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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
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Melting of the snow pack will continue over the next several
days with no measurable precipitation in the forecast. Winds
will remain light overnight, and become more south over the
next few days.

MNZ041-042-047>049-055-201230-
Douglas-Todd-Stevens-Pope-Stearns-Swift-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Morris,
Glenwood, St Cloud, and Benson
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....24-29.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........35-40 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 4400 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).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0200, then mostly cloudy
                    until 0600, then partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 27000 or fair (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 10 to 15 mph
with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 7 to
12 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
South winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Rain likely. Highs 50 TO 55. North winds 14 to 19 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain 70 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
13 to 18 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

MNZ074-075-082-083-091-092-201230-
Brown-Nicollet-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Martin-Faribault-
Including the cities of New Ulm, St Peter, St James, Mankato,
Fairmont, and Blue Earth
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog and freezing fog after
                    0100.
Min temperature.....19-24.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in the
                    late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 1800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 12000 or poor (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........54-59 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 25000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
5 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
8 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 6 to
11 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55. West
winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 6 to
11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 6 to
11 mph.

$$

MNZ043>045-050>053-201230-
Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Benton-Sherburne-Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Little Falls, Princeton, Mora, Foley,
Elk River, Cambridge, and Center City
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after 0500. patchy
                    freezing fog after 0600.
Min temperature.....21-26.
Max humidity........91-96 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4400 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 30000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........36-41 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........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 24000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. South winds 5 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. 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. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
South winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 30 TO
35. Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 8 to
12 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.

$$

MNZ054-056>058-064-065-073-201230-
Lac Qui Parle-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-Yellow Medicine-Renville-
Redwood-
Including the cities of Madison, Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield,
Granite Falls, Olivia, and Redwood Falls
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after 0500.
Min temperature.....22-27.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....47-52.
Min humidity........47-52 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 9 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 28000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........87-92 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph until early morning
                    becoming light.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........5 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 28000 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 7 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Lows 40 TO 45.
South winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds
13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 8 to
13 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 8 to
13 mph.

$$

MNZ076>078-084-085-093-201230-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Waseca-Steele-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, Waseca,
Owatonna, and Albert Lea
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy freezing fog after 0400
                    until 0600, then areas of freezing fog and
                    patchy fog.
Min temperature.....18-23.
Max humidity........93-98 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....43-48.
Min humidity........51-56 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southeast around 5 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 2300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 15000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2000, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....29-34.
Max humidity........86-91 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....49-54.
Min humidity........48-53 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 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 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 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 5 to
7 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. South 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 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  rain 40 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. West winds 7 to
12 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.

$$

MNZ059>063-066>070-201230-
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
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog and freezing fog after
                    0600.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........46-51 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........8 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 7 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 21000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 2300, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....28-33.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........6 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3500 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....South around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 20000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
8 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. South winds 5 to 8 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60. West
winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  rain
50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Lows 35 TO
40. Northwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-201230-
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
146 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog and freezing fog after
                    0400 until 0600, then areas of freezing fog and
                    fog.
Min temperature.....20-25.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of freezing fog until 0800.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming southwest around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 3800 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).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0300, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....27-32.
Max humidity........89-94 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....52-57.
Min humidity........36-41 percent.
20-foot winds.......Light winds becoming south around 5 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........7 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 4900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southwest around 6 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 29000 or fair (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 30 TO 35. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 60 TO 65. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40 TO 45. South winds 5 to
7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 55 TO 60.
Southwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance
of  rain 50 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
Lows 30 TO 35. Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain. Highs 50 TO 55.
Northwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance of  rain 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 TO 40. Northwest winds
6 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 55 TO 60. West winds 5 to 7 mph.

$$


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