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
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and
move through the southern Red River valley and Minnesota lakes
country through early this evening. Warmer weather Saturday with
readings well up in the 80s to near 90 under sunny skies. Cannot
completely rule out a few isolated storms developing Saturday
night into early Sunday, but expect the weather to remain dry for
most locales through the weekend. A dry cold front passes through
overnight Saturday into early Sunday, bringing minimum RH values
in the 20s to 40s Sunday afternoon. Increased cloud cover Sunday
will drop highs back into the 75 to 80 degree range.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-190930-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-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, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....86-91.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...11.
Haines index........6 (high).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 45600 Knot-ft) increasing to very
                    good (around 145500 Knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph increasing to around 25
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-190930-
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,
and Barrett
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....79-84.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    south around 20 mph late.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...12.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 54600 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 79000 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
10 mph.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-190930-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville,
Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon,
Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....85-90.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to around
                    20 mph late.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...12.
Haines index........6 (high).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 50100 Knot-ft) increasing to very
                    good (around 100800 Knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northwest after midnight.
LAL.................2.
Precipitation.......None.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-190930-
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,
and Bemidji
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....83-88.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15
                    to 20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...11.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 71900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                    after midnight.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...11.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds
around 10 mph.

$$

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