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FNUS53 KGRR 020800  
FWFGRR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
..HOT AND DRY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STAGNANT WEATHER PATTERN WITH PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP  
IT HOT AND DRY OVER THE WEEK OR SO.  
 
MIZ037>039-043>045-022015-  
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUDINGTON, BALDWIN, REED CITY, HART,  
FREMONT, AND BIG RAPIDS  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 26-31  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......7 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 2  
PERCENT DRIER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
7500-8000 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....600-800 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-200 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 900-1400 FT  
AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88 NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND AROUND 91 INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1 DEGREE  
WARMER INLAND.  
MIN HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 29-34  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......6 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 2  
PERCENT WETTER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 7 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-2900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
7000-7500 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....900-1000 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ040-046-022015-  
CLARE-ISABELLA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLARE AND MOUNT PLEASANT  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8200-8700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....700-800 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 6 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....800-1000 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ050-056-064-071-022015-  
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MUSKEGON, GRAND HAVEN, JENISON, HOLLAND,  
AND SOUTH HAVEN  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 30-35  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 6  
PERCENT DRIER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700-6200 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
7700-8200 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-300 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 800-1300 FT  
AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE COOLER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 33-38  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......5 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 2  
PERCENT WETTER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-4800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
7200-7700 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....800-1000 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ051-052-057>059-022015-  
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, ALMA, GRAND RAPIDS, IONIA,  
AND ST. JOHNS  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......10 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500-9000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....500-800 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82-87 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-100 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 6 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900-6400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900-8400 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....900-1200 (EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ065>067-072>074-022015-  
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HASTINGS, CHARLOTTE, LANSING, KALAMAZOO,  
BATTLE CREEK, AND JACKSON  
400 AM EDT THU JUL 2 2020  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......8 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....500-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-100 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-100 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......4 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900-8400 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....600 (EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO 1100 (EXCELLENT)  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.    
INDEPENDENCE DAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING  
WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
 

 
 
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