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
740 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...OBSERVED EARLY MORNING HAINES INDICES WERE 4 (LOW) AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS...6 (HIGH) AT BISMARCK....3 (VERY LOW) AT
ABERDEEN...

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY WILL BE ONE OF OUR LAST VERY WARM DAYS AS SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST
WINDS INCREASE TO THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY
AND EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS IN THE DEVILS
LAKE BASIN. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER EAST OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY
WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS GENERALLY 5 TO 15 MPH. EXPECT A MOSTLY SUNNY
SKY BUT WITH THICKENING HIGH CLOUDS SPREADING IN FROM THE
SOUTHWEST DURING THE COURSE OF THE DAY. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON WEST OF A LANGDON TO FARGO
LINE. A BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA TONIGHT DIMINISHING THURSDAY. SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL BE POSSIBLE...AS IS OFTEN THE CASE AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
VARY.

AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND WITH
AT LEAST A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. TEMPERATURES WILL TURN COOLER WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE
60S BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.



NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-202130-
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
740 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 58900 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 79700 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.30 TO 0.40 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 86500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-202130-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
740 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 57000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD
                    (AROUND 81300 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.50 TO 0.75 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 78600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


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

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-202130-
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
740 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 40200 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 61100 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.40 TO 0.50 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 42900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


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

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-202130-
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
740 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 41600 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 66200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................5.
PRECIPITATION.......0.30 TO 0.40 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................4.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED 0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 39400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$










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