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
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Winds will decrease this evening, but pick up again tomorrow as
low pressure deepens to our west. South winds will increase into
the 15 to 25 mph range with some gusts into the 35 to 40 mph range
during the afternoon. Moisture return will keep afternoon relative
humidity values higher than they have been the past few days,
staying in the 40 to 50 percent range. Mixing heights will
increase into the 2500 to 3500 range by afternoon and smoke
dispersal will be good to excellent.

Cooling temperatures and some chance for light rain on Saturday.
Cool and windy on Sunday with afternoon relative humidity values
dropping to near 30 percent again.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-200930-
Towner-Cavalier-Pembina-Benson-Ramsey-Eastern Walsh County-Eddy-
Nelson-Grand Forks-Griggs-Steele-Traill-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, Cooperstown, Finley,
Hope, Mayville, Hillsboro, Hatton, Portland, Edinburg, Adams,
and Lankin
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....43-48.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
   24 hr trend......27 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....73-78.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South winds 15 to 20 mph increasing to
                    20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30
                    mph increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........6 (high).
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (around 39400 Knot-ft) becoming good
                    (around 88100 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...5.


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

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-200930-
Barnes-Cass-Ransom-Sargent-Richland-
Including the cities of Valley City, Fargo, Lisbon, Enderlin,
Gwinner, Milnor, Forman, Rutland, and Wahpeton
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 49200 Knot-ft) increasing to very
                    good (around 125300 Knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, then a chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....59-64.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...5.


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

$$

MNZ001-002-004-005-007-008-013>015-022-200930-
West Polk-Norman-Kittson-Roseau-West Marshall-East Marshall-
Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-Mahnomen-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Ada,
Twin Valley, Halstad, Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Roseau,
Warroad, Greenbush, Warren, Stephen, Argyle, Newfolden,
Middle River, Grygla, Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston,
Fertile, McIntosh, Erskine, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, and Waubun
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the evening.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......18 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........5 (moderate).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 38700 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 95000 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, then a chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...4.


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

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-023-200930-
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
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......14 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......22 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to
                    the south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........6 (high).
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 28900 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 86100 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 20 mph increasing to around 35 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the morning.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...3.


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

$$

MNZ003-024-027>032-040-200930-
Clay-Hubbard-West Becker-East Becker-Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
East Otter Tail-Wadena-Grant-
Including the cities of Moorhead, 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
326 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....48-53.
   24 hr trend......17 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-79.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......19 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Windy. South winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Haines index........6 (high).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 40800 Knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (around 125800 Knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 25 mph increasing to around 40 mph
                    in the afternoon.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................3.
Precipitation.......trace to 0.10 inch amounts.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain.
Max temperature.....61-66.
   24 hr trend......12 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.10 inch amounts.
Hours of Sunshine...3.


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

$$


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