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
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...Dry most of the day...

.DISCUSSION...
A few showers or thunderstorms could develop today...but
for the most part it is expected to be mainly dry.  Tonight
the showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase.
It will remain warm through tonight.




MIZ037>039-043>045-262015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1100. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1400.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....71-76.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........63-68 percent near Lake Michigan AND 55-60
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter near Lake Michigan AND 11
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1800-2300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    5200-5700 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.13 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0300, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 49 near Lake Michigan AND 52-57 inland.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler near Lake Michigan AND 4
                    degrees cooler Inland.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND 2300-2800
                    ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good) increasing to 1100 (excellent)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........0.22-0.78 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely until 1400, then a chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3200-3700 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.11-0.34 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-262015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1500.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......4700-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.02 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800-900 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.15-0.28 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely until 1400, then a chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph with higher gusts.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5600-6100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.14-0.27 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-262015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1100. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1400.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....73-78.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    5100-5600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1500 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.07 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0300, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    2900-3400 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....800 (excellent) increasing to 1600 (excellent)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........0.18-0.68 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely until 1400, then a chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph with higher gusts.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4100-4600 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    4600-5100 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2200 (excellent) decreasing to 1300 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.19 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-262015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1200. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1400.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South 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.......5500-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200 (excellent) increasing to 1800 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.02 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Min temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2200-2700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good) increasing to 1000 (excellent)
                    overnight.
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.55 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely until 1400, then a chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to
                    around 29 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....2100-2400 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.13-0.24 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-262015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
306 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain showers after 1300. slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1400.
Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around
                    27 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1200-1600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Min temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....1000-1300 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.29 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Showers and
                    thunderstorms likely until 1400, then a chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to
                    around 28 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......4700-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 30 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....1800-2100 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........around 0.14 in.


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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs
around 60. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid
50s. Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms likely
in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms overnight. Lows in
the lower 40s. East winds 8 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain and thunderstorms. Highs around 60. East
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with rain and thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper
50s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around
40.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.



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