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FNUS53 KGRR 241923
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SOME SHOWERS ON SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN SHOWERS WILL SLOWLY ENCROACH UPON WEST MICHIGAN TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY ALTHOUGH ONLY LIGHT AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED MOST PLACES. THE
STEADIER RAIN WILL BE ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN. THEN
FAIR WEATHER RETURNS FOR SUNDAY AND MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

MIZ037>039-043>045-250815-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-32.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3500-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    700-1200 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5300-5800 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...2100-2600 FT AGL
                    DECREASING TO 0-400 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4800-5300 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1600-2100 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-600 (FAIR TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 38-43
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 12
                    PERCENT WETTER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-250815-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1300 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-500 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-250815-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 9 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1300 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    UNTIL 1100...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
                    1400...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......38 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.......4600-5100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4800-5300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.02-0.61 IN.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-800 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-4300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-250815-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.22 IN.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-250815-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AFTER 2300.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST 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.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.01-0.46 IN.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

$$

OSTUNO






000
FNUS53 KGRR 240746
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SUNNY AND MUCH DRIER...

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WILL BRING MUCH
DRIER AIR INTO THE AREA ALONG WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE. TEMPERATURES
WILL ALSO BE A BIT MILDER. SOUTHERN AREAS WILL SEE A CHANCE OF RAIN
MOVE IN LATE TONIGHT AND DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY AS A SYSTEM TRIES
TO MOVE TOWARD THE AREA. CONDITIONS WILL DRY BACK OUT FOR SUNDAY AS
NORTHERLY WINDS AND DRIER AIR MOVE BACK IN.


MIZ037>039-043>045-242030-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5000-5500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 0700...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........77 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 83-88 PERCENT
                    INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......22 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    UNCHANGED INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...3500-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    700-1200 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5300-5800 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-242030-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1300 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600-700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-242030-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    5100-5600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 8 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1300 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4800-5300 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.25 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-242030-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 9 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 11 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...700-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-242030-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
346 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......15 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......25 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 0100...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 8 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......15 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.19 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.



$$








000
FNUS53 KGRR 231932
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...DRY AND SUNNY FOR FRIDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
THE SUN WILL FINALLY RETURN TO LOWER MICHIGAN ON FRIDAY ALONG
WITH VERY LOW HUMIDITY. AFTER THE DRYING ON FRIDAY THE WEATHER
WILL TAKE A TURN FOR THE WETTER ON SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
TRACKS ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY.

MIZ037>039-043>045-240830-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1100-1600 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4400-4900 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1200-1700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4100-4600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-3400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.10 IN.


$$

MIZ040-046-240830-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2200-2700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000-1500 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-400 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500-6000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.05 IN.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-240830-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1400-1900 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2900-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-700
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-400 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 26-31
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 10
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4600-5100 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.02 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    UNTIL 1400. RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......33 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.08-0.33 IN.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-240830-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 25.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1400 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400-1900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    UNTIL 1400. CHANCE OF RAIN.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......38 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 26
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-500 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.04-0.18 IN.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-240830-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
332 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
   24 HR TREND......13 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...200-500 (FAIR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    UNTIL 1400...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......38 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...300-400 (GOOD TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.12-0.29 IN.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO
13 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 9 TO
14 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 7 TO
12 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

$$

OSTUNO







000
FNUS53 KGRR 230756
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...DRYING OUT WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURES...

.DISCUSSION...
A FEW LEFT OVER SNOW SHOWERS/FLURRIES ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING
WILL DIMINISH BY THIS AFTERNOON. CLOUDS WILL BREAK UP WITH SOME
SUNSHINE LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. DRY WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED ON
FRIDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE MOVING OVERHEAD. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
OF RAIN DEVELOPING ACROSS THE SOUTH ON SATURDAY AS A SYSTEM SCOOTS
BY TO OUR SOUTH.

