Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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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
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...

A cold front was moving slowly south across northwest Minnesota
this afternoon. Winds ahead of this front were weak and
generally from the west-southwest. Later tonight, this front
will move through central Minnesota, and by mid morning, the front
will have moved through the state of Minnesota and west central
Wisconsin. Winds will also increase behind this front with gusty
winds developing Tuesday. Another front will move across the
area Thursday, with southerly winds likely by next weekend. No
measurable precipitation is expected with tonights front, but a
few showers are possible on Thursdays frontal passage.

MNZ041>043-047>049-054>058-064-065-073-241230-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-
Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Morris, Glenwood, St Cloud, Madison, Benson, Montevideo, Willmar,
Litchfield, Granite Falls, Olivia, and Redwood Falls
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0600, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....41-46.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the
                    north 8 to 13 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers until
                    1000. Chance of showers 30 percent.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........32-37 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 13 to 18 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated trace to 0.02 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 83000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest 5 to 9 mph in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 49000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds
8 to 13 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
55 TO 60. Northwest winds 16 to 21 mph with gusts to around
35 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 8 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southeast winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 14 to 19 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 70 TO 75.
South winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
rain 20 percent.

$$

MNZ074-075-082>085-091>093-241230-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-
Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 67000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 7 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........14 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 21000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
West winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
showers 40 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 15 to 20 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.

$$

MNZ044-045-050-052-053-241230-
Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Princeton, Mora, Foley, Cambridge,
and Center City
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming north 5 to 9 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 86000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph until early morning
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 51000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 55 TO 60.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  showers 30 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
8 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 8 to 13 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 7 to
11 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 70 TO 75.
South winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.

$$

MNZ051-059>063-066>070-076>078-241230-
Sherburne-Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-
Carver-Scott-Dakota-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-
Including the cities of Elk River, Monticello, Minneapolis,
Blaine, St Paul, Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska,
Shakopee, Hastings, Le Sueur, Faribault, and Red Wing
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....39-44.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 89000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the west
                    5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....West around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 36000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
West winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
showers 40 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 12 to 17 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 8 to
13 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. South winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-241230-
Polk-Barron-Rusk-St. Croix-Pierce-Dunn-Pepin-Chippewa-Eau Claire-
Including the cities of Osceola, Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Hudson,
River Falls, Prescott, Menomonie, Durand, Chippewa Falls,
and Eau Claire
207 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming north around 5 mph late in
                    the night.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 18 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 85000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northwest around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 37000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 60 TO 65.
West winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  showers 40 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 7 to
11 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 8 to 13 mph.

$$


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