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
730 AM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

...UPDATED FOR OBSERVED MORNING HAINES INDICES...

...BISMARCK 3 (VERY LOW)...
...ABERDEEN AND INTERNATIONAL FALLS 5 (MODERATE)...

.DISCUSSION...

THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGHOUT THE REGION. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST
AREAS...AND THEY COULD GUST OVER 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. A GRADUAL
DRYING TREND IS EXPECTED BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK WEEK...ALONG
WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-072115-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...ADAMS
730 AM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 111700 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 120800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-072115-
BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...
GWINNER...WAHPETON
730 AM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 56200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY
                    GOOD (AROUND 134100 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 139800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-072115-
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
730 AM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 91100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 134500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-072115-
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
730 AM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 74800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 127900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$










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