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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Much cooler weather will be in store for the upcoming week with an
extended period of wetting rainfall for much of the area.

MIZ077>081-232015-
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
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then rain likely
                    after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then
                    showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-232015-
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
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017 /305 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then chance
                    of rain after midnight. Chance of rain 70
                    percent.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then
                    showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-232015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
                    rain after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers likely in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 40s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-232015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
                    rain after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers likely. Lows around 40. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs around 50. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. South winds 10 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-232015-
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
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017 /305 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain. Chance of rain 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers in the afternoon. Chance of showers 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 25 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-232015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
                    rain after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers likely in the afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-232015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
                    rain after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, showers. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-232015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of
                    rain after midnight. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers likely. Lows around 40. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-232015-
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
405 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then rain
                    in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance
                    of rain after midnight. Chance of rain near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Showers likely. Lows around 40. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$



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