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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UPPER MICHIGAN
National Weather Service Marquette MI
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

...Warm Today with some Showers and Thunderstorms Possible West,
then Showers Spreading West to East across the Area Tonight and
Sunday...

.DISCUSSION: While it will be warm again today, it won`t be as
warm as yesterday as high temperatures today will be in the mid
60s to lower 70s. Minimum relative humidity will also be higher
than yesterday for almost all locations, ranging from 45 to 60
percent. Southerly winds will be gusty, upwards of 20 to 30 mph.
Ahead of an approaching cold front, scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms are possible west, mainly this afternoon. Showers
will remain mostly over western Upper Michigan tonight before
spreading across the rest of Upper Michigan on Sunday as the cold
front moves across the area. Plan on cooler and unsettled weather
at times next week.

MIZ001-003-221000-
Keweenaw-Northern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Houghton, and Hancock
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers by late
                    morning. Isolated thunderstorms by mid
                    afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.06 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1 until 1400, then 2 until 1700, then 3 until
                    1900, then 2.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms by midnight.
                    Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.06 inch.
LAL.................2 until 2400, then 1 until 0100, then 2 until
                    0500, then 1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy, becoming partly cloudy late. Rain
                    showers through early afternoon, then a
                    chance of rain showers by early afternoon.
                    Chance of showers 90 percent.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
PCPN amount.........0.11-0.19 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ002-009-084-221000-
Ontonagon-Gogebic-Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Ontonagon, Ironwood, Kenton, and Sidnaw
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017 /429 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers by late
                    morning. Isolated thunderstorms by mid
                    afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......29 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.11 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1 until 1400, then 2.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a
                    slight chance of thunderstorms by midnight.
                    Rain showers likely late. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 11 to 16 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.04-0.33 inch.
LAL.................1 until 2300, then 2 until 0500, then 1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy, becoming partly cloudy late. Rain
                    showers likely through early afternoon, then
                    a slight chance of rain showers by early
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to
                    around 20 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.04-0.21 inch.
Hours of Sun........4.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ004-005-221000-
Baraga-Marquette-
Including the cities of L`Anse, Gwinn, and Marquette
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers and
                    thunderstorms by mid afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
Hours of Sun........5.
LAL.................1 until 1500, then 2 until 1900, then 1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A
                    slight chance of thunderstorms late. A slight
                    chance of rain showers late. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent inland to 86 percent at the
                    shore.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.04 inch.
LAL.................1 until 0200, then 2 until 0500, then 1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy late. Rain
                    showers through mid afternoon, then a slight
                    chance of rain showers late. Chance of showers
                    90 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 9 to 14 mph shifting to the
                    west 7 to 12 mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........0.17-0.33 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ010-011-221000-
Iron-Dickinson-
Including the cities of Iron River and Iron Mountain
429 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated rain showers by early
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
Hours of Sun........5.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late. A chance of rain showers late. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.06 inch.
LAL.................1 until 0200, then 2 until 0500, then 1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy late. Rain
                    showers through early afternoon, then a chance
                    of rain showers by mid afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 80 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 7 to 12 mph shifting to the
                    west by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........0.13-0.26 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ012-221000-
Menominee-
Including the city of Menominee
429 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 7 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph by
                    mid afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
Hours of Sun........6.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late. A slight chance of rain showers late.
                    Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 58.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1 until 0300, then 2 until 0500, then 1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely through mid
                    afternoon, then a slight chance of rain showers
                    late. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph becoming west 6 to 11
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........0.16-0.23 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ006-007-085-221000-
Alger-Luce-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Grand Marais, Munising, Newberry,
and Seney
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph by
                    mid afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
Hours of Sun........6.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South 17 to 22 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers. Chance of showers
                    90 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph becoming west 6 to 11
                    mph by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.26-0.51 inch.
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ008-221000-
Chippewa-
Including the city of Sault Ste. Marie
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
Hours of Sun........6.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers through
                    early afternoon, then rain showers by mid
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 90 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest 5
                    to 10 mph by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.11-0.42 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ013-014-221000-
Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Escanaba, Gladstone, and Manistique
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
Hours of Sun........6.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    late. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 58.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain showers through mid
                    afternoon, then a chance of rain showers late.
                    Chance of showers 90 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
Min humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 7 to 12 mph shifting to the
                    southwest by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.21-0.42 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ015-221000-
Mackinac-
Including the city of St. Ignace
529 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
Hours of Sun........6.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 10 to 15 mph.
PCPN amount.........None.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers through
                    early afternoon, then rain showers by mid
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 90 percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......South 9 to 14 mph shifting to the
                    southwest 10 to 15 mph by mid afternoon. Gusts
                    up to 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.22-0.41 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows 38 to 43 inland to around 47 at the shore. Highs around 60.
Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Windy. Cooler. Rain showers likely. Chance of
rain 70 percent. Lows 38 to 43 inland to around 46 at the shore.
Highs 45 to 50. Northwest 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 40
mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain and snow
showers in the morning. Lows 30 to 35 inland to around 36 at the
shore. Highs around 48. Northwest 7 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight
chance of snow showers. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows
33 to 38 inland to around 39 at the shore. Highs around 51.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain and snow
showers. Lows 33 to 38 inland to around 41 at the shore. Highs
44 to 49.

.Outlook for Sat Oct 28 through Fri Nov 3...expect near normal
temperatures and above normal precipitation.

$$

...................Smoke Management Forecast data....................

