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
315 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE IS SCHEDULED TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES
OVERNIGHT...WITH A RETURN SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST FLOW DEVELOPING. A
TIGHTENING GRADIENT THURSDAY WILL FEATURE STRONGER WINDS MAINLY
OUT OF THE SOUTH. AT THE SAME TIME A BROAD LOW PRESSURE TROUGH
ALIGNED FROM MONTANA THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL TRACK TO THE
EAST...INCREASING CHANCES FOR NOT ONLY RAIN BUT CONVECTIVE SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING THURSDAY NIGHT AND AT TIMES DURING
FRIDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER CONTINUES INTO EARLY WEEKEND...THEN A
COLD FRONT EARLY SATURDAY SHOULD BE SUCCEEDED BY SOME LATE DAY
IMPROVEMENT AND A SUNNY MILD SUNDAY.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-180930-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...ADAMS
315 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 50800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 66400 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-180930-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
315 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 49700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 66000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-180930-
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...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI
315 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 34200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......22 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-180930-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...
LAKE ITASCA...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...
ELBOW LAKE
315 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 45000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.

$$







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