Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Dry...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will build down from the north today and tonight.
This fair weather system will act to keep it dry with relatively
light winds.




MIZ037>039-043>045-232015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent near Lake Michigan AND 30-35
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......18 percent wetter near Lake Michigan AND 7
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    6100-6600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent). Patchy frost
                    after 0400.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 7 mph shifting to the
                    east around 8 mph overnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 600-1100 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 3100-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 100-600
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the east
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....100-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....61-66 near Lake Michigan AND around 69 inland.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer near Lake Michigan AND 3
                    degrees warmer Inland.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4100-4600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    5300-5800 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-232015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......7000-7500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent). Patchy frost
                    after 0300.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent). Patchy frost until 0900.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5100-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-232015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    5600-6100 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 40.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming east around 7 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 200-700 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 2500-3000 ft AGL decreasing to 0-400
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4800-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-232015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......6600-7100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 38.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 6 mph shifting to the east
                    around 8 mph overnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph shifting to the east
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....100-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4800-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-900 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-232015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
334 AM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 6 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5300-5800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the northwest in
                    the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northeast around 5 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4100-4600 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph shifting to the northeast
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4200-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. South winds 7 to 12 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southeast winds
6 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers until midday, then showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around
70. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers overnight.
Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers until midday.
Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 9 to 14 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 50s.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 60s.



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