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
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...Hot and humid through Monday, then cooler toward midweek...

.DISCUSSION...Hot and humid conditions with little chance of
rain expected through Monday. A cold front will move into
the area by Wednesday with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms but a much better chance of showers occurs
late in the week as a much stronger cold front moves into
the area.


MIZ037>039-043>045-232015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent). Patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....83-88 near Lake Michigan and around 92 inland.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged near Lake Michigan and 2 degrees
                    cooler Inland.
Min humidity........48-53 percent near Lake Michigan and 39-44
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 6
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4000-4500 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    7600-8100 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......19500-20000 ft AGL decreasing to 5400-5900 ft
                    AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....88-93.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........42-47 percent near Lake Michigan and 33-38
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 7
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 4100-4600 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 6700-7200 ft AGL increasing to
                    9200-9700 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700 (excellent) increasing to 1200 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-232015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent). Patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....Around 92.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......6800-7300 ft AGL increasing to 9700-10200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 62.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 92.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......6700-7200 ft AGL increasing to 9300-9800 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800 (excellent) increasing to 1300 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-232015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent). Patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....89-94.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent near Lake Michigan and 33-38
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter near Lake Michigan and 6
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 5200-5700 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 6300-6800 ft AGL increasing to
                    8700-9200 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 65.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....91-96.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 4400-4900 ft AGL increasing
                    to 6700-7200 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Mixing height....... inland, 6500-7000 ft AGL increasing to
                    9000-9500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) increasing to 1100 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-232015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent). Patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....Around 94.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......8600-9100 ft AGL increasing to 11100-11600 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds up to 5 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 94.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......7600-8100 ft AGL increasing to 9800-10300 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....900 (excellent) increasing to 1400 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-232015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
333 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent). Patchy fog until 0900.
Max temperature.....Around 93.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......7600-8100 ft AGL increasing to 10000-10500 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....88-93.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 7 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......9000-9500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800-1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs around 90. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds
5 to 8 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
60s.

$$


wdm


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