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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
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Light winds will be the biggest challenge for any controlled
burns in the near future.

The next several days will be dry with some high clouds at times and
light southerly winds. Temperatures will generally be in the 50s
this week, with highs in the 60s next week. There is a chance of
rain Tuesday, but overall the weather pattern is looking fairly dry
through the end of the month.


MNZ041-042-047>049-055-210015-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Swift-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, St Cloud, and Benson
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4700 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 40000 or good (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 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........31-36 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 33000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-092-210015-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........44-49 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 11000 or poor (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after
                    2200 until 2300. chance of flurries after 2200.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    early in the morning.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 12000 or poor (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 6 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. West
winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 TO 40.
North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of
rain 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. North winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 7 to 12 mph.

$$

MNZ043>045-050>053-210015-
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5000 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........25-30 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........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5200 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).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. South winds around
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. Southwest winds
5 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. North
winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  rain 50 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...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 6 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ054-056>058-064-065-073-210015-
Lac Qui Parle-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-
Redwood-
Including the cities of Madison, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield,
Granite Falls, Olivia, and Redwood Falls
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after
                    2200 until 0400. chance of flurries after 2300.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 23000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 6 to 11 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
9 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. South winds 5 to 9 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.TUESDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain 70 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 TO 40.
North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
rain 40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. West winds 8 to 13 mph.

$$

MNZ076>078-084-085-093-210015-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Waseca,
Owatonna, and Albert Lea
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........38-43 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 13000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........4 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 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).


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

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-210015-
Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-McLeod-Sibley-Carver-
Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul,
Stillwater, Hutchinson, Gaylord, Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 17000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 3 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 11000 or poor (Ave 12-6 PM).


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

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-210015-
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
226 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........23-28 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest 5 to 6 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........11 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 4 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 20000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........27-32 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 3 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 18000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 60 TO 65.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 35 TO 40.
North winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 5 to
7 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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