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
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

...RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE AND RAIN SHOWERS WILL
ARRIVE TONIGHT. THE SHOWERS WILL MOVE OUT BY TUESDAY AND
DRY AND MUCH COOLER WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD RAIN IS LATE
THURSDAY.

MIZ037>039-043>045-220830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.04-0.11 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......28 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 51-56 INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 9
                    DEGREES WARMER INLAND.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 35-40
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 15
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3700-4200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-220830-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST 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 1900-2400 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.10 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......29 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 37 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-220830-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......40 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.09 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......27 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 34 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1400 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3500-4000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-220830-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0300...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    0200...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 0700.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.14 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......26 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 36 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-220830-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
318 PM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) UNTIL 0400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    0200...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL
                    0700.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 800 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.17 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......24 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
13 TO 18 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.



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