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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Rain will develop and expand across the area this afternoon and
linger into Thursday morning.

MIZ077>081-242100-
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
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
                    day. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting
to the south after midnight.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-242100-
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
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017 /302 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 80
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then chance of showers after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning, then slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows around 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting
to the southwest after midnight.

$$

INZ006>009-242100-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Chance
                    of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-242100-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Chance
                    of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting
to the south after midnight.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-242100-
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
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017 /302 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 80
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
                    showers after midnight. Precipitation
                    70 percent.
Min temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    morning, then slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs around 80. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-242100-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Chance
                    of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds around 10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-242100-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Chance
                    of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-242100-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms.
                    Precipitation 90 percent.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......0.51-0.75 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then showers likely after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of
                    showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 60. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-242100-
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
402 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers likely in the morning. Chance
                    of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in
                    the afternoon. Precipitation 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in
                    the evening, then chance of showers after
                    midnight. Precipitation 80 percent.
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 after midnight.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the night.
Lows around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting
to the south after midnight.

$$



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