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
727 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

...AMENDED FOR OBSERVED HAINES INDICES...

...ABERDEEN AND BISMARCK 4 (LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS 5 (MODERATE)...

.DISCUSSION...
COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING WILL LEAVE IN ITS
WAKE GREAT MIXING WITH NW WINDS 15 TO 20MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25MPH AND COOLER TEMPS WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S AND LOW 60S. SOME
CLOUDS IN THE AM ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE AREA WITH MORE
SUN IN THE AFTERNOON ALLOWING MIN RHS TO DROP DOWN TO AROUND 30
PERCENT IN SE ND AND WCNTRL MN AND INTO THE 40S IN THE CLOUDIER
NORTHERN HALF OF THE AREA. DRY WEATHER AGAIN ON TUESDAY WITH
LIGHTER WINDS AND WARMER TEMPS YIELDING MIN RHS NI THE 20S AND 30S.

WIDE SPREAD RAIN EXPECTED WEDNESDAY ACROSS THE REGION. MORE
SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.



NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-212130-
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
617 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 76100 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 100200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 78200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


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

$$

NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-212130-
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...
VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...WAHPETON
617 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......17 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 95000 KNOT-FT) BECOMING VERY GOOD
                    (AROUND 128500 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 71600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY...CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-212130-
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
617 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 97900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 40600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. EAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-212130-
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
617 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 119100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                    5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...10.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 43200 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.


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

$$











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