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
306 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

EXTREMELY DRY FOR ANOTHER 48 TO 60 HOURS WITH HIGH PRESSURE
INITIALLY SETTLING OVER THE REGION ON MONDAY. LIGHT WINDS UNDER
THE HIGH WILL PRECLUDE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER RISKS. TUESDAY WILL
SEE AN INTRODUCTION OF A RETURN SOUTHEAST FLOW WITH WIND SPEEDS
RISING TO 15 OR 20 MPH AS MOISTURE GRADUALLY INCREASES. AFTER THAT
THE SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL COMMENCE BY WEDNESDAY...WITH SOME
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO
THURSDAY AND PERHAPS THROUGH FRIDAY. PRELIMINARY RAINFALL
ESTIMATES FOR THE ENTIRE PERIOD...AND THESE ARE ONLY ROUGHED OUT
AT THIS EARLY POINT...WOULD BE THREE QUARTERS TO ONE AND A QUARTER
INCHES OF WELL NEEDED MOISTURE.


NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-054-040930-
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
306 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 72900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

NDZ038-039-049-052-053-040930-
BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...
GWINNER...WAHPETON
306 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...11.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 46900 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...8.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ001-004>009-013>017-040930-
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
306 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...13.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 67400 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 9800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-040930-
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
306 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...12.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 53900 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT
                    (AROUND 68000 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT LOWER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

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