Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Lower Michigan
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Wet through Monday night...

.DISCUSSION...
Cloudy and cool conditions will persist through Monday night. Another
round of precipitation will spread northeast into much of Southwest
Lower Michigan Monday morning. Showers and thunderstorms will remain
possible through Monday night. Dry weather and warm temperatures
return Tuesday with highs Wednesday and Thursday approaching 80.

MIZ037>039-043>045-210815-
Mason-Lake-Osceola-Oceana-Newaygo-Mecosta-
Including the cities of Ludington, Baldwin, Reed City, Hart,
Fremont, and Big Rapids
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming east around 5 mph
                    overnight.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......Near Lake Michigan, 200-700 ft AGL.
Mixing height....... inland, 2900-3400 ft AGL decreasing to 200-700
                    ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers after 1100 until 1400, then rain
                    showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
Chance of pcpn......60 percent.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......17 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 8 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph increasing to around 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.13-0.61 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......900-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.14 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....68-73.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
   24 hr trend......14 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2200-2700 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    4700-5200 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ040-046-210815-
Clare-Isabella-
Including the cities of Clare and Mount Pleasant
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent).
Min temperature.....36-41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 7 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......2900-3400 ft AGL decreasing to 0-400 ft AGL
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northeast overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....0-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent) until 1100, then
                    cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    after 1100 until 1700. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1400. rain showers likely after 1700.
Chance of pcpn......60 percent.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
   24 hr trend......21 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1700-2200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.32 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph becoming northeast around 10
                    mph overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....200-400 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.09-0.18 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......5200-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-210815-
Muskegon-Ottawa-Allegan-Van Buren-
Including the cities of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Jenison, Holland,
and South Haven
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) until 0200, then
                    mostly cloudy (80-90 percent).
Min temperature.....46-51.
   24 hr trend......1 degree cooler.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1900-2400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.04 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    until 1100. chance of thunderstorms. rain
                    showers likely after 1100.
Chance of pcpn......70 percent.
Max temperature.....64-69.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
   24 hr trend......7 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1200-1700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.36-0.67 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
Min temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-300 (poor to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.01-0.12 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Max temperature.....67-72.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3000-3500 ft AGL near Lake Michigan and
                    4300-4800 ft AGL inland.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-210815-
Montcalm-Gratiot-Kent-Ionia-Clinton-
Including the cities of Greenville, Alma, Grand Rapids, Ionia,
and St. Johns
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) until 0500, then
                    mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Min temperature.....41-46.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........84-89 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......1500-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    after 1000 until 1400. chance of thunderstorms
                    after 1100. rain showers likely after 1400.
Chance of pcpn......70 percent.
Max temperature.....63-68.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
   24 hr trend......13 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000-2500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....400-500 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.11-0.45 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 51.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 20 mph becoming north around
                    10 mph overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....200-300 (fair to good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.06-0.22 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) until 1700, then
                    mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 71.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
   24 hr trend......8 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......4700-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-210815-
Barry-Eaton-Ingham-Kalamazoo-Calhoun-Jackson-
Including the cities of Hastings, Charlotte, Lansing, Kalamazoo,
Battle Creek, and Jackson
300 PM EDT Sun May 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1800-2300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....200 (fair).
Pcpn Amount.........none to 0.02 in.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Chance of rain showers
                    until 1100. chance of thunderstorms. rain
                    showers likely after 1100.
Chance of pcpn......70 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 9 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....300-400 (good).
Pcpn Amount.........0.17-0.42 in.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Chance of rain
                    showers.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 53.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......800-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph shifting to the north
                    overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....100-200 (poor to fair).
Pcpn Amount.........0.02-0.18 in.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 71.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......4400-4900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....600-700 (excellent).
Pcpn Amount.........None.


$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Northwest winds 5 to
6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest
winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the northeast up to 5 mph overnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in
the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs around 80.
Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 60s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the upper
70s.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 60s.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s.

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