Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Weak high pressure will provide dry conditions today and Wednesday
then rain chances increase beginning Wednesday night through Friday.
The heaviest rainfall is expected to be Thursday and Thursday night.
Winds will primarily be north today then turning easterly on
Wednesday.



MIZ077>081-282015-
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
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....45-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds 15 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-282015-
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
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /322 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....40-50.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs around 50. East winds 15 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs around 50. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-282015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds 15 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-282015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds 10 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-282015-
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
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017 /322 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 10 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to
20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-282015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs around 50. East winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-282015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-282015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 10 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs around 60. East winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows around 50. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs around 60. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph shifting to the north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
Lows around 40. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-282015-
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
422 AM EDT Tue Mar 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Cloudy, rain. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cloudy, rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. North
winds 5 to 15 mph.

$$


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