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
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...Mainly Dry through Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...
A weakening system will pass south of Lower Michigan tonight.
Scattered showers are possible in extreme southern sections
of Lower Michigan. Otherwise, fair weather will return Tuesday
into Wednesday.

MIZ037>039-043>045-280815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Patchy fog after
                    0700.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........54-59 percent near Lake Michigan AND 41-46
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......18 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 21
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2100-2600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3000-3500 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-400 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....26-31.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-92 percent near Lake Michigan AND 95-100
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
   24 hr trend......
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 6 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 500-1000 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 2600-3100 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........51-56 percent near Lake Michigan AND 39-44
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 3
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-280815-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Patchy fog after 2400
                    until 0400.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1600, then
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3600-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 29.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-280815-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain showers until 0500. Patchy fog after 2400
                    until 0400.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.01 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3200-3700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 33.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 1300-1800 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 2600-3100 ft AGL decreasing to 100-600
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-400 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1900, then
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-280815-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 39.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1300-1800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent) until 1800, then
                    sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 31.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 49.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-280815-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
408 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Tonight...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    until 0600. Patchy fog after 2200 until 0400.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2700-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 32.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2200-2700 ft AGL decreasing to 100-600 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent) until 1900, then
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 51.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy. Rain and snow likely until midday, then rain in
the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds 9 to 14 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain and a chance of light freezing
rain. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 7 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and light freezing rain
until midday, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.



$$

jam


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