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 THU MAY 21 2015

...HAINES INDICES ARE UNAVAILABLE THIS MORNING FOR INTERNATIONAL
FALLS...BISMARCK AND ABERDEEN.

.DISCUSSION...

THE SAME WEATHER TYPE FOR TODAY AND FRIDAY...SUNNY WARM AND DRY.
THE DIFFERENCE WILL BE WIND DIRECTION WITH TODAY BEING NORTH TO
NORTHWEST AT 10 TO PERHAPS 15 MPH AND FRIDAY A TAD WARMER ON A
SOUTH WIND LIMITED TO ABOUT 10 MPH. THERE WILL BE ENOUGH WIND
WITHIN A SUITABLY DEEP MIXING COLUMN TO ALLOW FOR GOOD SMOKE
DISPERSAL CONDITIONS TODAY.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-212115-
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...ST. THOMAS...NECHE...FORT TOTTEN...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...MINNEWAUKAN...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...PARK RIVER...
NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...MCVILLE...ANETA...TOLNA...GRAND FORKS...
EDINBURG...ADAMS...LANKIN
559 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 63400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 103600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-212115-
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...
WAHPETON
559 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 77500 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 106000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 80900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-212115-
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...BEMIDJI
559 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 64500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 76900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-212115-
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...BARRETT
559 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 80500 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 53400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$



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