Huron/Manistee National Forest Forecast

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.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE IN CONTROL THROUGH TONIGHT...RESULTING IN 
PRECIPITATION FREE AND COOL CONDITIONS. ON WEDNESDAY...A WEAK 
DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS 
BEFORE CONDITIONS IMPROVE AGAIN FOR THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.


FORECAST

PRESQUE ISLE...ALPENA...ALCONA...IOSCO AND ARENAC
COUNTIES...INCLUDING EASTERN HURON NF-
645 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65. 
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (760). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 12 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46...EXCEPT 49-54 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER. 
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT...EXCEPT 81-86 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 12 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67...EXCEPT AROUND 60 NEAR THE COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT...EXCEPT 62-67 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (1430). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7300 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 
                    AROUND 18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN. 


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CRAWFORD...OSCODA...ROSCOMMON...OGEMAW AND GLADWIN
COUNTIES...INCLUDING WESTERN HURON NF-
645 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG UNTIL 
                    0800. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65. 
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (730). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......6100 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 12 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT). 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44. 
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. 
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 9 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67. 
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........47-52 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (1200). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 15 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN. 


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MANISTEE...WEXFORD AND MISSAUKEE COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE
NORTHERN QUARTER OF MANISTEE NF-
645 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG UNTIL 
                    0800. 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64. 
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT...EXCEPT 53-58 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........EXCELLENT (600). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 12 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT). 
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46. 
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED...EXCEPT 5 DEGREES WARMER NEAR THE 
                    COAST. 
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT. 
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER. 
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. 
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED 
                    FIRE GROWTH. 
VENT RATE...........POOR (10). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). 
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65. 
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER. 
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT...EXCEPT 65-70 PERCENT ALONG THE 
                    COAST. 
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER...EXCEPT 14 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...........EXCELLENT (950). 
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL. 
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 9 TO 15 MPH. 
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE. 


EXTENDED FORECAST


.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FROST. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FROST. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 

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SOUTHERN THREE-QUARTERS OF THE MANISTEE NATIONAL FOREST

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY

LEADING TO A DRY PATTERN.  FOG THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY

GIVE WAY TO MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES FOR THE AFTERNOON.


FORECAST



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

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

FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS

337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014



.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT) UNTIL 1200...THEN SUNNY 

                    (20-30 PERCENT). WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG UNTIL 

                    1100. 

MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61. 

   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER. 

MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......44 PERCENT DRIER. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 9 MPH IN THE 

                    AFTERNOON. 

HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 

                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL. 

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

VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT). 

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



.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT). 

MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 41-46 INLAND. 

   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 3 

                    DEGREES WARMER INLAND. 

MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING 

                    BECOMING LIGHT. 

HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME 

                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT). 

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



.WEDNESDAY...

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

MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64. 

   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER. 

MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT. 

   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER. 

WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. 

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

                    FIRE GROWTH. 

MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL. 

TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH. 

VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT). 

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





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EXTENDED FORECAST



.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS

5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH OVERNIGHT. 

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 6 TO

11 MPH. 

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST

WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 7 TO

12 MPH. 

.FRIDAY NIGHT...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS

IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. 

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

HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH. 

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS

LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. 

.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY. HIGHS AROUND

70. 

.SUNDAY NIGHT...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. 

.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. 







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