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
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FAIR WEATHER AND CONTINUED COLD TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER AGAIN TODAY AND IT
WILL REMAIN UNSEASONABLY COLD. THE NEXT SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW TOMORROW INTO TOMORROW EVENING FOLLOWED BY FAIR WEATHER
FOR MONDAY.




MIZ037>039-043>045-282015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 29-34
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 6
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 6 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 17-22 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......
   24 HR TREND......
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...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 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1400. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL
                    1400...THEN RAIN AND SNOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.18-0.27 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-282015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    AND RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN AND
                    SNOW LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.15-0.21 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-282015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 32-37
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 4
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....18-23.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
                    1400. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER 1100 UNTIL
                    1400...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.24 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-282015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 19.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-1900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.19 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-282015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
316 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 18.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
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.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.18 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S.



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