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
550 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Rain showers continue over areas on the east and west edges of the
Red River Valley this morning and it looks like showers will persist
over a good part of the region this afternoon. The Devils Lake
Basin has received the highest rainfall totals so far. The wind
speeds will still be light, only 5 to 10 mph today and Thursday.
Mid week temperatures will continue below average, with highs
generally in the low to mid 70s. Look for drier weather with
warmer temperatures for the end of the week into the weekend.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-162130-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
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, New Rockford,
Lakota, Mcville, Aneta, Tolna, Grand Forks, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
550 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy becoming partly sunny. A chance of
                    showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 35200 Knot-ft) becoming good
                    (around 80200 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 88800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 7300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs around
80. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 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
10 mph.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-162130-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville,
Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon,
Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
550 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
                    then showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                    north around 15 mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 22100 Knot-ft) becoming fair
                    (around 51600 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy. A chance
                    of showers in the evening. Patchy fog after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....78-83.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......37 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...12.
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (around 122600 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs around
80. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds around 5 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
10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-162130-
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,
Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette,
Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla,
Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls,
Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Bagley, Clearbrook,
and Bemidji
550 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
                    then showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......33 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 40200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 20 mph becoming south around
                    10 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......36 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 125100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-162130-
Norman-Clay-Mahnomen-South Clearwater-Hubbard-West Becker-
East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
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, Wolf Lake, Breckenridge,
Fergus Falls, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning,
Battle Lake, Wadena, Menahga, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman,
and Barrett
550 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers. A slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the
                    east early.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.30 to 0.40 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...0.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 34200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Showers.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......0.40 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny becoming sunny. A slight chance of
                    showers in the morning.
Max temperature.....73-78.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......29 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 132300 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 20 to 25 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers. Lows in
the mid 50s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. South winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.

$$


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