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
414 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER WILL SINK SLOWLY SOUTHWARD
TODAY...BRINGING A FEW MORNING SHOWERS TO THE LAKE OF THE WOODS
REGION. THIS FRONT WILL ALSO BRING A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH
NORTHEAST AND SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 2. WINDS WILL TURN BACK AROUND TO THE SOUTH LATE TONIGHT
INTO THURSDAY...BRINGING THE WARMER AIR BACK. THE WINDS WILL GET
FAIRLY GUSTY BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND WEST OF
THE RED RIVER VALLEY. ANOTHER FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY...BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH IT. HIT OR MISS SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL
LINGER OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...WITH DRY
WEATHER RETURNING EARLY NEXT WEEK.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-172115-
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
414 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 22200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 77500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-172115-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
414 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 23100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 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.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
                    TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 83600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.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. 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 IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-172115-
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
414 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 23600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 75500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-172115-
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
414 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 19300 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 35200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 80700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$







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