Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...Observed Haines Indices at 7 am were 6 (High) at International
Falls and Aberdeen and 3 (Very Low) at Bismarck...

.DISCUSSION...

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF EASTERN NORTH
DAKOTA AND NORTHWEST MINNESOTA...

A strong cold front will move across the area this morning. Gusty
westerly winds behind it with strongest winds to 50 mph over
northeastern North Dakota into the northern Red River valley.
Gusts to 40 mph elsewhere. Low humidity values as well dropping
below 20 percent in many areas. The winds will diminish quickly
early this evening and humidity values will recover.

Fire weather watches were upgraded to red flag warnings for NE
ND/NW MN with Special weather statement issued for critical fire
weather conditions west central Minnesota.

Temperatures will warm up Thursday and Friday with southerly
winds.  But humidity values will not be nearly as low.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-182115-
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
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 30 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 200500 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 270700 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 45 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 28400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 1700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 50s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows
around 40. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around
15 mph.

$$

NDZ028>030-182115-
Griggs-Steele-Traill-
Including the cities of Cooperstown, Finley, Hope, Mayville,
Hillsboro, Hatton, and Portland
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........13-18 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 172000 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 6600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 39600 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs around
60. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

NDZ038-039-182115-
Barnes-Cass-
Including the cities of Valley City and Fargo
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........16-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (around 147800 Knot-ft) becoming
                    excellent (around 196500 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest 35 to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 44500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. South winds around
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

MNZ005-008-013>015-182115-
Roseau-East Marshall-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-
Including the cities of Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Newfolden,
Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston,
Fertile, McIntosh, and Erskine
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........14-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 175600 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 257800 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 7000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 49200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight
chance of snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around
15 mph.

$$

MNZ001-004-007-182115-
West Polk-Kittson-West Marshall-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Hallock,
Karlstad, Lancaster, Warren, Stephen, and Argyle
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........13-18 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 30 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 45
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 188900 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 272600 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 7200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........61-66 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 40400 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs around 60.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-023-182115-
Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-
South Clearwater-
Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca,
Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, and Upper Rice Lake
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 141900 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 214700 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West 35 to 40 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........62-67 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 41700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to south
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight
chance of snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

MNZ024-027>032-040-182115-
Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Including the cities of 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
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 93100 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 152400 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........66-71 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph increasing to around
                    15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 60800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the mid
50s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around
15 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-022-182115-
Norman-Clay-Mahnomen-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, and Waubun
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Windy. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (around 128200 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 189800 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....34-39.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........63-68 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....66-71.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 59000 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. South
winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds
around 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. West
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Southwest winds around
15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the lower 40s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

$$

NDZ049-052-053-182115-
Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Lisbon, Enderlin, Gwinner, Milnor,
Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
1004 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........17-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Very good (around 109200 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 171100 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northwest 30 to 35 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...10.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 63700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph increasing to around 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. South
winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds around
20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the lower
60s. West winds around 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 15 mph.

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