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
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

...Hot and dry through Tuesday...

.DISCUSSION...Hot and dry weather will continue through the weekend
into early next week. The next chance for showers will come Wednesday
but even then many locations many not receive much if any measurable
rainfall.


MIZ037>039-043>045-240815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......15800-16300 ft AGL increasing to 19500-20000 ft
                    AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....South 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......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, 3700-4200 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 5600-6100 ft AGL increasing to
                    8700-9200 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good) increasing to 1100 (excellent) in
                    the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL increasing to 4900-5400 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....80-85 near Lake Michigan and around 88 inland.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler near Lake Michigan and 4
                    degrees cooler Inland.
Min humidity........45-50 percent near Lake Michigan and 35-40
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 1
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 6 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4500-5000 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    8400-8900 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....900-1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-240815-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 62.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......400-900 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.......5800-6300 ft AGL increasing to 8900-9400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good) increasing to 1100 (excellent) in
                    the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 61.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 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.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 89.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
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.......6700-7200 ft AGL increasing to 8900-9400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800-1200 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-240815-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.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........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-400 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, 4000-4500 ft AGL increasing
                    to 6100-6600 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Mixing height....... inland, 5700-6200 ft AGL increasing to
                    8800-9300 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500 (good) increasing to 1200 (excellent) in
                    the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate 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.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
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.......5600-6100 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    8000-8500 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-240815-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......1 degree 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.......300-800 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.......7000-7500 ft AGL increasing to 9700-10200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent) increasing to 1300 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 63.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 90.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
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.......9200-9700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....900-1300 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-240815-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
257 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
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.......0-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (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.......6900-7400 ft AGL increasing to 9400-9900 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700 (excellent) increasing to 1200 (excellent)
                    in the afternoon.
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 63.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
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.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 89.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
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.......8300-8800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds
5 to 6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds
5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Cooler. Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest
winds 6 to 11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers overnight. Lows
in the mid 40s.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the lower
60s.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

$$


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