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
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Skies will become partly to mostly sunny today. Winds will be in the
10 to 15 mph range with some gusts around 20 mph. Minimum relative
humidity values today will be between 40 and 45 percent though some
locations could drop into the 35-40 percent range mid afternoon.
Sunny skies and dry conditions on Thursday. Minimum relative humidity
values will be in the 30 to 35 percent range but could drop into the
25-30 percent range mid afternoon. Winds will be from the west in the
5 to 10 mph range Thursday. Mainly dry conditions expected through
the weekend with only some small chances for light rain on Friday.


MIZ077>081-252015-
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
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 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 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

$$

INZ003>005-012-014-252015-
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
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 /308 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....45-60.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees cooler.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 3400 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northwest winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

$$

INZ006>009-252015-
Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb-
Including the cities of Lagrange, Topeka, Shipshewana, Angola,
Fremont, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, and Garrett
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......West winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph shifting to the north around 5 mph after midnight.

$$

OHZ001-002-004-005-252015-
Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-
Including the cities of Bryan, Montpelier, Edgerton, Wauseon,
Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon,
Deshler, and Liberty Center
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5200 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.

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

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds
5 to 15 mph.

$$

INZ013-015-020-022-023-252015-
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
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 /308 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018/

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 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..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 1300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Northwest winds
around 5 mph shifting to the west around 10 mph after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around
10 mph.

$$

INZ016>018-252015-
Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone,
Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and New Haven
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....55-60.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....30-35.
   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 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 600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).
Vent Rate Category..Marginal.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

$$

INZ024>027-252015-
Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-
Including the cities of Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington,
Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, and Berne
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......30 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 4800 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......10 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 500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 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 4700 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$

INZ032>034-252015-
Grant-Blackford-Jay-
Including the cities of Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City,
Montpelier, Portland, and Dunkirk
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 20 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....35-40.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
   24 hr trend......15 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East 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 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds around
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

OHZ015-016-024-025-252015-
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
408 AM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....57-62.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
   24 hr trend......25 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......North winds 10 to 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 (very low).
Vent Rate Category..Good.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 5000 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min temperature.....32-37.
   24 hr trend......15 degrees cooler.
Max humidity........90-95 percent.
   24 hr trend......20 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......East winds around 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Vent Rate Category..Poor.
Precip Amount.......None.
Mixing Height.......Around 300 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....60-65.
   24 hr trend......Little change.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
20-foot winds.......Southeast 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 4600 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 60. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
15 mph.

$$



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