Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Dry Today...

.DISCUSSION...
Conditions are forecasted to be dry today.  Upper level
clouds will be on the increase as we go through the day.
Precipitation is forecasted to move in tonight and more
so on Thursday...some of which could be snow.




MIZ037>039-043>045-292015-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent) until 1800, then
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Max temperature.....45-50 near Lake Michigan AND around 53 inland.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer near Lake Michigan AND 4
                    degrees cooler Inland.
Min humidity........54-59 percent near Lake Michigan AND 41-46
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier near Lake Michigan AND 1
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2800-3300 ft AGL near Lake Michigan AND
                    3700-4200 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of snow
                    and rain. slight chance of light freezing rain
                    after 0200.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2700-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.10 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Snow until 1300. rain.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......32 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 27
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.46-0.64 in.


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MIZ040-046-292015-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent) until 1900, then
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Max temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3600-4100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of snow
                    after 0200.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 31.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Snow until 1400. rain
                    after 1100.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 37.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 26 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 20 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.48-0.65 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-292015-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain. chance
                    of snow after 0200 until 0600.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2500-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.10 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 29
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.51-0.70 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-292015-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain after
                    2300. chance of snow after 0100.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1800-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.04 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Snow until 1100. rain.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.47-0.65 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-292015-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
331 AM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

.Today...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    and snow after 0200.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent overnight.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2600-3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.04 in.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Rain.
Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 44.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East 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.......1100-1600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.39-0.64 in.


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.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers. Lows in the mid 30s. East
winds 8 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Showers likely until midday, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 7 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds 5 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the
lower 40s.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Scattered showers until midday. Highs in
the mid 50s.



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