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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Showers and thunderstorms will move back into the area this evening
as a low pressure system shifts into the Ohio Valley.

MIZ077>081-262100-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....65-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west
5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-262100-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017 /258 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    south in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
                    after midnight. Precipitation 70
                    percent.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....70-80.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-262100-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance
                    of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
                    Precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west 10 to
15 mph in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-262100-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
                    showers likely and chance of thunderstorms
                    after midnight. Precipitation 70
                    percent.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    east after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-262100-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017 /258 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers with thunderstorms
                    likely in the evening, then chance of showers
                    and slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight. Precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-262100-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in the
                    evening. Showers through the night. Chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......1.01-1.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-262100-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in the
                    evening. Showers through the night. Chance of
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    west after midnight.
LAL.................4.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-262100-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and chance of
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
                    likely and chance of thunderstorms after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-262100-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
358 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then
                    showers with thunderstorms likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.76-1.00 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms after
midnight. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MEMORIAL DAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$



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