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
311 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A MAINLY SUNNY DAY COMING UP FOR FRIDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE
ANCHORED OVER EASTERN MINNESOTA POSSIBLY GIVING RISE TO A DIP IN
THE RH DURING THE AFTERNOON OVER OUR NORTHERN MN AREAS AS
FRESHENING WINDS BRING DRIER AIR TO THE SURFACE DURING THE MID TO
LATE AFTERNOON.  STILL ON TRACK FOR SOME STORMINESS FRIDAY NIGHT
INTO SATURDAY MORNING...YIELDING MOSTLY RAIN WITH PERHAPS A TOUCH
OF SNOW OR MIXED TOWARD THE CANADIAN BORDER.  DEVELOPING SUN ON
SATURDAY WITH A LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHWEST BREEZE...NOT AS MUCH
WIND SUNDAY BUT WITH LOADS OF SUNSHINE AND MILD TEMPERATURES.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-180930-
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
311 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
                    40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 79600 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 126200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
                    TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-180930-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
311 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
                    TO AROUND 30 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
                    UP TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 71200 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 110300 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 35
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH DECREASING
                    TO AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 35
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-180930-
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
311 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO
                    SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 58300 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 82100 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-180930-
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
311 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 55800 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 96900 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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