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...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
715 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

AMENDED TO ADD THE HAINES INDEX

.DISCUSSION...

THE HAINES INDEX AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS 3 (VERY LOW).
                    BISMARCK IS            4 (LOW).
                    ABERDEEN IS            3 (VERY LOW).

HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR TODAY AND SUNDAY WILL BE SIMILAR TO HIGHS ON
FRIDAY. THE REST OF NEXT WORK WEEK WILL BE IN THE SIXTIES AND
SEVENTIES...EXCEPT FOR WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE SIXTIES.

LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS.

HIGH PRESSURE WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA WHILE LOW PRESSURE
WAS LOCATED OVER EASTERN KANSAS. THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO THE OHIO VALLEY BY SUNDAY...WHILE THE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
MOVE TO SOUTHERN HUDSON BAY. THE TWO PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL PRODUCE
BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS FOR TODAY. LESS WIND IS FORECAST FOR SUNDAY.

EXPECT EXCELLENT SMOKE DISPERSION FOR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOR THIS
AFTERNOON. SMOKE DISPERSION FOR EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA WILL BE VERY
GOOD TO EXCELLENT FOR THIS AFTERNOON.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>028-054-302115-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...WALHALLA...
DRAYTON...PEMBINA...NECHE...ST. THOMAS...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
COOPERSTOWN...EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
715 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 138600 KNOT-FT) BECOMING
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 156600 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 52500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ029-030-038-039-049-052-053-302115-
STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FINLEY...HOPE...MAYVILLE...HILLSBORO...
HATTON...PORTLAND...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...ENDERLIN...
GWINNER...MILNOR...FORMAN...RUTLAND...WAHPETON
715 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 162600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 64800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-302115-
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...KARLSTAD...LANCASTER...ROSEAU...WARROAD...GREENBUSH...
BAUDETTE...WARREN...STEPHEN...ARGYLE...NEWFOLDEN...MIDDLE RIVER...
GRYGLA...RED LAKE...REDBY...PONEMAH...THIEF RIVER FALLS...
RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...FERTILE...MCINTOSH...ERSKINE...
BAGLEY...CLEARBROOK...BEMIDJI
715 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 132200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 48600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-302115-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ADA...TWIN VALLEY...HALSTAD...
MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...NAYTAHWAUSH...WAUBUN...ALIDA...EBRO...
LAKE ITASCA...LONG LOST LAKE...LOWER RICE LAKE...ROY LAKE...
UPPER RICE LAKE...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...PERHAM...NEW YORK MILLS...
PARKERS PRAIRIE...HENNING...BATTLE LAKE...WADENA...MENAHGA...
ELBOW LAKE...HOFFMAN...ASHBY...HERMAN...BARRETT
715 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 149700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 67000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

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