Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR UPPER MICHIGAN
National Weather Service Marquette MI
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...LIGHT RAIN ENDING TODAY THEN WARMER AND DRIER THIS WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION: Lingering light showers will end from west
to east today into this evening. After cool damp conditions today,
drier weather will return this weekend with temperatures
rising back to above normal. However, there will be a slight
chance of showers south central Saturday afternoon and a chance
of afternoon showers and thunderstorms over western Upper Michigan
on Sunday.

MIZ001-003-191000-
Keweenaw-Northern Houghton-
Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Houghton, and Hancock
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog through early
                    afternoon. A slight chance of rain showers
                    through early afternoon. Chance of showers 20
                    percent.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.02 inch.
Hours of Sun........5.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    through midnight. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 58.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81 inland to around 73 at the shore.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 7 to 12 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........11.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ002-009-084-191000-
Ontonagon-Gogebic-Southern Houghton-
Including the cities of Ontonagon, Ironwood, Kenton, and Sidnaw
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /452 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early. A slight
                    chance of rain showers early. Chance of showers
                    20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 7 to 12
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........3.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    by midnight. Patchy fog late. Chance of showers
                    20 percent.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........97-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 7 to 12 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........44-49 percent inland to 53 percent at the
                    shore.
20-foot winds.......West 6 to 11 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........11.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ004-005-191000-
Baraga-Marquette-
Including the cities of L`Anse, Gwinn, and Marquette
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog through mid afternoon. A
                    chance of rain showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.07 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A
                    slight chance of rain showers by midnight.
                    Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....51-56 inland to around 58 at the shore.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent inland to 89 percent at the shore.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 6 to 11 mph shifting to the west
                    late.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers
                    by mid afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 6 to 11 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
Hours of Sun........10.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ010-011-191000-
Iron-Dickinson-
Including the cities of Iron River and Iron Mountain
452 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early. A slight chance of
                    rain showers through early afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A
                    slight chance of rain showers by midnight.
                    Patchy fog late. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 7 to 12 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........10.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ012-191000-
Menominee-
Including the city of Menominee
452 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog early. A slight
                    chance of rain showers early. Chance of showers
                    20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........4.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog late.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early. A slight chance
                    of rain showers by mid afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 81.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 5 to 10 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
Hours of Sun........10.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ006-007-085-191000-
Alger-Luce-Northern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Grand Marais, Munising, Newberry,
and Seney
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog through mid afternoon. A
                    chance of rain showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........78-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 30
                    mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.22 inch.
Hours of Sun........1.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    early in the evening. Patchy fog late. Chance
                    of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........97-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    through midnight.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.01 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early. A slight chance
                    of rain showers by mid afternoon. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....75-80 inland to around 71 at the shore.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 7 to 12 mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.05 inch.
Hours of Sun........9.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ008-191000-
Chippewa-
Including the city of Sault Ste. Marie
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog through mid afternoon. A
                    chance of rain showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
PCPN amount.........0.01-0.14 inch.
Hours of Sun........1.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers early
                    in the evening. A slight chance of rain showers
                    late. Patchy fog late. Chance of showers 20
                    percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 7 to 12 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.02 inch.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 6 to 11 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........8.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ013-014-191000-
Delta-Southern Schoolcraft-
Including the cities of Escanaba, Gladstone, and Manistique
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog early. A chance of rain
                    showers. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 8 to 13
                    mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.05 inch.
Hours of Sun........2.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........97-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 7 to 12 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain showers
                    by mid afternoon. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 6 to 11 mph shifting to the
                    southwest 7 to 12 mph by mid afternoon.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.05 inch.
Hours of Sun........9.
LAL.................1.

$$

MIZ015-191000-
Mackinac-
Including the city of St. Ignace
552 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy fog through mid afternoon. A
                    chance of rain showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........82-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.
PCPN amount.........None to 0.10 inch.
Hours of Sun........1.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    early in the evening. Patchy fog late. Chance
                    of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest 8 to 13 mph with gusts to around 20
                    mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph late.
PCPN amount.........None .
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early. A slight
                    chance of rain showers by mid afternoon. Chance
                    of showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......West 6 to 11 mph.
PCPN amount.........None .
Hours of Sun........9.
LAL.................1.

$$

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 to 60 inland to around 63 at the shore.
Highs 82 to 87 inland to around 77 at the shore. Southwest 4 to 9
mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation
50 percent. Lows 59 to 64. Highs 75 to 80. Variable winds 5 mph or
less.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows
57 to 62 inland to around 63 at the shore. Highs 70 to 75. North
3 to 8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 55 inland to around 56 at the
shore. Highs 69 to 74 inland to around 67 at the shore.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows 47 to 52 inland to around 53 at the shore. Highs 68 to 73.

.Outlook for Fri Aug 25 through Thu Aug 31...expect below normal
temperatures and below normal precipitation.

$$

...................Smoke Management Forecast data....................

