384  
FNUS53 KGRR 291846  
FWFGRR  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
..DRY AND WARMER
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE STATE TONIGHT PRODUCING  
CLEAR SKIES AND CHILLY TEMPERATURES. SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED  
THURSDAY AND HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS EXPECTED  
ALONG US-10 INLAND FROM THE LAKE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
MIZ037>039-043>045-300830-  
MASON-LAKE-OSCEOLA-OCEANA-NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUDINGTON, BALDWIN, REED CITY, HART,  
FREMONT, AND BIG RAPIDS  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN, 200-700 FT AGL.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......INLAND, 2600-3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT  
AGL OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....40-370 (POOR TO GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 25-30  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT DRIER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 3  
PERCENT WETTER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
5700-6200 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....440-460 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-900 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1600-2100  
FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....20-120 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41-46 PERCENT NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 28-33  
PERCENT INLAND.  
24 HR TREND......3 PERCENT WETTER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 5  
PERCENT WETTER INLAND.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-3700 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
4900-5400 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....540-670 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ040-046-300830-  
CLARE-ISABELLA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLARE AND MOUNT PLEASANT  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.  
24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....40-320 (POOR TO GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
24 HR TREND......2 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....550-560 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-2400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-400 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....20-150 (POOR TO FAIR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28-33 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......1 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400-5900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....490-650 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ050-056-064-071-300830-  
MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MUSKEGON, GRAND HAVEN, JENISON, HOLLAND,  
AND SOUTH HAVEN  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
24 HR TREND......11 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-800 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND 1200-1700  
FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....50-120 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......19 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
5200-5700 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....400-440 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.  
24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....30-70 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........32-37 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-4400 FT AGL NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND  
5000-5500 FT AGL INLAND.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....520-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ051-052-057>059-300830-  
MONTCALM-GRATIOT-KENT-IONIA-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENVILLE, ALMA, GRAND RAPIDS, IONIA,  
AND ST. JOHNS  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......17 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-600 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....30-160 (POOR TO FAIR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......12 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900-6400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....480-530 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500-3000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....20-120 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
24 HR TREND......6 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......2 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200-5700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....470-620 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
 
MIZ065>067-072>074-300830-  
BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HASTINGS, CHARLOTTE, LANSING, KALAMAZOO,  
BATTLE CREEK, AND JACKSON  
246 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
24 HR TREND......12 DEGREES COOLER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81-86 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......30 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-2100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....30-130 (POOR TO FAIR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.  
24 HR TREND......1 DEGREE WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......16 PERCENT DRIER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-6300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....540-550 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.  
24 HR TREND......3 DEGREES WARMER.  
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......9 PERCENT WETTER.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-2800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-500 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
OVERNIGHT.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....30-50 (POOR).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES WARMER.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.  
24 HR TREND......UNCHANGED.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800-5300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....410-500 (GOOD).  
PCPN AMOUNT.........NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 9 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST  
OVERNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S.  
 

 
 
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