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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...DRY TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...TEMPS WILL END UP A BIT COOLER THIS AFTERNOON AS WINDS
TURN TO THE NORTHEAST. MIN RH VALUES THOUGH WILL STILL BE LOW...IN THE
20S. RAIN WILL MOVE OVER LOWER MICHIGAN SUNDAY MORNING.




MIZ037>039-043>045-182015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4300-4800 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...2200-2700 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4200-4700 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    700-1200 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.22 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-182015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS AROUND 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AROUND 13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1400 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.17 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-182015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6500-7000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.20-0.52 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-182015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1500...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AFTER 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.31 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-182015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
343 AM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......28 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.18-0.50 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS
9 TO 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 11 TO
16 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.



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