Huron/Manistee National Forest Forecast

APX AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

.DISCUSSION...
VERY PLEASANT WEATHER WITH SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE RULE 
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. ONLY SMALL AREAS OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN 
WILL SEE THE POSSIBILITY OF AN ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN SHOWER...MAINLY 
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

TEMPERATURES BETWEEN THE LOW 70S TO NEAR 80 DEGREES WILL CONTINUE
THIS AFTERNOON AS RELATIVE HUMIDITIES REMAIN BETWEEN THE UPPER 30S
TO MIDDLE 40S ACROSS THE AREA. TOMORROW...HIGH TEMPERATURE ARE
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM THE MID TO UPPER 70S AS RHS BOTTOM OUT
IN THE 40S...WITH ONLY A FEW ISOLATED SPOTS DIPPING INTO THE UPPER
30S.


FORECAST

PRESQUE ISLE...ALPENA...ALCONA...IOSCO AND ARENAC
COUNTIES...INCLUDING EASTERN HURON NF-
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF 
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2000. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS 
                    UNTIL 2200. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0200. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54...EXCEPT 56-61 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 
                    AROUND 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG UNTIL 
                    1200. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80...EXCEPT 63-68 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT...EXCEPT 60-65 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........FAIR (270). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3 TO 6 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN 
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2000. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55...EXCEPT 57-62 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (0). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 
                    AROUND 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN. 

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81...EXCEPT 68-73 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT...EXCEPT 53-58 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........GOOD (430). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 6 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 


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CRAWFORD...OSCODA...ROSCOMMON...OGEMAW AND GLADWIN
COUNTIES...INCLUDING WESTERN HURON NF-
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF 
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2000. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS 
                    UNTIL 2200. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0200. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG UNTIL 
                    1200. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........GOOD (340). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 3 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN 
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2000. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND 
                    3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN. 

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84. 
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........GOOD (530). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 6 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 


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MANISTEE...WEXFORD AND MISSAUKEE COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE
NORTHERN QUARTER OF MANISTEE NF-
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF 
                    THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 
                    2000. PATCHY FOG AFTER 0200. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING 
                    LIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (0). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 
                    AROUND 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG UNTIL 
                    1200. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER 1200. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84...EXCEPT 68-73 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT...EXCEPT 56-61 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER...EXCEPT 7 PERCENT DRIER ALONG 
                    THE COAST. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........GOOD (380). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE 
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN 
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 2000. 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (0). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 
                    AROUND 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN. 

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85...EXCEPT 70-75 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT...EXCEPT 54-59 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER...EXCEPT 4 PERCENT WETTER ALONG 
                    THE COAST. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........GOOD (590). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 


EXTENDED FORECAST


.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. 

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MG




SOUTHERN THREE-QUARTERS OF THE MANISTEE NATIONAL FOREST

.DISCUSSION...THE WEATHER WILL BE WARM SATURDAY.  STRONG

SUNSHINE AND LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED.  THERE COULD BE AN

ISOLATED STORM OR TWO.  AFTER THE EVENING STORMS TODAY...IT

WILL BE DRY.


FORECAST



MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...

FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS

338 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014



.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). 

MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56. 

   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 

MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS. 

HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 

                    FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......7200-7700 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...300-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT). 

PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 



.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS 

                    AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 1200. 

CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT. 

MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83. 

   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 

MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 6 MPH IN THE 

                    AFTERNOON. 

HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 

                    FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...6100-6600 FT AGL 

                    INCREASING TO 8200-8700 FT AGL IN THE 

                    AFTERNOON. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...8400-8900 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD). 

PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN. 



.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). 

MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57. 

   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 

MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS. 

HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 

                    FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......8400-8900 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD). 

PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 



.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). 

MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86. 

   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER. 

MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN 

                    THE AFTERNOON. 

HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 

                    FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......6100-6600 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT). 

PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 





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EXTENDED FORECAST



.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. 

.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH

SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT. 

.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH

SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT. 

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. 

.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND

THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. 

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. 







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