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
511 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

SCATTERED SHOWERS OVER WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA WILL MOVE OFF TO THE
EAST THIS MORNING...LEAVING PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND
LIGHT WINDS. A COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE INTO THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON...SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST AT AROUND 10 MPH.
THERE WILL BE SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING
ALONG THE FRONT. NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA WILL SEE THE EARLIEST
CHANCES FOR MOISTURE AND THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 70S AND AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES NEAR 60 PERCENT. THE LIGHT WINDS...WARMER TEMPERATURES AND
HUMID AIR WILL HANG ON A BIT LONGER IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AS
THE COLD FRONT WILL NOT ARRIVE UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN WILL BRING A DRYING TREND FOR LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. WINDS WILL PICK UP AGAIN OUT OF THE
SOUTHEAST BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS LOW PRESSURE SETS UP TO OUR
WEST.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-292115-
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
511 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 39100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 112200 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH AROUND
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 53100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-292115-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
511 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 17200 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 60500 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (AROUND 37600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-292115-
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
511 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 23800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 46400 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 35700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-292115-
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
511 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 18900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 28100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$







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