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
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...SHOWERS...

.DISCUSSION...SHOWERS AND COOLER WEATHER WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT.




MIZ037>039-043>045-202015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......14 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......50 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO WEST AROUND
                    25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 1000 (EXCELLENT) IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.22 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) UNTIL 0600...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.05 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY UNTIL
                    1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 50-55
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 15
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST 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.......5300-5800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6700-7200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2300-2600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.07-0.14 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-202015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......34 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 26 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.10 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 29 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6900-7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...2500-2800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.12 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-202015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......16 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......38 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    2700-3200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.23 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN UNTIL 0500.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1100 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 17 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 29
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400-6900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    8700-9200 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...3600-4000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.09 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-202015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......31 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1100-1300 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.09-0.20 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN UNTIL 0500.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 33
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500-8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 35 TO 40 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...3400-3700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........AROUND 0.10 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-202015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
329 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY
                    UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
                    1700...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 31 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.19 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-4200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 19 TO 24 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 33
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9800-10300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 40 TO 45 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...4200 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 4700 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.10 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS
9 TO 14 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.



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