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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for E ND, NW and WC MN
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A little cooler today with highs in the fifties, but still mild for
this time of year. High temperatures will generally stay in the
fifties through the weekend and into early next week.

Very light rain showers will occur over northeast North Dakota along
the International border this morning. Another round of very light
rain will occur Friday night and Saturday morning over the northern
Red River Valley. More showers are expected for Sunday and Sunday
night over all of the area.

A weak trough of low pressure extended from southern Canada to
eastern Montana. The low pressure will move into eastern
Minnesota Friday afternoon and dissipate.

Smoke dispersion will be good to excellent this afternoon over
northwest and west central Minnesota.

MNZ004-302115-
Kittson-
Including the cities of Hallock, Karlstad, and Lancaster
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    until late afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 57400 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 63100 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 15500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the west in
                    the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
North winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. South
winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ001-007-302115-
West Polk-West Marshall-
Including the cities of Crookston, East Grand Forks, Warren,
Stephen, and Argyle
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 50000 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....33-38.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (around 22900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ002-003-005-008-013>015-022-027-302115-
Norman-Clay-Roseau-East Marshall-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-
Mahnomen-West Becker-
Including the cities of Ada, Twin Valley, Halstad, Moorhead,
Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla,
Thief River Falls, Red Lake Falls, Fosston, Fertile, McIntosh,
Erskine, Mahnomen, Naytahwaush, Waubun, and Detroit Lakes
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........4 (low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 45500 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......North winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 31800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds around 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-023-024-302115-
Lake Of The Woods-North Beltrami-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-
South Clearwater-Hubbard-
Including the cities of Baudette, Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah,
Bagley, Clearbrook, Bemidji, Alida, Ebro, Lake Itasca,
Long Lost Lake, Lower Rice Lake, Roy Lake, Upper Rice Lake,
and Park Rapids
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Haines index........3 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 38200 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...7.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 32900 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and
freezing rain. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows in
the mid 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

MNZ028-302115-
East Becker-
Including the city of Wolf Lake
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...6.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 47700 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 60400 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........74-79 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 45700 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5500 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
mid 50s. East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ029-030-302115-
Wilkin-West Otter Tail-
Including the cities of Breckenridge and Fergus Falls
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 50800 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 60500 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......East winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...8.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 41100 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
upper 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. West winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 15 mph.

$$

MNZ031-040-302115-
East Otter Tail-Grant-
Including the cities of Perham, New York Mills, Parkers Prairie,
Henning, Battle Lake, Elbow Lake, Hoffman, Ashby, Herman,
and Barrett
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent higher.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...4.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 57500 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 67000 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 42600 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds
around 10 mph.

$$

MNZ032-302115-
Wadena-
Including the cities of Wadena and Menahga
622 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...5.
Haines index........2 (very low).
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 55600 Knot-ft) becoming excellent
                    (around 68300 Knot-ft) by afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 6000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent lower.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Precipitation.......None.
Hours of Sunshine...9.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (around 45800 Knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Light and
variable winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. A chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the
upper 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the
mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid
30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.

$$

JH



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