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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Very humid conditions will continue today with temperatures
approaching 90 this afternoon. Thunderstorm chances today will
primarily be this morning then again late afternoon. The best chances
will be overnight into Saturday. Cooler and drier air is expected for
much of next week.


MIZ077>081-212030-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 5 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-212030-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /333 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4 decreasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the night. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-212030-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds around
10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-212030-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
                    thunderstorms likely after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms
                    likely. Precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-212030-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017 /333 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the night. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-212030-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-212030-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-212030-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
                    Precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 40
                    percent.
Min temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....87-92.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-212030-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
433 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 increasing to 4 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms
                    likely. Precipitation 60 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................4.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$



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