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While this product is formatted for the Wildland Fire Community, it has a good writeup for what's going on. The Hazardous Weather Briefing should be out now.
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI 404 PM EDT MON JUN 6 2011 ...INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY WITH CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH WEDNESDAY... .DISCUSSION...A WARM FRONT WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTH INTO NORTHERN MICHIGAN TONIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL USHER IN INCREASING HEAT AND HUMIDITY THROUGH MIDWEEK...AS WELL AS PROVIDE SEVERAL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT OUT OF THE SOUTH DURING TUESDAY MORNING...THEN WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCALIZED LAKE BREEZES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS WELL. SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MORE BREEZY ON WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE THREAT FOR PRECIPITATION WILL END ON THURSDAY AS THE COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION...USHERING IN COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER BY THE END OF THE WORK WEEK.