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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Fine fuels will be well wetted from the rain and snow early this
morning. However, fuels will become increasingly drier into early
next week following an extended period of dry weather.

MIZ077>081-192030-
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
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....45-55.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. North winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-192030-
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
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018 /239 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....25-35.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....45-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-192030-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....42-47.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-192030-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around
5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-192030-
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
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018 /239 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny then becoming sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-192030-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-192030-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........45-50 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-192030-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....47-52.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-192030-
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
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-50.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........50-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 25 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....27-32.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph shifting to the east after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$


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