MIZ037>039-043>045-232015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 35-40
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 20
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6100-6600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1500 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....19-24.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1100-1600 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4400-4900 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1200-1700 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 24-29
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 11
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-3600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4100-4600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...400 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-232015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL 1400.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2200-2700 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-232015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    FLURRIES UNTIL 1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6100-6600 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1400-1900 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2900-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-700
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-400 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    4600-5100 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-232015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). CHANCE OF FLURRIES UNTIL
                    1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7300-7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1700 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 900-1400 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500 (GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-232015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
356 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). CHANCE OF FLURRIES UNTIL
                    1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......20 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200-7700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 9 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-900 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...500-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 50.
EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 7 TO
12 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.



$$








000
FNUS53 KGRR 221936
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

...CONTINUED COLD WITH A FEW SNOW SHOWERS...

.DISCUSSION...
COLD WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING BUT THE SNOW
SHOWERS WILL BE WINDING DOWN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK BUT NO SIGNIFICANT
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED.

MIZ037>039-043>045-230815-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 87-92
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    UNCHANGED INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 39-44
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
   24 HR TREND......
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6000-6500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1200-1700 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...4200-4700 FT AGL DECREASING TO
                    1100-1600 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    3500-4000 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...800-900 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-230815-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 1400 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1500...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700-6200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1600-2100 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 300 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
   24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-230815-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 0600...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. PATCHY FROST AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT) UNTIL 1600...THEN
                    SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6000-6500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN...1300-1800 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND...2500-3000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-700
                    FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...0-300 (POOR TO GOOD).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-230815-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 0500...THEN
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. PATCHY FROST AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1400...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 26.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600-1100 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 100 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-230815-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
336 PM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SCATTERED SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. PATCHY FROST AFTER 0200.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2100-2600 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST 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.......6500-7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1600-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST
                    AFTER 0200.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000-5500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-600 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 0 (POOR)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1000 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 6 TO
11 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S.

$$

OSTUNO






000
FNUS53 KGRR 220755
FWFGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

...ANOTHER COOL AND SHOWERY DAY TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
THE WEATHER TODAY WILL BE GENERALLY SIMILAR TO THE WEATHER DURING
THE DAY ON TUESDAY. PLENTY OF CLOUD COVER...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...
AND BREEZY AND COOL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED. CONDITIONS WILL
SLOWLY IMPROVE BEGINNING ON THURSDAY WITH LESS OF A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND A MODERATING TRENDS EXPECTED FOR TEMPERATURES.

MIZ037>039-043>045-222015-
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...BALDWIN...REED CITY...HART...
FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-7300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    8000-8500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2400 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.07 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-30.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 87-92
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    UNCHANGED INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1200-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES
                    OR FLURRIES.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 39-44
                    PERCENT INLAND.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 7
                    PERCENT DRIER INLAND.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-5600 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6000-6500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300-1400 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ040-046-222015-
CLARE-ISABELLA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARE...MOUNT PLEASANT
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......23 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7700-8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1800 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2400 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.07 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 1400 (EXCELLENT)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.04 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SPRINKLES OR FLURRIES AFTER 1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.
   24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1400-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ050-056-064-071-222015-
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MUSKEGON...JENISON...HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700-7200 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    7900-8400 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1700 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2500 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2400...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 1400...THEN A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES
                    OR FLURRIES.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT UNTIL MIDDAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......1 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5300-5800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND
                    6000-6500 FT AGL INLAND.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ051-052-057>059-222015-
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...
ST. JOHNS
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
   24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900-8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2500 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.06 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL 0200. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 29.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...900-1200 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 1700...THEN
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SPRINKLES OR FLURRIES AFTER 1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1500-1600 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$

MIZ065>067-072>074-222015-
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HASTINGS...CHARLOTTE...LANSING...
KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...JACKSON
355 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400-7900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1900 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 2500 (EXCELLENT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.03 IN.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
   24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT WETTER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2100-2600 FT AGL
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
VENTILATION INDEX...1300 (EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO 400 (GOOD)
                    OVERNIGHT.
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) UNTIL 1900...THEN
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SPRINKLES OR
                    FLURRIES AFTER 1400.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
   24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT DRIER.
WIND(20FT/10-MIN)...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500-7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.
VENTILATION INDEX...1600-1800 (EXCELLENT).
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FROST OVERNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
9 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.



$$








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