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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Humid and at times wet conditions will prevail today before a cold
front passes through the area. Cooler and less humid conditions will
return for tonight through Friday night.

MIZ077>081-172015-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers through the day. Highs
around 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds around
5 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-172015-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017 /327 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers through the day. Highs
around 80. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. North winds around 5 mph
shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-172015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds around
5 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-172015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. South winds around 5 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-172015-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017 /327 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers through the day. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in
the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. North winds around
5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-172015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
                    of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds
around 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds
around 5 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-172015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds
around 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-172015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northwest winds
around 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-172015-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
427 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 60. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.

$$



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