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
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...PERIODS OF RAIN THIS WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...
TWO WEAK AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL TRAVERSE THE SOUTHERN GREAT
LAKES REGION BETWEEN TONIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. PERIODS OF RAIN
CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE HEAVIEST FALLING
THIS EVENING AND AGAIN SUNDAY EVENING ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF
THE STATE. IT WILL REMAIN COOL THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND WITH
LOWS IN THE 40S TONIGHT AND HIGHS ONLY IN THE 50S ON SUNDAY. IT
WILL WARM TOWARDS NORMAL ON MONDAY WITH HIGHS AROUND 60. RAINFALL
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WILL RANGE FROM NEAR A QUARTER OF AN INCH
ACROSS CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN TO AROUND THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH
TOWARDS I-94.


MIZ037>039-043>045-010830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...3000-3500 FT AGL
                    DECREASING TO 1000-1500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4200-4700 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1200-1700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.15-0.33 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5700-6200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0300...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1500-2000 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...5500-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1900-2400 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND AROUND 61 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 8
                    DEGREES WARMER INLAND.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 39-44
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 21
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    7600-8100 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-010830-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 700-1200 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-600 (FAIR TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.14-0.33 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY UNTIL
                    1400...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-4600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1800-2300 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400-7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-010830-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...
HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 15
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.25-0.35 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.08 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01-0.11 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    7200-7700 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-010830-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.31-0.41 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........63-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.08 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.08 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200-7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-010830-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
352 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.29-0.47 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.08 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0200...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05-0.19 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 9 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
7 TO 12 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.



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