643  
FNUS53 KGRR 151911  
FWFGRR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
..A FEW LINGERING SHOWERS TONIGHT
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
CLOUDS AND A FEW LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS AND  
PATCHY DRIZZLE WILL LINGER TONIGHT BEFORE FAIR AND UNSEASONABLY  
WARM WEATHER RETURNS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK.  
 
MIZ037>039-043>045-160815-  
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUDINGTON, BALDWIN, REED CITY, HART,  
FREMONT, AND BIG RAPIDS  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG  
AFTER 0200.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MAX HUMIDITY........99 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 56-61  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......21 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 27  
PERCENT DRIER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-2700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
5400-5900 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 56-61  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.  
24 HR TREND......  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2200 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
3500-4000 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ040-046-160815-  
CLARE-ISABELLA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLARE AND MOUNT PLEASANT  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 0200, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG  
AFTER 0200.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......18 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........98 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........54-59 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....200-300 (FAIR TO GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ050-056-064-071-160815-  
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MUSKEGON, GRAND HAVEN, JENISON, HOLLAND,  
AND SOUTH HAVEN  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG  
AFTER 0200.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......11 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
4700-5200 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
EAST AROUND 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51-56 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ051-052-057>059-160815-  
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, ALMA, GRAND RAPIDS, IONIA,  
AND ST. JOHNS  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). AREAS OF FOG  
AFTER 0200.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 0 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-4000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ065>067-072>074-160815-  
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HASTINGS, CHARLOTTE, LANSING, KALAMAZOO,  
BATTLE CREEK, AND JACKSON  
311 PM EDT SUN SEP 15 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) UNTIL 2300, THEN  
PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS UNTIL 2300. AREAS OF FOG AFTER 0200.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH  
OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE TO 0.01 IN.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400-4900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-3900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-400 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 9 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
9 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 8 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S.  
 

 
 
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