Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...MIXED PRECIPITATION MOVES IN THIS EVENING...

FAIR WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE IN THIS EVENING...WITH MOSTLY RAIN AT FIRST.
SNOW WILL MIX IN FURTHER NORTH LATE THIS EVENING WITH MAINLY SNOW
EXPECTED NORTH OF I-96 AFTER MIDNIGHT. MAINLY RAIN WILL BE COMMON
FURTHER SOUTH TOWARD THE INDIANA BORDER. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS UP TO AN
INCH ARE POSSIBLE GENERALLY NORTH OF I-96 WITH 1-2 INCHES POSSIBLE
NORTH OF M-20.

DRY AND MUCH WARMER WEATHER WILL FOLLOW FOR WEDNESDAY. RAIN WILL
RETURN THURSDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE FOR
PRECIP FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER SURGE OF
COLDER AIR ON SUNDAY.


MIZ037>039-043>045-302015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 49-54
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 16
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH
                    UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6000-6500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2000-2100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0200. SNOW LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 6 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1000 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    1800-2300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.10-0.18 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 44-49
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 3
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4900-5400 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-302015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 28 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-7300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2500-2600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 0200. SNOW LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 6 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.17 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1800...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.05 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-302015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    UNTIL MIDDAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    7100-7600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2300 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
                    SNOW LIKELY AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05-0.14 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 45-50
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5700-6200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-302015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100-8600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2500 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
                    SNOW LIKELY AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AROUND 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.19 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AND SNOW UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600-7100 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-302015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
343 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400-8900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2500 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 3500 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
                    SNOW LIKELY AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-500 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.07-0.18 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500-7000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1200 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST UP TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
6 TO 11 MPH.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.



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