTING OVER 30 MPH IN SOME AREAS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
COOLER NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER NEAR 70...WHILE WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA WILL REACH THE 80S. RH IS EXPECTED TO FALL TO 20 TO 30
PERCENT IN MOST AREAS. AN ISOLATED SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM IS
POSSIBLE OVER FAR SOUTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA INTO WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE FRONT.

RH WILL FALL INTO THE 15 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE ON SATURDAY WITH
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-062130-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-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...
COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...
PORTLAND...EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 88700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 154400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 147400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.


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

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-062130-
BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...
ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...WAHPETON
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 44700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 117200 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                    5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 123700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

MNZ001-004-005-007-008-013>015-062130-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-PENNINGTON-
RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...GRYGLA...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...
MCINTOSH...ERSKINE
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 72400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 156400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND
                    30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 253000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 11500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-062130-
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAUDETTE...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 54100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 116400 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO
                    AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 294600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 12200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022-027-029-030-040-062130-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-WEST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...DETROIT LAKES...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...
HERMAN...BARRETT
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING
                    TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 46500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 121500 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                    5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 161900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

MNZ023-024-028-031-032-062130-
SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-EAST BECKER-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALIDA...EBRO...LAKE ITASCA...
LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...UPPER RICE LAKE...
PARK RAPIDS...WOLF LAKE...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA
342 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 68700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 120200 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                    5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 198500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.


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

$$



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