Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the Southern Great Lakes
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Minimum humidity values will likely drop to between 20 and 30 percent
this afternoon, especially across far northern Indiana and lower
Michigan. Surface winds will be light and variable through most of
the day. There is a chance for showers Friday and Friday night. The
best chances will be across the north.


MIZ077>081-262015-
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
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West 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.....West around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after
                    midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....50-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely through the night. Lows
in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-262015-
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
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018 /311 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.
                    Chance of rain 50 percent.
Max temperature.....50-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ006>009-262015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain through the
                    day. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-262015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming west around 5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain in the morning.
                    Chance of rain 30 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-262015-
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
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018 /311 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....40-45.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain through the night.
Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest
10 to 15 mph after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-262015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming northwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Chance of
                    rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

INZ024>027-262015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    north in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. South winds around 10 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-262015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........75-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. South winds around 10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-262015-
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
411 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....62-67.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 (low).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southwest after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain through the
                    day. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......West winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows around 40. West
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$



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