Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A surface trof and following cold front will cross eastern ND
through the forenoon and northwest MN through the afternoon with
gusty south winds ahead of the front and gust west wind behind it.
Temperatures today should be some 10 to 15 degrees cooler than
Friday, but still nearly 10 degrees warmer than long term
averages. Temperatures through the remainder of the weekend and
the first half of the coming work week should range through the
50s for highs and 30s for lows. A stronger cold frontal passage
is expected on Thursday... with temperatures dipping below normal
for the late week period. Scattered showers and wetting rainfall
amounts are possible over portions of northwest MN this afternoon
and again on Thursday. Eastern ND is expecting scant precip this
afternoon and Thursday. Thursday could see mixed rain and show
showers nearer the CanAm border.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-212130-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Western Walsh County-
Including the cities of Cando, Langdon, Cavalier, Walhalla,
Drayton, Pembina, Neche, St. Thomas, Fort Totten, Maddock, Leeds,
Minnewaukan, Devils Lake, Grafton, Park River, New Rockford,
Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna, Grand Forks, Cooperstown, Finley,
Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
LAL.................2.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 75500 Knot-ft) becoming very good
                    (around 112900 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance
                    of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20
                    mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 232300 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around 40
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest
winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northwest winds around 20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and
snow. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-212130-
Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin,
Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to
                    the west 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 79800 Knot-ft) becoming very good
                    (around 106900 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20
                    mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 247100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 35
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
around 20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. West winds around
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-002-004-005-007-008-013>015-022-212130-
West Polk-Norman-Kittson-Roseau-West Marshall-East Marshall-
Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-Mahnomen-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada,
Twin Valley, Halstad, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau,
Warroad, Greenbush, Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden,
Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston,
Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, and Waubun
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................2.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 66400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......22 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny becoming partly sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20
                    mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 270500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 7100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph increasing to around 40
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in
the mid 40s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-023-212130-
Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-
South Clearwater-
Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca,
Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, and Upper Rice Lake
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......38 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 66700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest 25 to 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 212700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows
in the mid 30s. West winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Highs in
the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ003-024-027>032-040-212130-
Clay-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Including the cities of Moorhead, 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, and Barrett
449 AM CDT Sat Oct 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Scattered showers and isolated
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........63-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 40000 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 65300 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph shifting to the west in the
                    afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy. Isolated
                    showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......23 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 184400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 30
                    mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.

$$

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