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FNUS53 KFGF 291236  
FWFFGF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND, NW AND WC MN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
607 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017  
 
...OBSERVED MORNING HAINES INDICES WERE 3 (VERY LOW) AT BISMARCK AND  
ABERDEEN. INTERNATIONAL FALLS WASNT AVAILABLE....  
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A CLOUDY AND COOL DAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS FOR THIS MEMORIAL  
DAY. CLOUDS AND A NORTH WIND WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY,  
AS THE RISK SHIFTS MORE INTO NORTHERN MINNESOTA. MID WEEK WILL SEE  
BUT DRIER CONDITIONS AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE 70S.  
 
NDZ006>008-014>016-024-026-027-054-292115-  
TOWNER-CAVALIER-PEMBINA-BENSON-RAMSEY-EASTERN WALSH COUNTY-EDDY-  
NELSON-GRAND FORKS-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, GRAND FORKS, EDINBURG, ADAMS,  
AND LANKIN  
735 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 146700 KNOT-FT) BECOMING  
EXCELLENT (AROUND 189200 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......13 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...7.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 164800 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NDZ028>030-038-039-049-052-053-292115-  
GRIGGS-STEELE-TRAILL-BARNES-CASS-RANSOM-SARGENT-RICHLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COOPERSTOWN, FINLEY, HOPE, MAYVILLE,  
HILLSBORO, HATTON, PORTLAND, VALLEY CITY, FARGO, LISBON,  
ENDERLIN, GWINNER, MILNOR, FORMAN, RUTLAND, AND WAHPETON  
735 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...2.  
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (AROUND 133100 KNOT-FT) BECOMING  
EXCELLENT (AROUND 180700 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83-88 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...6.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 166300 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 7400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ001-004>009-013>017-292115-  
WEST POLK-KITTSON-ROSEAU-LAKE OF THE WOODS-WEST MARSHALL-  
EAST MARSHALL-NORTH BELTRAMI-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-  
NORTH CLEARWATER-SOUTH BELTRAMI-  
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, RED LAKE FALLS,  
FOSSTON, FERTILE, MCINTOSH, ERSKINE, BAGLEY, CLEARBROOK,  
AND BEMIDJI  
735 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 119500 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 155700 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 6200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-292115-  
NORMAN-CLAY-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-HUBBARD-WEST BECKER-  
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-WADENA-GRANT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ADA, TWIN VALLEY, HALSTAD, MOORHEAD,  
MAHNOMEN, NAYTAHWAUSH, WAUBUN, ALIDA, EBRO, LAKE ITASCA,  
LONG LOST LAKE, LOWER RICE LAKE, ROY LAKE, UPPER RICE LAKE,  
PARK RAPIDS, DETROIT LAKES, WOLF LAKE, BRECKENRIDGE,  
FERGUS FALLS, PERHAM, NEW YORK MILLS, PARKERS PRAIRIE, HENNING,  
BATTLE LAKE, WADENA, MENAHGA, ELBOW LAKE, HOFFMAN, ASHBY, HERMAN,  
AND BARRETT  
735 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...1.  
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 107600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO  
EXCELLENT (AROUND 159500 KNOT-FT) IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......14 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......ISOLATED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (AROUND 133900 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 5700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
50. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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