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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central and South Central
Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Major Winter Storm Expected Friday...

.DISCUSSION...Tomorrow will bring cooler temperatures ahead of the
incoming winter storm as northerly winds deliver a cooler airmass
to the region.  Highs will be held in the upper 30s and low 40s,
hence dew points will remain quite high and skies will be cloudy.
The storm is still on track to bring widespread accumulating
snow tomorrow night through Friday.

MNZ064>067-073-231215-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-
Including the cities of Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson,
Gaylord, and Redwood Falls
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after 1100.
                    chance of rain after 1200. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 21 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 58000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 1900. snow. Areas of blowing
                    snow after 0300. Chance of precipitation near
                    100 percent.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 20 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph in the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until 1500.
                    blowing snow after 1500 until 1600, then areas
                    of blowing snow. Snow. slight chance of
                    freezing rain after 0900 until 1100. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........66-71 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 25 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph increasing to 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 35 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 138000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow
20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ054>058-231215-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
and Litchfield
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain until
                    2100. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after 1200.
                    chance of rain after 1300. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 57000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 1900. chance of snow
                    until 2100, then snow likely. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 0300 until 0400, then areas of
                    blowing snow. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow
                    likely. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Max temperature.....27-32.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 25 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph increasing to 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 37 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 167000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. North winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 35 TO 40. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

$$

WIZ015-016-025-027-231215-
Barron-Rusk-Dunn-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Menomonie,
and Chippewa Falls
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain until 0300. Chance of rain 50
                    percent.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    1600. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow until 2400,
                    then snow possibly mixed with freezing rain.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 11 to 16 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow possibly mixed with freezing rain.
                    chance of rain after 1400 until 1600. Patchy
                    blowing snow after 1000 until 1700. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 55000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 12 to 17 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30. West
winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Rain likely possibly mixed with snow. Highs 40 TO 45.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Chance of snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows
20 TO 25. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  precipitation
70 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068-WIZ014-231215-
Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-
Carver-Polk-
Including the cities of Elk River, Cambridge, Center City,
Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Chaska,
and Osceola
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1500.
                    chance of snow after 1700. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 51000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely possibly mixed with snow
                    until 2400, then snow. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0300. Chance of precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow. slight
                    chance of freezing rain after 0800 until 1300.
                    Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 31 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 94000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
West winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow. Highs
35 TO 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow likely. Highs 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph. Chance of  snow 70 percent.

$$

MNZ069-070-076-077-WIZ023-024-231215-
Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-St. Croix-Pierce-
Including the cities of Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Hudson, River Falls, and Prescott
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain until 2300. Chance of rain 40
                    percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1400.
                    chance of snow after 1700. Chance of
                    precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 53000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely until 2300. snow after
                    1900. slight chance of freezing rain after
                    0500. Patchy blowing snow after 0300. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph increasing to 40 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of freezing
                    rain until 1700. snow. Chance of precipitation
                    near 100 percent.
Max temperature.....29-34.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to around
                    40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 23 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 51000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. South
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed
with rain. Lows 20 TO 25. West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  snow
50 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>050-231215-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-
Benton-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, and Foley
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain until 2400.
                    slight chance of light freezing rain after 2100
                    until 2400. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 46000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Patchy blowing
                    snow after 0300. Chance of snow 50 percent.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
                    around 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely
                    until 1200. chance of snow after 1200. Chance
                    of snow 70 percent.
Max temperature.....26-31.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 23 to 28 mph. Gusts up to
                    45 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 37 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 155000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 15 TO
20. North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. West winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. East winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20.
North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-231215-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
and Fairmont
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2400, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain possibly mixed with snow
                    after 1100 until 1700, then rain possibly mixed
                    with snow. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........71-76 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 23 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain until 2000. snow. chance of
                    freezing rain after 0100. Areas of blowing snow
                    after 0300. Chance of precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. Northeast winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts
                    to around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until 1400.
                    blowing snow after 1400 until 1600, then areas
                    of blowing snow. Chance of freezing rain until
                    1600. snow. Chance of precipitation near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....28-33.
Min humidity........75-80 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. North winds 26 to 31 mph. Gusts up to 40
                    mph increasing to 50 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 31 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 81000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow.
Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 22 to 27 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows
15 TO 20. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  snow
20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow
40 percent.

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MNZ078-084-085-092-093-WIZ026-028-231215-
Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Faribault-Freeborn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Red Wing, Waseca, Owatonna, Blue Earth,
Albert Lea, Durand, and Eau Claire
313 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2200, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain after 2300 until 2400.
                    Chance of rain 20 percent.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain possibly mixed with sleet until
                    2400. snow possibly mixed with freezing rain.
                    chance of rain after 2400. Patchy blowing snow
                    after 0300 until 0400, then areas of blowing
                    snow. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
Min temperature.....26-31.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to
                    around 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Areas of blowing snow until 1600.
                    patchy blowing snow after 1600. Snow possibly
                    mixed with freezing rain. chance of rain after
                    1400 until 1700. Chance of precipitation near
                    100 percent.
Max temperature.....30-35.
Min humidity........74-79 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. North winds 21 to 26 mph. Gusts up to
                    45 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........None.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 21 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed
with freezing rain. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  precipitation 90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  snow 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. South
winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20 TO
25. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
West winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of
snow 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35. West
winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow
50 percent.

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