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
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.DISCUSSION...

Rain and thunderstorms along and north of the Michigan state line
will gradually exit this morning. Otherwise, rain-free for much of
today. Areas of fog and clouds to start the day will gave way to some
afternoon sunshine. Breezy, but with more showers and storms
tomorrow.


INZ003>005-012-014-222015-
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
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020 /353 AM CDT Thu Oct 22 2020/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance
                    of showers in the morning. Chance of showers 50
                    percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers after
                    midnight. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance
                    of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
                    in the afternoon. Precipitation 80
                    percent.
Max temperature.....65-70.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 1 in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. North winds 5 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely through the day. Highs
around 50. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows around 40. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the northwest after midnight.

$$

INZ006>009-222015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight
                    chance of showers in the morning. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in
the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the day. Highs in
the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-222015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight
                    chance of showers in the morning. Chance of
                    showers 20 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph shifting to the south
                    around 10 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.26-0.50 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-222015-
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
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of dense fog in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......25 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight. Chance of showers 20 percent.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....65-75.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. North winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the day. Highs in
the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the west after midnight.

$$

INZ016>018-222015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the day. Highs in
the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight.

$$

INZ024>027-222015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of dense fog in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1100 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....70-75.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40.
North winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the day. Highs in
the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight.

$$

INZ032>034-222015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of dense fog in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......20 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........65-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    west in the afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40.
North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Lows in
the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
after midnight.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-222015-
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
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....75-80.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........60-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................3.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Very good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40.
North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely through the night.
Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 50. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight.

$$

MIZ077>081-222015-
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
453 AM EDT Thu Oct 22 2020

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly sunny. Patchy fog
                    in the morning. Chance of showers in the
                    morning. Chance of showers 50 percent.
Max temperature.....65-75.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent wetter.
20-foot winds.......Southeast winds around 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........2 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Fair.
Precip Amount.......0.06-0.10 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers after
                    midnight. Chance of showers 40 percent.
Min temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees warmer.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
20-foot winds.......South winds 15 to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.01-0.05 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 1500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....South around 30 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day.
                    Showers in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 80 percent.
Max temperature.....65-75.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southwest winds around 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................3 decreasing to 2 late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......0.11-0.25 in.
Mixing Height.......Around 2200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 25 mph.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in
the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely through the day. Highs
around 50. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Patchy fog. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. Lows around 40. East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to
the northwest after midnight.

$$



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