Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...WARM WITH A ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR TODAY.  AS THE
ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES THIS AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO TRACK NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE REGION.  THE
REMAINING SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL DECREASE
THIS EVENING.


MIZ037>039-043>045-262015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...900-1400 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3100-3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    5700-6200 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.31 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    UNTIL 2300. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND AROUND 61 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 2 DEGREES
                    COOLER INLAND.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1600-2100
                    FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.44 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5500-6000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-262015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1700. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    1700.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100-8600 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1800 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.18-0.35 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
                    2300. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200-5700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1600-2100 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 500 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.21-0.59 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-262015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...3400-3900 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3600-4100 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    7100-7600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.31 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3200-3700 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1200-1700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.13-0.24 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5000-5500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.07 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-262015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1300 UNTIL
                    1700...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100-8600 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1900 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.23-0.35 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
                    2300. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1500-2000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.24 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-262015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
341 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 1700. SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1700.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700-8200 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2000 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.14-0.28 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.17 IN.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900-2200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.14 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 70.



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