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
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RAIN ON THE WAY...

.DISCUSSION...RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA FROM SOUTH TO NORTH SUNDAY
BRINGING ALL AREAS A SOAKING RAIN FROM MID AFTERNOON UNTIL AROUND
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY. IT WILL BE WINDY SUNDAY
WITH EAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTY.


MIZ037>039-043>045-190815-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 68-73
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 20
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...900-1400 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3900-4400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-900
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-600 (FAIR TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1400 UNTIL 1700...THEN RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3100-3600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.07-0.37 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS AROUND 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.44-0.96 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...2100-2600 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2300-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    5100-5600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 1100 (EXCELLENT) IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.08 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-190815-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-500 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1400 UNTIL 1700...THEN RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 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.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05-0.24 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AROUND 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.42-0.67 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.19 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-190815-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-500 (POOR 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......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 27
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    2700-3200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.26-0.64 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS AROUND 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 20 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.23-0.90 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......26 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...2700-3200 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2300-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO
                    4800-5300 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-900 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06-0.21 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-190815-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-400 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER 1100 UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......29 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.16-0.56 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.28-0.82 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.23 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-190815-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
242 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-500 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......19 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......36 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 28
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.28-0.64 IN.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.17-0.48 IN.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 900 (EXCELLENT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.05-0.27 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

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



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