The following values are for 1 PM EST (2 PM EDT) today:

                          Haines    Mixing  Transport  Ventilation
WIMS ID/         Site/     Index  / Height /  Winds   /    Index
------------------------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/ 4 LOW       / 2600  / S 26    /   676 (E)
200301 /       KENTON/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2600  / S 41    /   1066 (E)
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2700  / S 42    /   1134 (E)
201004 /     MUNISING/ 4 LOW       / 1900  / S 35    /   665 (E)
201002 /     DOE LAKE/ 4 LOW       / 1800  / S 33    /   594 (G)
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/ 4 LOW       / 1700  / S 33    /   561 (G)
200703 /        GWINN/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2100  / S 36    /   756 (E)
200903 /    LABRANCHE/ 4 LOW       / 2200  / S 27    /   594 (G)
200503 /       PELKIE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2600  / S 36    /   936 (E)
201504 /         RACO/ 4 LOW       / 1900  / S 32    /   608 (E)
200802 /    RANDVILLE/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2000  / S 31    /   620 (E)
201401 /       REXTON/ 4 LOW       / 1800  / S 33    /   594 (G)
201505 /      RUDYARD/ 4 LOW       / 2100  / SW 26   /   546 (G)
201202 /        SENEY/ 4 LOW       / 1900  / S 34    /   646 (E)
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/ 4 LOW       / 2000  / S 34    /   680 (E)
201102 /   STONINGTON/ 4 LOW       / 1900  / S 32    /   608 (E)
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2400  / S 39    /   936 (E)
200103 /   WATERSMEET/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2400  / S 39    /   936 (E)
       /DRUMND ISLAND/ 5 MODERATE  / 1100  / S 24    /   264 (F)
       /          KEW/ 2 VERY LOW  / 600   / SW 37   /   222 (F)

THE FOLLOWING VALUES ARE FOR 1 PM EST (2 PM EDT) Sun...

                          Haines    Mixing  Transport  Ventilation
WIMS ID/         Site/     Index  / Height /  Winds   /    Index
------------------------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/ 3 VERY LOW  / 3200  / W 28    /   896 (E)
200301 /       KENTON/ 4 LOW       / 3100  / W 26    /   806 (E)
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/ 4 LOW       / 2700  / W 28    /   756 (E)
201004 /     MUNISING/ 2 VERY LOW  / 900   / SW 27   /   243 (F)
201002 /     DOE LAKE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1600  / SW 28   /   448 (G)
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1600  / SW 31   /   496 (G)
200703 /        GWINN/ 2 VERY LOW  / 500   / W 23    /   115 (P)
200903 /    LABRANCHE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 700   / W 24    /   168 (F)
200503 /       PELKIE/ 3 VERY LOW  / 3700  / W 27    /   999 (E)
201504 /         RACO/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1700  / S 39    /   663 (E)
200802 /    RANDVILLE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2800  / W 32    /   896 (E)
201401 /       REXTON/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1600  / S 39    /   624 (E)
201505 /      RUDYARD/ 3 VERY LOW  / 1500  / S 33    /   495 (G)
201202 /        SENEY/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1700  / S 37    /   629 (E)
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1600  / S 39    /   624 (E)
201102 /   STONINGTON/ 2 VERY LOW  / 1600  / SW 27   /   432 (G)
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/ 4 LOW       / 3300  / W 25    /   825 (E)
200103 /   WATERSMEET/ 4 LOW       / 2700  / W 21    /   567 (G)
       /DRUMND ISLAND/ 3 VERY LOW  / 1000  / S 34    /   340 (G)
       /          KEW/ 3 VERY LOW  / 2100  / W 32    /   672 (E)

Note:  Mixing heights are in feet above ground level
       Transport winds are in miles per hour

.....................................................................

The following is point forecast information valid at 1 PM EST.
Note that the QPF is from 7 AM to 1 PM EST. Also, wind speeds have
been reduced by a factor of 0.7 by the request of local fire officials.

WIMS ID/         Site/Temp/  RH/WSPD/WGST/WDIR/ QPF
---------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/  70/  53/   9/  15/   S/0.00
200301 /       KENTON/  70/  57/  11/  17/   S/0.00
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/  70/  56/  11/  17/   S/0.00
201004 /     MUNISING/  68/  57/  12/  18/   S/0.00
201002 /     DOE LAKE/  67/  58/  11/  17/   S/0.00
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/  66/  60/  11/  17/   S/0.00
200703 /        GWINN/  67/  58/  10/  16/   S/0.00
200903 /    LABRANCHE/  68/  56/   8/  14/   S/0.00
200503 /       PELKIE/  71/  54/   8/  15/   S/0.00
201504 /         RACO/  69/  52/   9/  15/   S/0.00
200802 /    RANDVILLE/  68/  55/   9/  15/   S/0.00
201401 /       REXTON/  68/  56/   8/  15/   S/0.00
201505 /      RUDYARD/  70/  49/   7/  12/   S/0.00
201202 /        SENEY/  67/  60/  12/  19/   S/0.00
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/  68/  57/  10/  17/   S/0.00
201102 /   STONINGTON/  67/  62/  11/  17/   S/0.00
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/  67/  64/  11/  18/   S/0.01
200103 /   WATERSMEET/  67/  60/  11/  18/   S/0.00
       /DRUMND ISLAND/  67/  56/   6/   9/   S/0.00
       /          KEW/  67/  60/   8/  13/   S/0.00
$$

Rolfson



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