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
603 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are moving into the area early
this morning from the north and west. This precipitation will affect
many locations during the morning drive time. Some clearing will be
followed by more storm initiation this afternoon, with the most
likely target being the southeast part of the area. High
temperatures this afternoon should be a couple shy of 80 followed by
warmer readings well up in the 80s under sunny skies on Saturday.
Winds will remain light today, at between 5 and 10 mph increasing
just a bit on Saturday. It will still be dry for most locales to
end the weekend on Sunday with highs dropping back into the 75 to
80 degree range.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-182130-
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,
and Lankin
603 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny becoming sunny. Scattered showers
                    and thunderstorms in the morning.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 60300 Knot-ft) increasing to very
                    good (around 132500 Knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 9700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...11.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 161700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 7200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-182130-
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,
and Barrett
603 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....73-78.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................5.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 25200 Knot-ft) becoming good
                    (around 33200 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....79-84.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...12.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 78600 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 60s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-182130-
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, and Wahpeton
603 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 26500 Knot-ft) increasing to good
                    (around 84600 Knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 7800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....84-89.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...12.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (around 128800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-182130-
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,
and Bemidji
603 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 62500 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 133900 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 9300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...11.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 107500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid
70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$



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