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
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...Some Rain Today and Tonight...

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms today
and into tonight then fair weather will return on Thursday as high
pressure builds in.

MIZ037>039-043>045-262030-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                    showers after 1200. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1400.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........67-72 percent near Lake Michigan and 56-61
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter near Lake Michigan and 10
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1900-2400 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    3200-3700 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.15 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.07-0.38 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........56-61 percent near Lake Michigan and 47-52
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 4
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5800-6300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    8100-8600 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.08 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-262030-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers after 1200. slight chance of
                    thunderstorms after 1400.
Chance of pcpn......20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest 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.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.08 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 65.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 6 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph shifting to the northwest
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.05-0.25 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent). Chance of
                    showers.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 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.......5400-5900 ft AGL increasing to 7700-8200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.06 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-262030-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....79-84.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.01 in.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.05-0.45 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5300-5800 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    6500-7000 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.02-0.68 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-262030-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1400 until
                    1500.
Max temperature.....Around 83.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......600-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.22 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5600-6100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.02-0.55 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-262030-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
332 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 83.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (65-75 percent) until 2100, then
                    mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after 2300.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 6 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.32 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5100-5600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........0.06-0.76 in.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.
Lows around 60. Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to
6 mph in the evening becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

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