Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...Sunny and Dry...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure provides sunny and dry weather today before slipping
away on Wednesday. A frontal boundary dropping in from the north
will bring scattered showers and possible thunderstorms Wednesday
night into Thursday followed by a stretch of dry weather with
seasonal temperatures Friday through early next week.

MIZ037>039-043>045-252015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent near Lake Michigan and 39-44
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 2
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4400-4900 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    5600-6100 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Min temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 1200-1700 ft AGL.
Mixing height.......Inland, 3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing to
                    500-1000 ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-400 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........64-69 percent near Lake Michigan and 53-58
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter near Lake Michigan and 12
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    3000-3500 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.15 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-252015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 79.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 59.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 82.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3400-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.08 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-252015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5000-5500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....79-84.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.01 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-252015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 80.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 6 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5400-5900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 0-500 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 84.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3400-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-252015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
407 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 79.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4900-5400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 84.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 7 mph
shifting to the northeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 6 to
11 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

$$


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