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
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and mild conditions will continue through Thursday.
Minimum RH values will be around 40 to 60 percent. A
powerful storm system remains on track to bring snow and
strong northerly winds across much of the region. Cooler
weather will follow behind this storm system, along with
another chance of snow early next week.

MNZ057-058-065>067-073>075-221230-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-
Including the cities of Willmar, Litchfield, Olivia, Hutchinson,
Gaylord, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, and St Peter
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 24 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 69000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after 1200 until
                    1300. chance of rain after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Areas of blowing snow. Snow likely. Highs 30 TO 35.
North winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of
snow 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
West winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
10 mph.

$$

MNZ054>056-064-221230-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Yellow Medicine-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo,
and Granite Falls
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0500, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain after 1500.
                    Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 71000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after 1200 until
                    1300. chance of rain after 1200. chance of snow
                    after 1700. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....36-41.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph late in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 60000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of snow.
Highs 30 TO 35. North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
35 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with rain
and. Highs 35 TO 40. Southeast winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. North winds 7 to 11 mph.

$$

WIZ014-015-023-024-221230-
Polk-Barron-St. Croix-Pierce-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Hudson, River Falls,
and Prescott
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 1900, then partly cloudy.
                    Areas of fog after 2400.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800. Slight
                    chance of rain after 1200. Chance of rain 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 1400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2300, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain until 0300. Chance of rain 40
                    percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    1200. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 59000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows 25 TO 30.
Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with freezing
rain. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
North winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.

$$

MNZ051-059>062-068-221230-
Sherburne-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Carver-
Including the cities of Elk River, Monticello, Minneapolis,
Blaine, St Paul, and Chaska
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0500, then mostly cloudy.
                    Areas of fog after 2400 until 0200.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain after 1500.
                    Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 66000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain until 2400. Chance of
                    rain 20 percent.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 58000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Highs 30 TO 35. North
winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow
70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.

$$

MNZ063-069-070-078-221230-
Washington-Scott-Dakota-Goodhue-
Including the cities of Stillwater, Shakopee, Hastings,
and Red Wing
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 52000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain and freezing rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation
90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with freezing
rain. Highs 30 TO 35. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast
winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 25 TO 30.
Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.

$$

WIZ016-025>028-221230-
Rusk-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Ladysmith, Menomonie, Durand,
Chippewa Falls, and Eau Claire
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2000, then partly cloudy.
                    Areas of fog after 0200.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of fog until 0800. Slight
                    chance of rain after 1200. Chance of rain 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0100, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain until 0300. Chance of
                    rain 20 percent.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 55000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow possibly mixed with rain and freezing
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Snow possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain. Highs
30 TO 35. Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. Lows 20 TO 25. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph. Chance of  snow 70 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40. West
winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>050-052-053-221230-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Foley, Cambridge,
and Center City
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0400, then mostly cloudy.
                    Areas of fog after 2400.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog until 0800. Chance
                    of rain after 1200. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered None.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 47000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400.
                    slight chance of light freezing rain after 2200
                    until 2300, then slight chance of snow until
                    2400. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow after 1200
                    until 1400. slight chance of rain after 1200.
                    slight chance of snow after 1600. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
snow. Lows 20 TO 25. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of snow.
Highs 30 TO 35. North winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  snow
50 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40. North
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.

$$

MNZ076-077-082>085-091>093-221230-
Le Sueur-Rice-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, St James, Mankato,
Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
246 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0200, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    1100. slight chance of rain after 1000 until
                    1200, then rain likely. Chance of precipitation
                    70 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 46000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Rain and snow possibly
mixed with freezing rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 16 to
21 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation
90 percent.
.FRIDAY...Areas of blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
freezing rain. Highs 30 TO 35. North winds 18 to 23 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  snow
40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 25 TO 30.
South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of
snow 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
10 mph.

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jrb


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