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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

No fire weather concerns this period and milder and very wet weather
descends on the region tonight and Saturday.

INZ003>005-012-014-172100-
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
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017 /228 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 20 mph becoming southwest
                    around 10 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 late in the evening, then
                    decreasing to 2 early in the morning.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
night. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-172100-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
                    Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 late in the evening.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
night. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid
30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-172100-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows around 30.
Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-172100-
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
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017 /228 AM CST Fri Nov 17 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................2 increasing to 3 late in the evening, then
                    decreasing to 2 early in the morning.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 30.
Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-172100-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 late in the evening, then
                    decreasing to 2 early in the morning.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northwest winds
10 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-172100-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain through the night. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 late in the evening, then
                    decreasing to 2 early in the morning.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely through the night.
Lows around 30. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-172100-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then rain
                    and slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 late in the evening, then
                    decreasing to 2 early in the morning.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely through the night.
Lows around 30. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-172100-
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
328 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then rain
                    and slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight. Precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 late in the evening.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers through the night. Lows in
the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$



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