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
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...No Rain Until Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will bring fair weather with low humidity
through Tuesday. A cold front will bring the chance for
thunderstorms Wednesday into Thursday.


MIZ037>039-043>045-250830-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3700-4200 ft AGL decreasing to 0-500 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent near Lake Michigan and 37-42
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
   24 hr trend......
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 7 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4500-5000 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    6600-7100 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-400 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (65-75 percent). Chance of showers
                    after 1400.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....79-84.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........62-67 percent near Lake Michigan and 51-56
                    percent Inland.
   24 hr trend......
   24 hr trend......13 percent wetter.
   24 hr trend......
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2200-2700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    3400-3900 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None to 0.14 in.


$$

MIZ040-046-250830-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....49-54.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......700-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0-100 (poor to poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 80.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 6 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......6500-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-600 (good to excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 58.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 83.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3800-4300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....700-800 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.04 in.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-250830-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Min temperature.....54-59.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast overnight.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 1000-1500 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 2000-2500 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....100 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....76-81.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4200-4700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    5700-6200 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....58-63.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    800-1300 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....80-85.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.03 in.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-250830-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 6 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 0 to 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 81.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......6200-6700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL decreasing to 0-400 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 84.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3400-3900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.01 in.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-250830-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
328 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 55.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 7 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2600-3100 ft AGL decreasing to 0-200 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 80.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Min temperature.....56-61.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......100-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....0 (poor).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 84.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........48-53 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2900-3400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good to good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely until
midday, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 80.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

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