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FNUS73 KGRR 241151
FWSGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR FIRE WHEEL UNIT  2...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
751 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MAINLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY...ALTHOUGH WE
WILL TRY TO CLEAR OUR AFTER ABOUT 400 PM. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE
FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 KNOTS TODAY. CLOUDS WILL MOVE BACK
IN LATE TONIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THE CLOUDS WILL LINGER INTO
SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE CLEARING OUT ONCE AGAIN SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. THE FRONT SHOULD PASS THROUGH DRY...BUT THERE MAY BE A FEW
SPRINKLES SATURDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY FROM THE
NORTHWEST ON SATURDAY AT 10 TO 20 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........52 AT IGNITION...MAX 58.
RH..................89 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10
                    MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2500-3000
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-300 (POOR TO GOOD).

TIME (EDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........89     84     81     74     67
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............51     54     57     57     54
RH..............89     82     75     75     80
20 FT WIND......SW 6   SW 9   SW 10  SW 10  SW 10
20 FT GUST......       10
HAINES INDEX....2      3      3      3      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1100 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR TO POOR).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 60.
RH..................MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO 14 TO 22 MPH
                    LATE IN THE DAY.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-2600 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100-500 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 200-600
                    (FAIR TO EXCELLENT) LATE IN THE DAY.

$$
FORECASTER...DUKE
REQUESTED BY...TRAVIS WILTSE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.FIREW.01/GRR








000
FNUS73 KGRR 231149
FWSGRR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR RIVERSIDE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
749 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL BURN OFF THIS MORNING
LEAVING A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY FOR A TIME. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL BRING A FEW LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS INTO THE AREA
TONIGHT...WITH AN INCREASE IN HIGH CLOUDS THIS AFTERNOON.  RAINFALL
AMOUNTS SHOULD BE QUITE LIGHT...LESS THAN 0.05. OTHERWISE DRY
WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE
MIDDLE 50S.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). AREAS OF DENSE
                    FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........42 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
RH..................85 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 1800-2300
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-200 (POOR TO FAIR).

TIME (EDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........39     44     50     68     86
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     48     53     54     51
RH..............85     73     66     64     71
20 FT WIND......SE 9   S 10   S 10   S 10   SE 9
20 FT GUST......10            15            10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 43.
RH..................MAX 96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 7 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1700 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100-200 (POOR TO FAIR).

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58.
RH..................MIN 72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-1600 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100 (POOR).

$$
FORECASTER...DUKE
REQUESTED BY...NOLAN BUCKINGHAM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.RIVER.01/GRR








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