597  
FNUS73 KFGF 131233  
FWSFGF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HOFFMAN HARVEST FESTIVAL...FIRE CHIEF  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
733 AM CDT SUN AUG 13 2017  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CALL THE NWS IN GRAND FORKS AT 701-795-5127 FOR ADDITIONAL  
INFORMATION AND MONITOR OUR WEBSITE (WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FGF) OR NOAA  
ALL-HAZARDS RADIO FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY  
ACROSS FAR SOUTHEASTERN ND AND WEST CENTRAL MN DURING THE  
MORNING... AND PERSISTING ACROSS WEST CENTRAL MN THROUGH MUCH OF  
THE AFTERNOON. MORE WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS  
THE CENTRAL RED RIVER VALLEY AND INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST MN...  
MAINLY BETWEEN THE HIGHWAY 10 AND HIGHWAY 200 CORRIDORS. ALONG AND  
NORTH OF HIGHWAY 2 EXPECT PARTIAL SUNSHINE AND MAINLY DRY  
CONDITIONS TODAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...50 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......66.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 8 AM 11 AM 2 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........97 96 95 95  
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM (%)........30 30 50 50  
TEMP............62 62 64 66  
HEAT INDEX (F)..62 62 64 66  
SURFACE WIND....SE 10G15 SE 10G15 SE 9G15 SE 9G15  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...30 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......66.  
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 10 PM 1 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........95 88 92 91  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE NONE  
TSTM (%)........30 20 10 10  
TEMP............66 61 59 58  
HEAT INDEX (F)..66 61 59 58  
SURFACE WIND....SE 7G10 SE 7G10 E 5G10 E 5G10  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
CHANCE OF THUNDER...0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.  
MAX HEAT INDEX......72.  
SURFACE WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........84 83 72 66  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM (%)........0 0 0 0  
TEMP............58 63 67 71  
HEAT INDEX (F)..58 63 67 71  
SURFACE WIND....NE 6G10 NE 6G10 E 7G10 E 7G10  
 

 
FORECASTER...SPEICHER  
REQUESTED BY...PAT MCGRATH  
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER  
.TAG 1714299.0/FGF  
.EMAIL RYAN.KNUTSVIG@NOAA.GOV, GREGORY.GUST@NOAA.GOV, TINA.LINDQUIST@CO.GRANT.MN.US, PATRICK.MCGRATH@CO.GRANT.MN.US  
 
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