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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
740 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...THE MORNING`S HAINES INDICES ARE AS FOLLOWS...

BISMARCK...............6
INTERNATIONAL FALLS....6
ABERDEEN...............4

.DISCUSSION...

ONE MORE COMPLETELY DRY AND SUNNY DAY FOR THE ENTIRE REGION WITH
A LIGHT SOUTHERLY BREEZE. CHANCES FOR SHOWERS ENTER THE FORECAST
SATURDAY...PROBABLY CONFINED TO AREAS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 200 IN ND
AND MN...AND EVEN THERE THE RAINDROPS MAY BE FEW AND FAR BETWEEN.

BEST CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND PERHAPS SOME THUNDERSTORMS...NOT ONLY
IN TERMS OF DURATION BUT AREAL COVERAGE...COME SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MEMORIAL DAY. THE UPCOMING WEEK WILL BE UNSETTLED...WITH
ALTERNATING INTERVALS OF SHOWERS AND AT LEAST PARTIAL SUNSHINE.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-222130-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...
DRAYTON...PEMBINA...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
608 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 38500 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 70400 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 45900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-222130-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...HOPE...
MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...
LISBON...ENDERLIN...GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...
WAHPETON
608 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 23300 KNOT-FT) BECOMING FAIR
                    (AROUND 45100 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 68100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-222130-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...
GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
608 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 16800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 83300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-222130-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...
LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...
UPPER RICE LAKE...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT
608 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 14100 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 34500 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 0 TO 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 63100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$



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