201  
FNUS73 KDTX 290757  
FWSDTX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FISH POINTE 3...MDNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI  
357 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EDT ON APRIL 29.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE SLIDING THROUGH ONTARIO SHOULD KEEP  
THE THUMB REGION DRY MUCH OF TODAY. CANNOT RULE OUT A LIGHT  
SHOWER DURING THE VERY LATE AFTERNOON (AFTER 4PM), BUT BETTER  
CHANCES FOR RAIN LOOK TO HOLD OFF UNTIL MID OR EVEN LATE EVENING.  
RAIN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. WINDS SHOULD BE FROM THE  
NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON, WITH GUSTS NOT EXPECTED  
TO EXCEED 15 TO 20 MPH.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER 4PM.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-50.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FEET AGL AROUND 9AM...RISING TO 3200 FEET  
AGL BY LATE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 10 TO 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (20000-30000 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%)..........69 63 57 55 53 51 55 60 65  
WEATHER COV...... SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE..... RW RW  
TSTM COV.........  
TEMP.............43 42 43 43 43 43 45 46 47  
RH...............73 72 69 64 61 59 56 54 55  
EYE LVL WND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
EYE LVL WND SPD..8 8 10 11 12 12 11 11 12  
EYE LVL WND GST..15 15 15 15 15 15 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)....1.7 2.0 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.2 3.1  
TRANSP WIND DIR..N N N N NE NE NE NE NE  
TRANSP WIND SPD..15 15 14 13 10 10 10 12 13  
HAINES INDEX.....2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4  
VRATE KT-FT/1000.30 30 30 30 30 20 20 30 30  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS  
EXPECTED IN THE MID TO LATE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%)..........70 79 85 92 99 96  
WEATHER COV......S CHC DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE  
WEATHER TYPE.....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV.........  
TEMP.............47 45 45 45 45 43  
RH...............63 68 67 68 75 84  
EYE LEVEL WIND...NE 9 E 8 NE 11 NE 13 NE 12 E 12  
EYE LVL WND GST..20 20 25 30 25 25  
 

 
FORECASTER...OROW  
REQUESTED BY...DON KLINGLER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707984.0/DTX  
.EMAIL KLINGLERD@MICHIGAN.GOV  
 
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