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FWFIWX

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and increasingly warmer conditions, afternoon humidity values in
the 30 to 40 percent range and light winds will allow for continued
drying of fuels. Rain chances won`t return until the middle of next
week.

MIZ077>081-210815-
Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-
Including the cities of Niles, Benton Harbor, St. Joseph,
Fair Plain, Benton Heights, Buchanan, Paw Paw Lake, Dowagiac,
Cassopolis, Marcellus, Sturgis, Three Rivers, White Pigeon, Mendon,
Coldwater, Bronson, Hillsdale, Jonesville, and Litchfield
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    east after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-210815-
La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Starke-Marshall-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, South Bend,
Mishawaka, New Carlisle, Walkerton, Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Knox,
North Judson, Bass Lake, Plymouth, Bremen, and Culver
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 /245 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018/

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    east in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-210815-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-210815-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-210815-
Pulaski-Fulton IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-
Including the cities of Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville,
Rochester, Akron, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport,
Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, and Mexico
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 /245 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018/

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-210815-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs around 60. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. East winds around 10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-210815-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-210815-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 20 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Northeast winds around 10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-210815-
Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic,
Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima,
Spencerville, and Bluffton
345 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 15 mph.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 70. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Highs around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$



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