Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...Sunny and Dry through Saturday...

.DISCUSSION...
Sunny and breezy conditions are expected through this evening.
Wind out of the south-southwest will turn out of the west and
subside through Thursday morning. Sunny and milder conditions
can be expected through Saturday with temperatures in the 60s
Thursday, warming into the 70s for Friday and Saturday. The
next chance for precipitation is expected Sunday.


MIZ037>039-043>045-190815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 64.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........38-43 percent near Lake Michigan and 25-30
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......
   24 hr trend......
20-foot winds.......West winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3900-4400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....39-44.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent near Lake Michigan and 42-47
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter near Lake Michigan and 16
                    percent wetter Inland.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1900-2400 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    3000-3500 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph increasing to southwest
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....500-800 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-190815-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 66.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4300-4800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800-1000 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........77-82 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 71.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to around 20
                    mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....500-900 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-190815-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1500-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........38-43 percent near Lake Michigan and 30-35
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......11 percent drier near Lake Michigan and 6
                    percent drier Inland.
20-foot winds.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......600-1100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......12 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3100-3600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-190815-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 51.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......16 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 67.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 42.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......11 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-900 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-190815-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
355 PM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 50.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 68.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3300-3800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 43.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......0-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3500-4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....500-700 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in
the upper 60s. Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening.
Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the lower 60s. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers until midday, then
showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around
40.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 50.

$$


jam



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