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
511 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SHORT WAVE TROUGH RIDING DOWN AN UPPER AIR RIDGE TO THE WEST OF US
WILL BRING IN SOME CLOUDS AND A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY TO
THE DEVILS LAKE REGION IN NORTH DAKOTA. HOWEVER...MOSTLY WARM AND
DRY AIR WILL PREVAIL DURING THE DAY TODAY.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-022115-
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
511 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 56000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 70100 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 183200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 25 TO 30 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-022115-
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
511 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 33100 KNOT-FT) BECOMING FAIR
                    (AROUND 50000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTH AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 200100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-022115-
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
511 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 26400 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 54000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 190000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-022115-
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
511 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 24000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 43200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 221500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$



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