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
736 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...Updated for observed morning Haines Indices...

...Bismarck is 4 (Low)...
...Aberdeen and International Falls are 3 (Very Low)...

.DISCUSSION...

Today will be mostly cloudy and a bit warmer than Wednesday with
high temperatures reaching the upper 30s north to upper 40s south.
A system approaching from the south will spread areas of light
rain across the region this afternoon into tonight. Min RHs will
be high with values ranging between 55 and 75 percent. Southeast
winds 10 to 20mph will turn to the south aA BKEM5 170323 C DH0700/TX
35/TN 18/TA 35/PP 0.00
.A1 SF 0.0/SD 0/DC1703230715
: Mostly cloudy, breezy and warmnd then northwest this
evening. Dry weather is expected Friday and Saturday.


MNZ001-004-005-007-008-013>015-232145-
West Polk-Kittson-Roseau-West Marshall-East Marshall-Pennington-
Red Lake-East Polk-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Hallock,
Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Warren, Stephen,
Argyle, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls,
Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh, and Erskine
506 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny becoming cloudy. A chance of rain.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to around
                    10 mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 47200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 35600 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows in the mid 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-232145-
Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-
Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Bagley, Clearbrook, and Bemidji
506 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......23 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to around
                    10 mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...2.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 54200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight
                    chance of snow in the evening.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....38-43.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 39500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow. Lows in
the lower 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022-027-029-030-040-232145-
Norman-Clay-Mahnomen-West Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-Grant-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, Detroit Lakes, Breckenridge,
Fergus Falls, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman, and Barrett
506 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, then a chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......28 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 44700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 30 mph decreasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then a
                    slight chance of rain and snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........94-99 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 46100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ023-024-028-031-032-232145-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-East Becker-East Otter Tail-Wadena-
Including the cities of Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca, Long Lost Lake,
Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake, Park Rapids,
Wolf Lake, Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie, Henning,
Battle Lake, Wadena, and Menahga
506 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the
                    southeast around 10 mph early.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...1.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 49900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 20 to 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. A chance of rain. A slight chance of
                    snow after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......24 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    north after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 50800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. East winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.

$$


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