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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Breezy conditions will prevail today with humidity levels dropping
into the 35 to 40 percent range. Humidity levels, along with
temperatures and rain chances, will be on the increase starting
Thursday and continuing through Friday evening.

MIZ077>081-282030-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
                    Precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-282030-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017 /301 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 40 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 70. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. Chance of showers through the night. Lows in the mid 60s.
Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-282030-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph increasing to around
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
                    Precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-282030-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-282030-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017 /301 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
                    Precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-282030-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 increasing to 3 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-282030-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. West winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-282030-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 40
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 80. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-282030-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
401 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms. Precipitation 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....82-87.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Excellent.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 35 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
around 80. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs around 80. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$



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