Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.DISCUSSION...
OUR STRETCH OF DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH
A WET AND ACTIVE PATTERN RETURNING SATURDAY NIGHT LASTING THROUGH
THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. MAIN FIRE WEATHER CONCERN OVER THE NEXT
WEEK WILL COME WITH WINDS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...WHICH COULD SEE SOUTH
WINDS GUSTING TO AS MUCH AS 35 MPH BOTH AFTERNOONS.

MNZ041>045-047>050-010030-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...LONG PRAIRIE...
LITTLE FALLS...PRINCETON...MORA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...ST CLOUD...
FOLEY
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3800 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 40000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0600.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4300 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 26000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO
19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH
WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ054>058-064>067-073-010030-
LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-
RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...
WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...
GAYLORD...REDWOOD FALLS
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 37000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 33000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 12 TO
17 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH
WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068>070-010030-
SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...CENTER CITY...
MONTICELLO...MINNEAPOLIS...BLAINE...ST PAUL...STILLWATER...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 11 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 50000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0600.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........11 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 23000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH
WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ074>078-082>085-091>093-010030-
BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-
STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ULM...ST PETER...LE SUEUR...
FARIBAULT...RED WING...ST JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...OWATONNA...
FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3900 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 49000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0600.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 28000 OR FAIR (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
6 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO
12 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 12 TO
17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60 TO 65. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-010030-
POLK-BARRON-RUSK-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSCEOLA...RICE LAKE...LADYSMITH...
HUDSON...RIVER FALLS...PRESCOTT...MENOMONIE...DURAND...
CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
446 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 12 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 59000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5300 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 40000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 60 TO 65.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

$$



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