Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
721 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...UPDATED FOR OBSERVED MORNING HAINES INDICES...

...ABERDEEN AND BISMARCK 4 (LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS 2 (VERY LOW)...

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL BECOME BREEZY FROM THE SOUTHEAST TODAY...ESPECIALLY FROM
THE RED RIVER VALLEY WESTWARD. A FEW ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY AFFECT PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA MAINLY
DURING THE MORNING HOURS. AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH WILL GENERALLY RANGE
FROM 40 TO 60 PERCENT...WITH THE LOWER VALUES EAST OF THE RED RIVER
VALLEY.

A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OVER THE AREA TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...WITH
CHANCES GENERALLY EAST OF THE RED RIVER ON FRIDAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL TAKE ON A WESTERLY COMPONENT WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE TROUGH.
RH MAY FALL TO AS LOW AS 40 PERCENT IN THE DEVILS LAKE BASIN...BUT
REMAIN ELEVATED EAST OF THE RED RIVER.

CHANCES FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO
THE WEEKEND...WITH WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH ON SATURDAY OVER
EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS ON SUNDAY.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-242145-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...ADAMS
721 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 44500 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 75400 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                    AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................2.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 87200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-242145-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
721 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 65400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 56300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-242145-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI
721 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 37300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 52900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-242145-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...
LAKE ITASCA...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...
ELBOW LAKE
721 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 54700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 70700 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 27000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

JAM








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