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
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018


.DISCUSSION...
Mild weather with southerly winds expected ahead of a incoming
cold front. Min RH values will be in the upper 20s to lower 30s
across central MN and west central WI. There is a slight chance
of rain Tuesday and again Thursday as a couple of cold front move
through. Following the Thursday front a warming trend will develop
and last through next weekend.

MNZ041-042-047-048-054>056-231230-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, Madison, Benson, and Montevideo
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 6900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0500, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....40-45.
Max humidity........79-84 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    north after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain until 1300. Chance
                    of rain 40 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4900 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 8 to
13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows
40 TO 45. Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
Northwest winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 8 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 65 TO 70.
Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.

$$

MNZ074-082>085-091>093-231230-
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
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........42-47 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 10000 or poor (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain after 1300.
                    Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 14 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

MNZ043>045-049>053-231230-
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
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........26-31 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 6400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 39000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0600, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the north
                    5 to 9 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain until 1300.
                    Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 80000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to 12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows
40 TO 45. Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northwest winds 17 to 22 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  rain 40 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 14 to
19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. East winds 6 to 11 mph.

$$

MNZ057-058-064-065-073-231230-
Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-Redwood-
Including the cities of Willmar, Litchfield, Granite Falls,
Olivia, and Redwood Falls
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 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 18000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........88-93 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 5 to 9 mph early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain until
                    1300. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 17 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 71000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to
12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows
40 TO 45. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
25 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
Northwest winds 18 to 23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 8 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 60 TO 65.
Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-075>078-231230-
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
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 19000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph
                    early in the morning.
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 with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 16 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 76000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to
12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  rain 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 60 TO 65.
Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-231230-
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
147 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph until early
                    morning becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
Min humidity........28-33 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 16000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
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 7 to 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....North around 15 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 69000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. North winds 7 to
12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. West
winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.THURSDAY 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.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 6 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$


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