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
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...Slowly Drying Out...

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure will pull away with showers ending today but
more showers are possible tonight as another low tracks
south of Lower Michigan. Fair weather returns for Tuesday
and Wednesday.

MIZ037>039-043>045-272030-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Areas of fog until
                    0900.
Max temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........73-78 percent near Lake Michigan AND 63-68
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 21
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    2300-2800 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........54-59 percent near Lake Michigan AND 41-46
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......18 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 21
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2100-2600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3800-4300 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-272030-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Areas of fog
                    until 1100.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2300-2800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent).
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1600, then
                    sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3400-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-272030-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Slight chance of rain.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1400-1900 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    2700-3200 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.05 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of rain
                    until 0600.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.10 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3800-4300 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-272030-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent).
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain until 0700.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.05 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1900, then
                    sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-272030-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
325 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Slight chance of rain
                    until 1000. chance of rain after 1700.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent increasing to 30 percent.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.04 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northeast around 7 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......600-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.02-0.17 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
6 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain and snow showers until
midday, then periods of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid
40s. East winds 9 to 14 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Periods of showers in the evening,
then numerous showers and light freezing rain likely overnight. Lows
in the mid 30s. East winds 7 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Periods of showers and light freezing rain
likely until midday, then numerous showers in the afternoon. Highs
in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening.
Lows in the mid 30s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.



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