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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
There is a chance of rain showers today, mainly across northwest and
portions of north central Indiana, along with southwest Lower
Michigan. Low chances of rain showers will continue tonight and
expand eastward, but widespread rain is expected for Wednesday and
Wednesday night. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible Wednesday.
Seasonable temperatures are in store for today, with slightly cooler
conditions for Wednesday and Thursday due to the clouds and the
precipitation.

MIZ077>081-232030-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....60-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 6100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Chance of showers through the
                    night. Precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....60-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast after
midnight.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-232030-
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
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017 /350 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 6200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Chance of showers through the
                    night. Precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................2 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the day. Highs
in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-232030-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 7100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
                    Chance of showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast after
midnight.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-232030-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Chance
                    of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 7300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers through
                    the night. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds
5 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
southeast after midnight.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-232030-
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
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017 /350 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 7100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the mid 50s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-232030-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers through
                    the day. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 6900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
                    Chance of showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast
winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
South winds around 5 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.

$$

INZ024>027-232030-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Chance
                    of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
                    showers in the evening, then chance of showers
                    after midnight. Chance of showers 30 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-232030-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
                    showers in the evening, then chance of showers
                    after midnight. Chance of showers 30 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Lows in the mid
50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-232030-
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
450 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 6900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
                    showers after midnight. Chance of showers 20
                    percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................2.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. East
winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
southeast after midnight.

$$



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