The following values are for 1 PM EST (2 PM EDT) today:

                          Haines    Mixing  Transport  Ventilation
WIMS ID/         Site/     Index  / Height /  Winds   /    Index
------------------------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/ 4 LOW       / 4700  / NW 24   /   1128 (E)
200301 /       KENTON/ 2 VERY LOW  / 3800  / NW 23   /   874 (E)
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/ 2 VERY LOW  / 4300  / NW 25   /   1075 (E)
201004 /     MUNISING/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2500  / NW 35   /   875 (E)
201002 /     DOE LAKE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 3000  / NW 35   /   1050 (E)
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 3000  / NW 33   /   990 (E)
200703 /        GWINN/ 2 VERY LOW  / 3500  / NW 29   /   1015 (E)
200903 /    LABRANCHE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 4000  / NW 28   /   1120 (E)
200503 /       PELKIE/ 3 VERY LOW  / 4700  / NW 23   /   1081 (E)
201504 /         RACO/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2100  / NW 27   /   567 (G)
200802 /    RANDVILLE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 4300  / NW 28   /   1204 (E)
201401 /       REXTON/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2300  / NW 31   /   713 (E)
201505 /      RUDYARD/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2200  / NW 21   /   462 (G)
201202 /        SENEY/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2800  / NW 32   /   896 (E)
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2200  / NW 32   /   704 (E)
201102 /   STONINGTON/ 3 VERY LOW  / 4000  / NW 27   /   1080 (E)
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/ 3 VERY LOW  / 3600  / NW 24   /   864 (E)
200103 /   WATERSMEET/ 2 VERY LOW  / 3900  / NW 26   /   1014 (E)
       /DRUMND ISLAND/ 2 VERY LOW  / 2700  / W 26    /   702 (E)
       /          KEW/ 3 VERY LOW  / 3300  / NW 27   /   891 (E)

THE FOLLOWING VALUES ARE FOR 1 PM EST (2 PM EDT) Sat...

                          Haines    Mixing  Transport  Ventilation
WIMS ID/         Site/     Index  / Height /  Winds   /    Index
------------------------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/ 4 LOW       / 8500  / W 14    /   1190 (E)
200301 /       KENTON/ 4 LOW       / 7800  / W 19    /   1482 (E)
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/ 4 LOW       / 8300  / W 19    /   1577 (E)
201004 /     MUNISING/ 4 LOW       / 1300  / W 13    /   169 (F)
201002 /     DOE LAKE/ 4 LOW       / 7400  / W 12    /   888 (E)
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/ 4 LOW       / 7300  / W 12    /   876 (E)
200703 /        GWINN/ 4 LOW       / 7800  / W 14    /   1092 (E)
200903 /    LABRANCHE/ 4 LOW       / 7300  / W 16    /   1168 (E)
200503 /       PELKIE/ 5 MODERATE  / 8200  / W 20    /   1640 (E)
201504 /         RACO/ 4 LOW       / 5500  / NW 14   /   770 (E)
200802 /    RANDVILLE/ 4 LOW       / 8700  / W 16    /   1392 (E)
201401 /       REXTON/ 4 LOW       / 5600  / W 12    /   672 (E)
201505 /      RUDYARD/ 4 LOW       / 5800  / NW 16   /   928 (E)
201202 /        SENEY/ 4 LOW       / 7000  / W 13    /   910 (E)
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/ 4 LOW       / 6200  / W 13    /   806 (E)
201102 /   STONINGTON/ 4 LOW       / 7300  / W 12    /   876 (E)
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/ 3 VERY LOW  / 7400  / W 14    /   1036 (E)
200103 /   WATERSMEET/ 4 LOW       / 7900  / W 14    /   1106 (E)
       /DRUMND ISLAND/ 3 VERY LOW  / 5700  / NW 21   /   1197 (E)
       /          KEW/ 4 LOW       / 1800  / W 20    /   360 (G)

Note:  Mixing heights are in feet above ground level
       Transport winds are in miles per hour

.....................................................................

The following is point forecast information valid at 1 PM EST.
Note that the QPF is from 7 AM to 1 PM EST. Also, wind speeds have
been reduced by a factor of 0.7 by the request of local fire officials.

WIMS ID/         Site/Temp/  RH/WSPD/WGST/WDIR/ QPF
---------------------------------------------------
471301 /    WAUSAUKEE/  73/  58/   8/  13/  NW/0.00
200301 /       KENTON/  66/  71/   8/  12/  NW/0.00
200504 /BARAGA PLAINS/  66/  71/   8/  13/  NW/0.00
201004 /     MUNISING/  63/  88/  15/  20/  NW/0.07
201002 /     DOE LAKE/  64/  82/  10/  17/  NW/0.06
201103 /  HIGH BRIDGE/  65/  78/   9/  16/  NW/0.03
200703 /        GWINN/  66/  74/   9/  15/  NW/0.00
200903 /    LABRANCHE/  69/  66/   9/  15/  NW/0.00
200503 /       PELKIE/  69/  69/   9/  13/  NW/0.00
201504 /         RACO/  64/  89/   8/  15/  NW/0.06
200802 /    RANDVILLE/  68/  68/   9/  15/  NW/0.00
201401 /       REXTON/  66/  85/   8/  15/  NW/0.01
201505 /      RUDYARD/  64/  91/   8/  14/  NW/0.05
201202 /        SENEY/  64/  87/  11/  17/  NW/0.02
201302 /SPINCICH LAKE/  62/  92/   9/  16/  NW/0.03
201102 /   STONINGTON/  69/  70/   8/  14/  NW/0.00
200102 /    WAKEFIELD/  67/  69/   7/  10/  NW/0.00
200103 /   WATERSMEET/  66/  68/   8/  12/  NW/0.00
       /DRUMND ISLAND/  67/  88/  10/  16/   W/0.04
       /          KEW/  66/  73/  11/  16/  NW/0.01
$$

JLB


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