Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...LINGERING LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES...

.DISCUSSION...IT WILL BE UNSEASONABLY COLD TODAY WITH A FEW LIGHT
LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY
MODERATE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.


MIZ037>039-043>045-152015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 33-38
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......37 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 41
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200-7700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    8100-8600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...5500-6000 FT AGL
                    DECREASING TO 3500-4000 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...5700-6200 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    2500-3000 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-152015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF
                    FLURRIES.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......24 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 26 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200-8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900-2000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....13-18.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600-7100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 4500-5000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 800 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 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.......4800-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-152015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......37 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 26 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900-8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2300-2800 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-4600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4900-5400 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1500 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-152015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF
                    FLURRIES.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......24 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100-8600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1800-1900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 20.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-7300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 4400-4900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 600 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-152015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
341 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF
                    FLURRIES.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
   24 HR TREND......25 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......32 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 28 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7700-8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AROUND 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-7000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 3200-3700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
11 TO 16 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING
TO THE NORTH OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.



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