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
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Main fire weather concern for the next few days will be the light
winds. Today will be mostly cloudy across the south, with more sun
to the north, and light southerly winds. Temperatures will generally
be in the 50s and 60s. There is a chance of rain Tuesday, but
overall the weather pattern is looking fairly dry through the end
of the month, with another cool down late next week.

MNZ041-042-047-048-054>056-220015-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, Madison, Benson, and Montevideo
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 40000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 77000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 6 to
11 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. North
winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 30 TO
35. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance
of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. West winds 5 to 9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 14 to
19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

MNZ074-082>085-091>093-220015-
Brown-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St James, Mankato, Waseca,
Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of flurries until 0900.
                    chance of rain showers after 0800 until 1000.
Max temperature.....45-50.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 13000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. West
winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain possibly mixed
with snow. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

MNZ043>045-049>053-220015-
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-
Chisago-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, St Cloud,
Foley, Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 76000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. North
winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 8 to
13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
12 to 17 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

MNZ057-058-064-065-073-220015-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Willmar, Litchfield, Granite Falls,
Olivia, and Redwood Falls
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........49-54 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 20000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........41-46 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 45000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 40 TO
45. South winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. North
winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 14 to
19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-075>078-220015-
Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-
Scott-Dakota-Nicollet-Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-
Including the cities of Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul,
Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee, Hastings,
St Peter, Le Sueur, Faribault, and Red Wing
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........37-42 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 13 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. North
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 12 to
17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-220015-
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
146 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny until 1700, then sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 43000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. West
winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 30 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 30 TO
35. North winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to
8 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
West winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
7 to 12 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.

$$

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