Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT WAS CENTERED ACROSS THE
HIGH PLAINS AND NORTHERN ROCKIES...WILL DRIFT SOUTHEAST
KEEPING WINDS GENERALLY FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST. ANOTHER
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES ON THURSDAY. THIS
WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASE OF NORTHWEST-NORTH WINDS...BUT NO
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT. A STORM SYSTEM
IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE UPPER MIDWEST OVER THE WEEKEND WITH
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

MNZ042>045-049>053-059-061-WIZ014-210030-
TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEARNS-BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-
CHISAGO-WRIGHT-ANOKA-POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONG PRAIRIE...LITTLE FALLS...
PRINCETON...MORA...ST. CLOUD...FOLEY...ELK RIVER...CAMBRIDGE...
CENTER CITY...MONTICELLO...BLAINE...OSCEOLA
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. FROST UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........10 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 62000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7100 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 110000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
6 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ060-062-063-068>070-076>078-WIZ023-024-210030-
HENNEPIN-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-LE SUEUR-RICE-
GOODHUE-ST. CROIX-PIERCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...STILLWATER...
CHASKA...SHAKOPEE...HASTINGS...LE SUEUR...FARIBAULT...RED WING...
HUDSON...PRESCOTT
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........7 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 59000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7500 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 138000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 7 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ041-047-048-054>058-064>067-073>075-210030-
DOUGLAS-STEVENS-POPE-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-KANDIYOHI-
MEEKER-YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-REDWOOD-BROWN-
NICOLLET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALEXANDRIA...MORRIS...GLENWOOD...
MADISON...BENSON...MONTEVIDEO...WILLMAR...LITCHFIELD...
GRANITE FALLS...OLIVIA...HUTCHINSON...GAYLORD...REDWOOD FALLS...
NEW ULM...ST. PETER
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FROST UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........9 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 54000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7300 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 149000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
6 TO 11 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
7 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 65 TO 70. EAST
WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

$$

MNZ082>085-091>093-210030-
WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. JAMES...MANKATO...WASECA...
OWATONNA...FAIRMONT...BLUE EARTH...ALBERT LEA
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 0900 UNTIL 1200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20
                    PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
HOURS OF SUN........4 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLD TRACE AMOUNTS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7700 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 33000 OR GOOD (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........13 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8400 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 23 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 193000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 55 TO
60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55 TO 60. EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

$$

WIZ015-016-025>028-210030-
BARRON-RUSK-DUNN-PEPIN-CHIPPEWA-EAU CLAIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RICE LAKE...LADYSMITH...MENOMONIE...
DURAND...CHIPPEWA FALLS...EAU CLAIRE
303 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. FROST UNTIL 0800.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
HOURS OF SUN........8 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7600 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 68000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH.
HOURS OF SUN........12 HOURS.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8200 FT AGL (AVE 12-6 PM).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH (AVE 12-6 PM).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....AROUND 128000 OR EXCELLENT (AVE 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
8 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 70 TO 75. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 65 TO 70.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS 50 TO 55.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 55. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

$$

JLT



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