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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
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

...Major Winter Storm Expected Friday...

.DISCUSSION...

A weak surface low and associated frontal boundary across central
Minnesota, will drift southward today with winds becoming
northwest. Isolated showers or thunderstorms will be possible,
especially across central, east central Minnesota, and into
west central Wisconsin. Winds will become more northeast
Thursday as a developing storm system moves out of the Rockies,
and into the central Plains. Rain, turning to snow will affect
a large area of Minnesota, and western Wisconsin late Thursday,
and into Friday.

MNZ064>067-073-230030-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-
Including the cities of Granite Falls, Olivia, Hutchinson,
Gaylord, and Redwood Falls
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1600. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1 until 1600, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 35000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain showers until 2100.
                    Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow until
                    1200, then rain possibly mixed with snow.
                    Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Max temperature.....35-40.
Min humidity........67-72 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 21 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph. Chance of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of
snow near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow.
Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. 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 25 TO
30. 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. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.

$$

MNZ054>058-230030-
Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-
Including the cities of Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
and Litchfield
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0900. isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1600. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph.
LAL.................2 until 0900, then 1 until 1600, then 2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 31000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
                    until 2100. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow after 1200 until
                    1400. chance of rain after 1200. chance of snow
                    after 1600. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....34-39.
Min humidity........64-69 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph late in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 19 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 66000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Lows 25 TO
30. Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Chance of  snow 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow likely. Highs 25 TO
30. North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance
of  snow 70 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow.
Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 20 to 25 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. West winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. Southwest winds
5 to 9 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 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.

$$

WIZ015-016-025-027-230030-
Barron-Rusk-Dunn-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Menomonie,
and Chippewa Falls
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog until 0700. patchy
                    fog after 0800 until 1000. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms until 0700. isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 0900. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    north 5 to 7 mph late in the afternoon.
LAL.................2 until 0700, then 1 until 0900, then 2 until
                    1100, then 1 until 1500, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 1900, then mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain showers until 0300. Chance of
                    showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    1200. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 53000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows 25 TO 30.
Northeast winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast
winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  snow
near 100 percent.
.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. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 TO 25.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ051>053-059>063-068-WIZ014-230030-
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
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog until 0900. Isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms until 1300. isolated
                    showers and thunderstorms after 1600. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1300, then 1 until 1600, then 2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
                    until 2400. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast
winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow
near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy blowing snow. Chance of
snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.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 25 TO 30.
Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.

$$

MNZ069-070-076-077-WIZ023-024-230030-
Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-St. Croix-Pierce-
Including the cities of Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault,
Hudson, River Falls, and Prescott
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms after 1700. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........56-61 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1700, then 2.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain showers until 2100.
                    Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Min humidity........58-63 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 62000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast
winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow
near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North
winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  snow
90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. Northwest winds 14 to
19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 25 TO
30. Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. North winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-047>050-230030-
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
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog until 0700. Scattered
                    rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. Chance
                    of precipitation 50 percent.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........62-67 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................2 until 1200, then 1 until 1300, then 2.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 24000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers until
                    2400. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow
                    after 1200. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....33-38.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated Trace Amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 60000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 25 TO 30.
Northeast winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  snow 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Patchy blowing snow. Snow likely. Highs 25 TO
30. North winds 22 to 27 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance
of  snow 70 percent.
.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. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 25 TO 30. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
South winds 8 to 13 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 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-230030-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
and Fairmont
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph shifting to the west 8
                    to 13 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 47000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2400, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of snow until 1200.
                    slight chance of rain after 1000 until 1200,
                    then rain likely. Chance of precipitation 70
                    percent.
Max temperature.....37-42.
Min humidity........68-73 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.05 to 0.10 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 22 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 64000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with
rain. Lows 25 TO 30. Northeast winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Areas of blowing snow. Snow. Highs 30 TO 35.
North winds 23 to 28 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of
snow near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow.
Chance of snow. Lows 15 TO 20. Northwest winds 23 to 28 mph with
gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  snow 50 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15 TO 20. West winds 5 to
10 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
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 30 TO 35. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 25 TO
30. South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow possibly mixed with
rain. Highs 35 TO 40. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.

$$

MNZ078-084-085-092-093-WIZ026-028-230030-
Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Faribault-Freeborn-Pepin-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Red Wing, Waseca, Owatonna, Blue Earth,
Albert Lea, Durand, and Eau Claire
254 AM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph shifting to the west
                    7 to 12 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2200, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain after 1200.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 13 to 18 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 67000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Rain and snow possibly
mixed with freezing rain. Lows 30 TO 35. Northeast winds 18 to
23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation near
100 percent.
.FRIDAY...Patchy blowing snow. Snow possibly mixed with freezing
rain. Highs 30 TO 35. Northeast winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph. Chance of  precipitation near 100 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Patchy blowing snow. Snow. Lows 15 TO 20. North
winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  snow
90 percent.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Patchy blowing snow. Highs 25 TO 30.
Northwest winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10 TO 15. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.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 snow. Highs 35 TO 40.
Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 25 TO
30. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  snow 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 35 TO
40. West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.

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