596  
FNUS53 KFGF 260939  
FWFFGF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND, NW AND WC MN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE TO THE FARGO AREA LATE  
TODAY AND THEN ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA TONIGHT. AN AREA OF  
WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR TODAY, HEAVIEST SOUTHEASTERN NORTH  
DAKOTA INTO THE BEMIDJI MN AREA. THE PRECIPITATION WILL LIGHTEN UP  
AND SPREAD NORTH LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A MIX OF SLEET, FREEZING  
RAIN, AND SNOW EARLY TODAY WILL BECOME PREDOMINATELY LIGHT SNOW OR  
DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION POTENTIAL IS HIGHLY  
VARIABLE AND WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES IN THE AREA FROM  
LISBON/FORMAN THRU FARGO TO THE BEMIDJI AREA. ACCUMULATION WILL  
VARY DEPENDING ON SURFACE/SOIL TEMPERATURES AND TYPE.  
 
LINGERING LIGHT PRECIPITATION INTO THURSDAY OVER PARTS OF  
NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA, OTHERWISE ANOTHER CLOUDY DAY.  
 
MUCH IMPROVING WEATHER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS SUNSHINE RETURNS AS  
WE BEGIN TO SLOWLY WARM UP AND DRY OUT.  
 
HOWEVER...LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY WILL SEE ANOTHER LARGE STORM  
SYSTEM MOVE INTO MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN AND THE WESTERN SHIELD  
OF RAIN AND SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM MAY IMPACT FERGUS FALLS TO  
BEMIDJI AREA. EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA MAY MISS ANY PRECIPITATION WITH  
THIS FEATURE, BUT SEE RAIN SHOWER CHANCES INCREASE NEXT TUESDAY.  
 
NDZ049-052-053-262130-  
RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LISBON, ENDERLIN, GWINNER, MILNOR,  
FORMAN, RUTLAND, AND WAHPETON  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW, MAINLY FORMAN TO LISBON. LIGHT  
RAIN AND SNOW MIXED IN RICHLAND COUNTY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 72700 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND FREEZING  
DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 87700 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NDZ030-038-039-262130-  
TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MAYVILLE, HILLSBORO, HATTON, PORTLAND,  
VALLEY CITY, AND FARGO  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING  
RAIN.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 73800 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
24 HR TREND......10 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 90000 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NDZ027>029-262130-  
GRAND FORKS-GRIGGS-STEELE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GRAND FORKS, COOPERSTOWN, FINLEY,  
AND HOPE  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN  
SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........78-83 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 69800 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......24 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 103600 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-054-262130-  
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-  
NELSON-WESTERN WALSH COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CANDO, LANGDON, CAVALIER, WALHALLA,  
DRAYTON, PEMBINA, NECHE, ST. THOMAS, FORT TOTTEN, MADDOCK, LEEDS,  
MINNEWAUKAN, DEVILS LAKE, GRAFTON, PARK RIVER, NEW ROCKFORD,  
LAKOTA, MCVILLE, ANETA, TOLNA, EDINBURG, ADAMS, AND LANKIN  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62-67 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 62300 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89-94 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...9.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 106300 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 20 TO 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ001-004>009-013-014-262130-  
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-  
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CROOKSTON, EAST GRAND FORKS, HALLOCK,  
KARLSTAD, LANCASTER, ROSEAU, WARROAD, GREENBUSH, BAUDETTE,  
WARREN, STEPHEN, ARGYLE, NEWFOLDEN, MIDDLE RIVER, GRYGLA,  
RED LAKE, REDBY, PONEMAH, THIEF RIVER FALLS, AND RED LAKE FALLS  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 70100 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-27.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE  
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 122400 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ002-003-015>017-022-023-027-262130-  
NORMAN-CLAY-EAST POLK-NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-MAHNOMEN-  
SOUTH CLEARWATER-WEST BECKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ADA, TWIN VALLEY, HALSTAD, MOORHEAD,  
FOSSTON, FERTILE, MCINTOSH, ERSKINE, BAGLEY, CLEARBROOK, BEMIDJI,  
MAHNOMEN, NAYTAHWAUSH, WAUBUN, ALIDA, EBRO, LAKE ITASCA,  
LONG LOST LAKE, LOWER RICE LAKE, ROY LAKE, UPPER RICE LAKE,  
AND DETROIT LAKES  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING  
RAIN.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.20 TO 0.30 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 56300 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT  
(AROUND 63100 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY, A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 119000 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ024-028-031-032-262130-  
HUBBARD-EAST BECKER-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PARK RAPIDS, WOLF LAKE, PERHAM,  
NEW YORK MILLS, PARKERS PRAIRIE, HENNING, BATTLE LAKE, WADENA,  
AND MENAHGA  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. MIXED SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........73-78 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 43200 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE  
EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....35-40.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 128100 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN  
THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ029-030-040-262130-  
WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BRECKENRIDGE, FERGUS FALLS, ELBOW LAKE,  
HOFFMAN, ASHBY, HERMAN, AND BARRETT  
439 AM CDT WED APR 26 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN  
THE MORNING, THEN POSSIBLE RAIN AND SNOW IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....32-37.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......0.10 TO 0.20 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...0.  
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 50400 KNOT-FT) BECOMING EXCELLENT  
(AROUND 62200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 3900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND  
DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SNOW.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE  
MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.  
24 HR TREND......9 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 107800 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 4800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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