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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR E ND, NW AND WC MN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
247 PM CST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
NORTHWEST WINDS THE WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS WITH  
COLDER TEMPERATURES THAN THE LAST FEW WEEKS. MIN RHS IN THE 60S  
AND 70S WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE OVERALL BUT  
WILL INTENSIFY SOME WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON UP TO THE 20 TO 25MPH  
RANGE. THIS WILL BE THE LAST PLANNING FORECAST OF THE SEASON.  
 
MNZ001-004>009-013>017-061030-  
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  
247 PM CST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3-8.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......SCATTERED TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....9-14.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......TRACE TO 0.10 INCH AMOUNTS.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.  
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (AROUND 27600 KNOT-FT) BECOMING GOOD  
(AROUND 37400 KNOT-FT) BY AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........94-99 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....15-20.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........68-73 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 9.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS AROUND  
19. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 4. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 6. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 17. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MNZ002-003-022>024-027>032-040-061030-  
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  
247 PM CST TUE DEC 5 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....6-11.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25  
MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE  
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....11-16.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........69-74 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...3.  
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (AROUND 45600 KNOT-FT).  
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT HIGHER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH IN THE EVENING.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....17-22.  
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT LOWER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
PRECIPITATION.......NONE.  
HOURS OF SUNSHINE...4.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 12. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 8. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS  
AROUND 10. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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