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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
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.DISCUSSION...

Rain and drizzle will continue exit from west to east this
afternoon and evening. Monday looks to be the main dry day for
the upcoming week. North to northeast winds will return with
humidities lowering to at least the mid 30s by late Monday
afternoon. Showers and a few thunderstorms return to
the region on Tuesday with widespread rainfall of around an
inch.

MNZ047-048-054>058-064>067-073>075-201215-
Stevens-Pope-Lac Qui Parle-Swift-Chippewa-Kandiyohi-Meeker-
Yellow Medicine-Renville-McLeod-Sibley-Redwood-Brown-Nicollet-
Including the cities of Morris, Glenwood, Madison, Benson,
Montevideo, Willmar, Litchfield, Granite Falls, Olivia,
Hutchinson, Gaylord, Redwood Falls, New Ulm, and St Peter
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2200, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain showers until 2200. Patchy frost
                    after 2400 until 0300, then areas of frost.
                    Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy frost until 0800.
Max temperature.....57-62.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the east
                    5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........9 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5900 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after
                    0100. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                    the late evening and overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain showers until 1000, then
                    rain showers. Chance of showers near 100
                    percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........59-64 percent.
20-foot winds.......Windy. East winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.50 to 0.75 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3600 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 42 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 152000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain showers. Lows 45 TO 50. East winds
24 to 29 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Chance of  showers near
100 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 16 to
21 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 45 TO 50. Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph. Chance
of  precipitation 20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
70 TO 75. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
70 TO 75. Southwest winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. West winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. Northwest winds 7 to
12 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
65 TO 70. Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.

$$

MNZ076>078-082>085-091>093-201215-
Le Sueur-Rice-Goodhue-Watonwan-Blue Earth-Waseca-Steele-Martin-
Faribault-Freeborn-
Including the cities of Le Sueur, Faribault, Red Wing, St James,
Mankato, Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth, and Albert Lea
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain showers until 2200. Areas
                    of frost after 0200. Chance of showers 20
                    percent.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to
                    around 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 7 mph late in
                    the night.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Isolated None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of frost until 0800.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........39-44 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........10 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 5200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after
                    2200. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........83-88 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain showers. Chance of showers near
                    100 percent.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........61-66 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. East winds 24 to 29 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.75 to 1.00 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3300 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 40 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 131000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain showers. Lows 45 TO 50. Southeast
winds 21 to 26 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of
showers near 100 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
70 TO 75. South winds 14 to 19 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 50 TO 55. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. South winds 5 to 9 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. Southeast winds 12 to 17 mph.
Chance of  precipitation 70 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
75 TO 80. Southwest winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around
30 mph. Chance of  showers 20 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. West winds 11 to
16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. West winds 6 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 50 TO 55. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers. Highs 65 TO 70.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers 30 percent.

$$

MNZ041>045-049>053-201215-
Douglas-Todd-Morrison-Mille Lacs-Kanabec-Stearns-Benton-Sherburne-
Isanti-Chisago-
Including the cities of Alexandria, Long Prairie, Little Falls,
Princeton, Mora, St Cloud, Foley, Elk River, Cambridge,
and Center City
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain showers until 2200. Areas of
                    frost after 2300 until 0300, then widespread
                    frost. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........92-97 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of frost until 0800.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........34-39 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 6 mph shifting to the east in
                    the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........13 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 35000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........82-87 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 6 to 11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers until
                    1600, then rain showers likely. Chance of
                    showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........46-51 percent.
20-foot winds.......Breezy. East winds 23 to 28 mph with gusts to
                    around 45 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........2 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.20 to 0.30 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4200 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 35 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 144000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Rain showers. Lows 45 TO 50. East winds
22 to 27 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of  showers near
100 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 65 TO 70. Southeast winds 15 to
20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 45 TO 50. South winds 8 to
13 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. Southwest winds 5 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50 TO 55. East winds 7 to
12 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southwest winds 13 to 18 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. West winds 13 to
18 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. West winds 7 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. North winds 6 to
11 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 65 TO 70. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MNZ059>063-068>070-201215-
Wright-Hennepin-Anoka-Ramsey-Washington-Carver-Scott-Dakota-
Including the cities of Monticello, Minneapolis, Blaine, St Paul,
Stillwater, Chaska, Shakopee, and Hastings
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2200, then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain showers until 2300. Areas of
                    frost after 2400. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph shifting to the northwest 5 to 7 mph
                    after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Scattered None.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of frost until 0800.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low.
Hours of sun........12 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .
Mixing height.......Around 6100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Northeast around 8 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 50000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy until 0100, then mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....42-47.
Max humidity........78-83 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers until
                    1300, then rain showers. Chance of showers 90
                    percent.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........53-58 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 19 to 24 mph with gusts to around 35
                    mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low.
Hours of sun........1 Hour.
Chance of Precipitation.......Widespread 0.30 to 0.50 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 3800 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....East around 35 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 136000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Rain showers. Lows 45 TO 50. East winds 18 to
23 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of  showers near
100 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation
50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers.
Lows 50 TO 55. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
70 TO 75. Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Rain showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows
55 TO 60. Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph. Chance of  precipitation
80 percent.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 40 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. West winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 70 TO 75. West winds 7 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. North winds 5 to
9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
65 TO 70. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.

$$

WIZ014>016-023>028-201215-
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
313 PM CDT Sun May 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy until 2400, then partly cloudy.
                    Rain showers likely until 2100. chance of snow
                    showers until 0200. chance of rain showers
                    after 2100 until 0200. Areas of frost after
                    0100 until 0300, then widespread frost. Chance
                    of precipitation 70 percent.
Min temperature.....31-36.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph decreasing to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of trace to 0.05 inch amounts.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of frost until 0800.
Max temperature.....56-61.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
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.....Northeast around 10 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 56000 or good (Ave 12-6 PM).

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....37-42.
Max humidity........81-86 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 5 to 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chance of Precipitation.......None .

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers after
                    1000 until 1600, then rain showers likely.
                    Chance of showers 70 percent.
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........43-48 percent.
20-foot winds.......East winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate.
Hours of sun........3 Hours.
Chance of Precipitation.......Areas of 0.10 to 0.20 inch amounts.
Mixing height.......Around 4100 ft agl (Ave 12-6 PM).
Transport winds.....Southeast around 32 mph (Ave 12-6 pm).
Smoke dispersal.....Around 132000 or excellent (Ave 12-6 PM).


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 TO 50. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of  showers 50 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs 65 TO 70. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of  precipitation
40 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows 50 TO 55. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of  precipitation 30 percent.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 75 TO 80. Southwest winds 5 to
8 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 TO 60. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs 75 TO 80. Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph
with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of  precipitation 50 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 50 TO 55. West winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 70 TO 75. West winds 6 to 11 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 TO 50. Northwest winds
5 to 9 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain showers. Highs
65 TO 70. Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph. Chance of  showers
20 percent.

$$



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