Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected
this morning, with more widespread storms late this afternoon
into Wednesday morning. High pressure will then build into the
region, bringing a prolonged period of dry weather from Thursday
through Saturday.

MNZ041-047-048-054>057-064-065-073-260030-
Douglas-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Morris, Glenwood, Madison,
Benson, Montevideo, Willmar, Granite Falls, Olivia,
and Redwood Falls
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered rain showers and
                    isolated thunderstorms until 0800. chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1400. chance of rain
                    showers after 1500. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph.
LAL.................3 until 0800, then 1 until 1400, then 2 until
                    1600, then 3 until 1700, then 4.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 11 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Thunderstorms until 0100. rain showers.
                    thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....64-69.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph shifting to the northwest
                    5 to 8 mph in the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................4 until 2200, then 5 until 0400, then 4.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4 until 1300, then 3.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 12 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 62000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. Northeast winds 5 to
9 mph.

$$

MNZ058-059-066-067-260030-
Meeker-Wright-McLeod-Sibley-
Including the cities of Litchfield, Monticello, Hutchinson,
and Gaylord
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1300. slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....83-88.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................4 until 0800, then 3 until 1000, then 1 until
                    1600, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 58000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms until 0100. rain
                    showers. thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 90 percent.
Min temperature.....66-71.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 5 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................4 until 2200, then 5.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 1.00 to 1.50 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    until 1300, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................5 until 1300, then 4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. East winds 5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

MNZ074>078-082>085-091>093-260030-
Brown-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-
Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Red Wing, St James, Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont,
Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1300. slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph.
LAL.................3 until 1000, then 1 until 1800, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 62000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms until 0100,
                    then showers and thunderstorms likely. Chance
                    of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....68-73.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................3 until 2200, then 4 until 0500, then 5.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms.
                    Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the north 5
                    to 7 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................5.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 32000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
5 to 8 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds 5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

MNZ042>045-049>053-260030-
Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-
Including the cities of Long Prairie, Little Falls, Princeton,
Mora, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Numerous rain showers and
                    scattered thunderstorms until 1300. chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................4 until 0800, then 3 until 1000, then 2 until
                    1100, then 1 until 1600, then 3.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 54000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely until 0100.
                    rain showers likely. thunderstorms likely after
                    0100. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....63-68.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the
                    northwest early in the morning.
LAL.................4 until 2200, then 5 until 0400, then 4.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 41000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. West winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$

MNZ060>063-068>070-260030-
Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater,
Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1300. slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 until 0800, then 3 until 1000, then 2 until
                    1100, then 1 until 1800, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 73000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
                    Thunderstorms until 0100. rain showers.
                    thunderstorms after 0100. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................3 until 2000, then 4 until 2200, then 5.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    until 1300, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the north 5
                    to 6 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................5 until 1300, then 4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 18000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to
6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 80 TO 85. North winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-260030-
Polk-Barron-Rusk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
419 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms until 1300. slight chance of rain
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms after 1300.
                    Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................3 until 1000, then 2 until 1400, then 1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 65000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
                    Thunderstorms likely until 0100. rain showers
                    likely. thunderstorms likely after 0100. Chance
                    of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1 until 2000, then 3 until 2100, then 4 until
                    2300, then 5 until 0400, then 4.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 24000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. North winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Northeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 55 TO 60. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 80 TO 85. Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 60 TO 65. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.

$$


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