Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND...NW AND WC MN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
726 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...AMENDED FOR OBSERVED MORNING HAINES INDICES...

...BISMARCK IS 4 (LOW)...
...INTERNATIONAL FALLS IS 2 (VERY LOW)...
...ABERDEEN IS UNAVAILABLE...


.DISCUSSION...

CLOUDY WITH STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING THIS MORNING AS RAIN
SHOWERS BRING MUCH NEEDED MOISTURE TO THE AREA. HIGHS IN THE 50S
WITH MIN RHS IN THE 40S WEST WHERE RAIN ENDS SOONER TO 70S EAST. RAIN
SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO THE EVENING AND A RAIN SNOW MIX IS
POSSIBLE OVER NIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN VALLEY AND NW MINNESOTA
INTO MONDAY. TOTAL PRECIPITATION WILL RANGE FROM A TENTH TO A
QUARTER OF AN INCH WITH A FEW ISOLATED SPOTS SEEING UP TO HALF AN
INCH.

LINGERING RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EAST ON MONDAY WITH A DRY
AND COOL REST OF WEEK.

NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-192130-
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...
LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...
GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...FINLEY...MAYVILLE...ADAMS
611 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......35 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 25 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 114600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 150000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-192130-
BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...
GWINNER...WAHPETON
611 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......20 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 138800 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP
                    TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 150000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 40
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-192130-
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...MAHNOMEN...
LAKE ITASCA...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...WOLF LAKE...
BRECKENRIDGE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...
ELBOW LAKE
611 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......41 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 63100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (AROUND 119700 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 25
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH
                    THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
                    OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 147100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-192130-
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALLOCK...ROSEAU...BAUDETTE...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...RED LAKE...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BAGLEY...BEMIDJI
611 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......18 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........67-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......56 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 48700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 92600 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 121600 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 35 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.

$$











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