Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
407 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
WARM AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 80S TO NEAR
90...AND WINDS WILL GUST TO 30 MPH. MIN HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN AT 45 PERCENT AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO LIKELY BY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. WINDS
AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL DECREASE SIGNIFICANTLY ON SUNDAY AS THE
FRONT WEAKENS AND STALLS OVER CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN...AND THEN MOVES
BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT ALLOWING WARM AND HUMID
CONDITIONS TO PERSIST. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FOR
LABOR DAY...WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MIZ047-048-053-060-061-302130-
MIDLAND-BAY-SAGINAW-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDLAND-BAY CITY-SAGINAW-OWOSSO-FLINT
407 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
                    8 AM...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
                    THUNDERSTORMS. POP...70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8850-9350 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20
                    TO 25 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (2610).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.26-0.50 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS
                    AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. POP...70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......620-820 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND
                    10 MPH LATE.
VENTILATION INDEX...`POOR` (20).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.25 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. POP...20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7770-8270 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (1080).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ049-054-055-062-302130-
HURON-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-LAPEER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAD AXE-CARO-SANDUSKY-LAPEER
407 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 6 AM...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 10 AM...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 8 AM...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. POP...70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6260-6760 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (1610).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.26-0.50 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS
                    AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. POP...70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......760-960 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...`POOR` (50).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.26-0.50 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 9 AM...THEN A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. POP...30
                    PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 15 MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7590-8090 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (1260).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ063-068>070-075-076-082-083-302130-
ST CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...
PORT HURON-HOWELL-PONTIAC-WARREN-ANN ARBOR-DETROIT-ADRIAN-MONROE
407 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 10 AM...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 8 AM...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. POP...50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING TO AROUND
                    20 MPH LATE.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8680-9180 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (2310).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.11-0.25 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. POP...60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........92-99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND
                    10 MPH LATE.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......840-1040 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH...DECREASING TO 15 TO
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...`POOR` (40).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.26-0.50 IN.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL NOON...THEN A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
                    POP...30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND 5
                    MPH LATE.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9470-9970 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...`EXCELLENT` (1410).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.10 IN.


$$


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.

$$

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