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
737 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Observed Morning Haines Indices...

...Aberdeen is High (6)...
...International Falls is Very Low (3)...
...Bismarck is Very Low (2)...

.DISCUSSION...
A cool and cloudy day with a rain and snow across the central
part of the forecast area. Highs will be in the 30s and 40s across
areas north of I-94 with some 50s to the south. Easterly winds 15
to 20mph are expected. Min rhs will range from 60 to 80 percent
under the rain and clouds to near 30 percent in the Lake of the
Woods area as dry air continues to feed into the region. Sunday
will see another round of light precip gradually lifting northward
from the central valley with a more wide spread area of rain
developing for Monday. Mondays rain totals will range from a
quarter to three quarter of an inch across much of the region.

Drier weather enters the forecast Tuesday and then for much of
the rest of the week.

NDZ006>008-014>016-026-027-054-232200-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Nelson-
Grand Forks-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, Lakota, Mcville,
Aneta, Tolna, Grand Forks, Edinburg, Adams, and Lankin
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow in the
                    morning. A slight chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 64500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. A chance of
                    freezing rain and sleet after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of freezing rain in the
                    morning. Rain with snow likely.
Max temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........78-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 51500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows in the upper 20s.
North winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. East
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. East winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

NDZ024-028>030-038-039-232200-
Eddy-Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-
Including the cities of New Rockford, Cooperstown, Finley, Hope,
Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City, and Fargo
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning, then a
                    slight chance of rain and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......27 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........79-84 percent.
   24 hr trend......55 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 53900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening,
                    then rain likely and a chance of freezing rain
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely and a slight chance of
                    freezing rain in the morning, then a chance of
                    rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........77-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 44100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph shifting to the north in the
                    afternoon.


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

$$

NDZ049-052-053-232200-
Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor,
Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
   24 hr trend......31 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...3.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 56700 Knot-ft) becoming good
                    (around 61300 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain.
Max temperature.....51-56.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 52200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 15 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.


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

$$

MNZ004>009-232200-
Kittson-Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-West Marshall-East Marshall-
North Beltrami-
Including the cities of Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau,
Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette, Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden,
Middle River, Grygla, Red Lake, Redby, and Ponemah
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 42000 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. A slight
                    chance of freezing rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow in the morning. Rain and a slight
                    chance of freezing rain.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........73-78 percent.
   24 hr trend......46 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 61200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 25 to 30 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Rain likely with possible snow and
freezing rain. Lows around 30. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Highs in the
lower 40s. North winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-013>017-232200-
West Polk-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-
South Beltrami-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks,
Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh,
Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook, and Bemidji
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow in the morning. A
                    chance of rain.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......21 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 46100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of snow in the evening. A
                    chance of rain. A chance of freezing rain after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....31-36.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of freezing rain in the
                    morning. Rain.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 50500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the mid 20s. North winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 40. Northeast winds
around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027-028-232200-
Norman-Clay-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-
East Becker-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca,
Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake,
Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, and Wolf Lake
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning. A chance of
                    rain.
Max temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........71-76 percent.
   24 hr trend......36 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 48100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    evening. A chance of rain and a slight chance
                    of freezing rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight chance of
                    freezing rain in the morning, then rain likely
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 60400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight chance of
snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds
around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the upper 20s. North winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Northeast
winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
in the lower 50s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ029>032-040-232200-
Wilkin-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Including the cities of Breckenridge, Fergus Falls, Perham,
New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning, Battle Lake, Wadena,
Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett
537 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 55500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight
                    chance of freezing rain after midnight.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning, then
                    rain likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 82500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 25 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.


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

$$



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