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
731 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

.DISCUSSION...
WHILE RH IS STILL QUITE LOW EARLY THIS EVENING OVER NORTHWESTERN
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEASTERN NORTH DAKOTA...MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE
TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT...LEADING TO IMPROVING CONDITIONS.

MINIMAL FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS
WITH INCREASING MOISTURE LEVELS AND BETTER CHANCES FOR MORE
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL.

MNZ001>005-007-008-013>015-029-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026>030-038-
039-049-052>054-060930-
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-KITTSON-ROSEAU-WEST MARSHALL-EAST MARSHALL-
PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-WILKIN-TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-
BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH-EDDY-NELSON-GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-
TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-WESTERN WALSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROOKSTON...EAST GRAND FORKS...
HALSTAD...MOORHEAD...HALLOCK...ROSEAU...WARREN...NEWFOLDEN...
THIEF RIVER FALLS...RED LAKE FALLS...FOSSTON...BRECKENRIDGE...
CANDO...LANGDON...CAVALIER...MADDOCK...LEEDS...DEVILS LAKE...
GRAFTON...NEW ROCKFORD...LAKOTA...GRAND FORKS...COOPERSTOWN...
FINLEY...MAYVILLE...VALLEY CITY...FARGO...LISBON...GWINNER...
WAHPETON...ADAMS
731 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......51 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 68100 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ006-009-016-017-022-023-060930-
LAKE OF THE WOODS-NORTH BELTRAMI-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-
MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAUDETTE...RED LAKE...BAGLEY...
BEMIDJI...MAHNOMEN...LAKE ITASCA
731 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
                    OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......52 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 61300 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 30
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.30 TO 0.40 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

MNZ024-027-028-030>032-040-060930-
HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-EAST BECKER-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-
WADENA-GRANT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PARK RAPIDS...DETROIT LAKES...
WOLF LAKE...FERGUS FALLS...NEW YORK MILLS...WADENA...ELBOW LAKE
731 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......48 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 95000 KNOT-FT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 30 TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT HIGHER.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.


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

$$

JAM





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